August 22, 2012 -
Tests find low levels of health-damaging pollutants including radioactive elements in and around the Texas Brine sinkhole in Bayou Corne, La. -- but environmental advocates say the potential cumulative health impacts justify continued monitoring.
August 17, 2012 -
With the Oct. 1 deadline to opt out of the BP settlement fast approaching, Gulf fishermen are confronted with the tough choice of accepting what many say is an inadequate settlement payout or fighting for more with the risk of getting nothing at all.
August 14, 2012 -
Local officials in Assumption Parish, La. are upset that they weren't warned by state and corporate officials that a salt mine where a massive sinkhole recently appeared was used for the disposal of radioactive waste from oil and gas drilling.
August 8, 2012 -
The unprecedented use of chemical dispersants following BP's Gulf disaster led to complaints of health problems among cleanup workers and local residents. A coalition of groups is now suing the EPA in hopes of spurring regulatory action.
August 7, 2012 -
As sea levels rise due to global warming, politicians across the hard-hit South are blocking efforts to address the problem.
July 27, 2012 -
As the Olympics get underway in London, protesters are targeting BP for its corporate sponsorship of the games, which they say amounts to "greenwashing" its pollution in the Gulf of Mexico and elsewhere.
July 18, 2012 -
With billions of dollars in Clean Water Act fines for the BP disaster slated to go to Gulf states, the region's businessmen and political leaders are talking about using the money for purposes other than ecosystem restoration. Gulf Coast citizens and advocates need to follow the money and demand accountability.