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BP Still Stonewalling EPA on Dispersant Chemicals

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 Cover-Up Begins to Unravel

“In Washington, it’s been said that ‘it’s not the crime, it’s the cover-up’ – but in this case, it’s both the crime and the cover-up that are an outrage,” said NWF President & CEO Larry Schweiger.

Forecast Florida: BP Oil Spill Now Being Tracked in Two Directions

NOAA’s BP oil spill response page is now featuring not one but two BP oil spill maps. The first one highlights the projected devastation in Louisiana, where winds from the …

BP Executive: Oil Spill “Impossible to Measure”

When you’re sitting in a stuffy Congressional hearing for up to eight hours, it can be hard to pinpoint the most critical moments. (OK, it can be hard to stay …

Tar Balls Wash Ashore in Florida Keys

Two alarming new pieces of evidence that the BP oil spill is spreading well beyond the Gulf Coast. The first is this photo from NASA, showing a plume of oil …

BP Oil Spill Already Heading for Florida Keys?

Is the BP oil spill is already realizing one worst-case scenario? Citing computer models, satellite images & an eyewitness account, University of South Florida researchers say currents are picking up …

BP Oil Spill: Monday News Roundup

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 …

Video: NWF’s Oil Spill Response Featured on

I joined 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 — …

Marine Life Confusing “Dispersed” Oil with Sea Habitat

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, …

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

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 …

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