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Lessons from Exxon Valdez: Turning Anger to Action

5/27/2010 // By NWF

The effects of the Exxon Valdez spill in Alaska’s Prince William Sound are still being felt 20 years later. Alaskan citizens impacted by the spill turned their anger into energy to take action and keep this from happening again. We need to do the same for the Gulf Coast and prevent another dirty energy disaster.
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Summer of Tears – A Commercial Fisherman Tours the Devastated Louisiana Coast

5/26/2010 // By Max Greenberg

Help ensure NWF has the funding needed to be on the front lines assessing the impact of the BP Oil Spill to wildlife The following is an account from commercial fisherman Michael Roberts of the devastation in the Gulf region […] Read more >

Fines, Civil Fines, and Statistics around the BP Oil Spill

5/26/2010 // By Max Greenberg

Just how much oil is spewing into the Gulf of Mexico daily? Who’s gonna foot the bill? What, exactly, will they be paying for, and how much? It seems like BP had their answers to those questions worked out weeks […] Read more >

NWF Scientist Visits Nesting Grounds Hit Hard By BP Oil Spill

5/26/2010 // By Miles Grant

Doug described seeing a brown pelican with its wings dirtied by heavy brown oil. The bird was preening in an attempt to clean itself off.
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“Angered” NWF President Blasts Lax Drilling Oversight

5/26/2010 // By Miles Grant

Federal regulators weren’t concerned about the risk of a catastrophic blowout & spill at the Deepwater Horizon site, according to a report in the New Orleans Times-Picayune: BP estimated that in the worst case, a blowout at the well would […] Read more >

BP Still Stonewalling EPA on Dispersant Chemicals

5/24/2010 // By Miles Grant

BP is still refusing to reveal exactly what’s in that dispersant. Like so many aspects of BP’s oil spill response, the redacted passages would be comical if the disaster wasn’t so serious.
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BP Oil Spill: Monday News Roundup

5/17/2010 // By Miles Grant

A quick roundup of the latest news on the BP oil spill: According to the New York Times, scientists have found huge plumes of oil deep beneath the surface of the Gulf of Mexico. BP managed to insert a tube […] Read more >

6 Ways to Use Technology to Help Wildlife Impacted by the Gulf Oil Spill

5/11/2010 // By Danielle Brigida

The National Wildlife Federation is working hard to help wildlife impacted by the BP Oil Spill–recruiting volunteers, coordinating restoration efforts, educating the public, and advocating for clean energy policies. We need your help!   We are looking for dedicated online […] Read more >

BP Oil Spill Update: Birds, Barrel Bickering & Betty White

5/11/2010 // By Miles Grant

The latest news from the Gulf Coast: The first two birds rescued from the spill have been returned to the wild Officials are pumping more fresh river water into the Louisiana wetlands to try to push the oil offshore Teams […] Read more >

Dropping Dome Doesn’t Work, So BP Trying Trash

5/10/2010 // By Miles Grant

“There’s no way that dome is going to work,” one Venice, LA fishing boat captain told me last week. “It’s just a distraction to make it look like BP is doing something while they drill the relief well, which is […] Read more >