September 14, 2012 -
Since Hurricane Isaac, oily tar has washed ashore along the beaches and bayous of the Gulf -- some of it linked to BP's Deepwater Horizon disaster, which locals report is having a lasting impact on their treasured fishing grounds.
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.
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 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.
May 3, 2012 -
The Mississippi Jobs First law encourages cleanup and recovery contractors to hire local workers -- a key step toward revitalizing disaster-stricken communities.
May 1, 2012 -
Despite the million-dollar ad campaigns and the political rhetoric about the Gulf returning to normal, many -- especially in the fishing community -- are facing a new reality and fear their lives will never be the same.
March 15, 2012 -
Scientists at East Carolina University have found oil bearing the specific fingerprint of crude from BP's Gulf oil spill in tiny creatures known as zooplankton that form the base of the marine food chain.