February 8, 2012 -
The civil trial for the 2010 Gulf oil disaster is scheduled to get underway this month in New Orleans -- unless BP reaches a settlement with the federal government, which some think is likely.
January 20, 2012 -
A new video from the Louisiana Environmental Action Network features first-hand accounts from mothers and grandmothers about the chronic health problems affecting an alarming number of children who live in Gulf Coast communities impacted by the 2010 BP oil spill.
December 28, 2011 -
Though the oil stopped gushing from the site of BP's Deepwater Horizon disaster last year, Gulf Coast residents are facing an ongoing environmental health crisis from exposure to toxins in the crude and the dispersants used to break up the slick -- one of Facing South's top stories of 2011.
December 8, 2011 -
Gulf Coast advocates are pressing for greater fairness and openness in funding restoration efforts following the BP oil disaster.
November 30, 2011 -
A new report tallies a disturbing number of accidents at the state's oil refineries in 2010 -- and offers recommendations for addressing the problem.
November 14, 2011 -
As Keystone XL pipeline protesters savor their victory, a battle for justice rages in the Gulf.
September 21, 2011 -
After Tropical Storm Lee's floodwaters receded, people living miles inland from Mississippi's beaches reported finding what looks like crude oil in their drainage ditches. After initially blaming the substance on cars and boats, state authorities are now pointing the finger at algae blooms, but local activists are skeptical.