December 3, 2012 -
High-profile disasters like the BP spill aren't the only way the oil industry is harming the health of Louisiana residents. A new report finds that toxic pollution from refinery accidents is increasing and urges action by companies and regulators.
August 29, 2012 -
Residents of Gulf states are being warned to stay on alert for BP oil stirred up by Hurricane Isaac and to report sightings of any pollution washing ashore.
July 16, 2012 -
A federally-funded study involving university scientists and Gulf Coast communities impacted by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill is looking at toxic components of crude oil in Gulf seafood in the BP disaster's wake.
July 3, 2012 -
Out of the tragedy of the 2010 BP oil disaster we could soon see new opportunities emerge thanks to the passage of a federal law directing fines back to the region.
April 23, 2012 -
A health survey conducted in Gulf Coast communities by the Louisiana Environmental Action Network finds widespread and frequent illnesses among people exposed to pollution from the disaster.
April 20, 2012 -
Colorlines takes the numbers from the new Facing South/Institute for Southern Studies report on the BP spill's aftermath and transforms them into an infographic showing the disaster's impacts.
April 19, 2012 -
Two years after BP's Deepwater Horizon rig exploded in the Gulf of Mexico, a Facing South/Institute report finds coastal communities are struggling to cope and recover -- and to get the nation to pay attention.