gulf of mexico
January 28, 2015 -
The Obama administration has proposed opening Atlantic waters to offshore oil and gas drilling after years of being lobbied by a coalition of coastal-state governors that had more than a little industry help. But a growing grassroots movement aims to keep the drills at bay.
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.
May 8, 2013 -
BP is scrambling to save the company's image from the realities of the ongoing Gulf disaster, but it can't hide the truth.
April 19, 2013 -
Saturday, April 20, marks the third anniversary of the deadly BP Deepwater Horizon explosion and oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. We take a by-the-numbers look at the still-unfolding disaster today.
April 18, 2013 -
When Gulf Coast activists attended BP's annual meeting last week to express concerns about the ongoing environmental health problems related to the 2010 oil disaster, BP chief Bob Dudley assured them it's an "ecosystem that's used to oil."
March 7, 2013 -
Clean water advocates have filed a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit against the U.S. Coast Guard over its refusal to release public records about a chronic leak from Taylor Energy oil wells off the Louisiana coast. Caused by an underwater mudslide during Hurricane Ivan, the spill has been fouling Gulf waters since 2004.