Bridge the Gulf
February 19, 2014 -
Retired U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Russel Honoré, best known as the commander of Joint Task Force Katrina following the 2005 hurricane, is now leading a coalition of environmental groups working to force Louisiana's oil and gas industry to take responsibility for its ecological destruction.
October 8, 2013 -
A new study by Texas scientists finds that BP's oil will be causing damage to the Gulf sea bed for decades, confirming what locals have long been saying -- and what BP has been working vigorously to deny.
September 23, 2013 -
Joey Yerkes was a fisherman in Florida when the BP oil disaster occurred, and he and many others ended up chronically ill from spill-related chemical exposures. Three years later, the health crisis in the region continues and must not be forgotten.
September 4, 2013 -
People from across the Gulf Coast will join in a national action on Sept. 21 calling on President Obama to reject the Keystone XL pipeline and the toxic burden it will bring to communities already suffering from dirty energy production.
August 19, 2013 -
Fisherman on the Gulf Coast long for the days before BP's "well from hell" spewed crude oil for 87 days and before nearly 2 million gallons of toxic dispersant were sprayed into Gulf waters that have sustained their families for generations.
August 15, 2013 -
It was a year ago this month that a massive sinkhole opened up at the site of Texas Brine's operations in Assumption Parish, La., with improper mining the suspected cause. The state has sued the company, which is in buyout negotiations with some of the hundreds of residents affected by a mandatory evacuation order.
July 23, 2013 -
Amid plans to increase shipments of tar sands oil through Mobile, Ala., residents rallied in front of city hall today to urge officials to get the unusually dirty and dangerous fossil fuel out of their community.