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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 …

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.

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.

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

What You Wish You Didn’t Know About Oil Spills

5/9/2010 // By Miles Grant

A few facts gathered by the National Wildlife Federation’s Senior Scientist, Doug Inkley… According to the National Research Council of the National Academy of Sciences, about 3 million gallons of oil and refined oil are spill in U.S. waters every …

A Video Report from BP Oil Spill’s Surface

5/7/2010 // By Miles Grant

I finished this wind-blown clip just seconds before our boat captain hit the engines for home, worried a dispersant plane might fly over us.

Young Turtle Turned Red By BP Oil Spill

5/6/2010 // By Miles Grant

I hitched a ride out of the Mississippi River Delta town of Venice, LA yesterday with a local fishing boat captain concerned about the BP Oil Spill’s impact on wildlife. We found a ribbon of oil turned a rusty red …

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