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I joined PlanetForward.org this week to talk about my trip to the Gulf of Mexico to report on the BP oil spill: We need a new national energy policy — one that will cut our oil dependence & protect America’s… Read more >
Are you like me? Do you not think much about seaweed unless it gets caught in your bathing suit? Until my 10-hour boat trip across oil spill-impacted areas last week, I had no idea what a critical role sargassum, a… Read more >
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 >
“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 >
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.
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By Larry J. Schweiger I write this from Venice, Louisiana, a few days after the explosion at British Petroleum’s (BP) Deepwater Horizon oil rig set off a massive oil spill in the Gulf. Looking at the scale of the ecological… Read more >