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30 Acres…An Insult

6/1/2010 // By Larry Schweiger

By Larry J. Schweiger After touring the extensive area of wetlands already impacted by the BP oil spill, and seeing that hundreds if not thousands of acres are already affected, I find it an insult that BP claims only 30 acres are […] Read more >

News from Coastal Louisiana

5/27/2010 // By Larry Schweiger

By Larry J. Schweiger My colleague Senior Wildlife Biologist Doug Inkley at National Wildlife Federation and I have spent the past two days in Louisiana.  Doug shares some information on how wildlife are being impacted by the BP oil spill.  […] Read more >

You Can’t Rewind an Oil Spill

5/26/2010 // By Larry Schweiger

By Larry J. Schweiger You can’t rewind an oil spill but you can put a pause to the next one.  Arctic ocean drilling is a mistake for wildlife. Read more >

“A Blowout Scenario is Not Required”

5/26/2010 // By Larry Schweiger

By Larry J. Schweiger BP convinced the federal agency that oversees drilling safety, the Minerals Management Service (MMS), that a well blowout like what has now occurred at the Macondo well was so unlikely that “a blowout scenario…is not required […] Read more >

Testimony Before Congress: Why the BP Oil Disaster is a Crime Scene

5/25/2010 // By Larry Schweiger

By Larry J. Schweiger I had the opportunity to testify before the U.S. House of Representatives Transportation and Infrastructure Committee last week on why the BP oil disaster is a crime scene.  By some scientific estimates the spill is already […] Read more >

Why the BP Oil Spill is a Crime Scene

5/21/2010 // By Larry Schweiger

By Larry J. Schweiger I had the opportunity to join Dylan Ratigan on MSNBC today to talk about the BP oil spill and why the spill is a crime scene. Read more >

5/19/2010 // By Larry Schweiger

By Larry J. Schweiger In a short while, at 10 am Eastern today,  I’ll be giving remarks to the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee on how the BP oil spill is impacting communities and wildlife. Watch live and see […] Read more >

A Cajun Call for Clean Energy

5/11/2010 // By Amanda Cooke

This past weekend, about 200 residents from the New Orleans area signed a huge banner with bold personal messages to express deep concern over America’s continuing addiction to oil. Read more >

Will the Oil Spill Become America’s Moment to Embrace a Clean Energy Future?

5/8/2010 // By Larry Schweiger

By Larry J. Schweiger As I head back from the Gulf coast today, where I saw firsthand some of the terrible impacts of the BP oil disaster, I read Al Gore’s excellent op-ed that ran in The New Republic today. […] Read more >

Statement on Freeze on New Coastal Drilling

4/30/2010 // By Larry Schweiger

By Larry Schweiger Here is my statement on President Obama’s freeze on new coastal drilling. Go to www.nwf.org/oilspill for the latest developments on the oil spill and how you can help. “We support President Obama’s freeze on new coastal drilling, […] Read more >