When an oil spill or chemical leak threatens our nation’s wildlife, this program is there to investigate the cause, restore habitat, and prevent future incidents. Now its already-stretched budget could be cut even further, begging the question: when the next spill happens, who will be there to clean up the mess?
Posts Tagged: oil spill
An oil spill in these unpredictable waters would spell tragedy for Alaskan wildlife; Here’s why.
A new AP report shows that the lingering effects of the BP oil spill are taking a toll on the fishing industry in the Gulf of Mexico.
As a new oil slick emerges off the Gulf coast, a bill to protect some of California’s most important natural treasures moves one step closer to achieving permanent protection.
Conservation groups including Defenders are urging the Obama administration to spend some of the $1 billion BP announced it would release yesterday to help speed the cleanup and recovery of the Gulf of Mexico on expanding coastal wildlife refuges.