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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 >

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.
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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 […] Read more >

NWF Staffers Spot Turtle Struggling in Oil Slick

5/4/2010 // By Miles Grant

The National Wildlife Federation took another boat trip today, gauging the impacts of the oil spill on Gulf Coast wildlife. This time, NWF’s Larry Schweiger and Karla Raettig spotted a turtle struggling in the oil slick: We alerted local wildlife […] Read more >

NWF President Visits Louisiana Bird Rescue Center

5/4/2010 // By Miles Grant

Larry Schweiger, president & CEO of the National Wildlife Federation, visited the bird rescue center in Fort Jackson today: Help ensure NWF has the funding needed to be on the front lines helping wildlife >>   For all the latest […] Read more >

Louisiana Fishing Boat Captain Reels in Spilled Oil

5/4/2010 // By Miles Grant

This is one of the fishing boat captains we’d chartered yesterday to provide tours of critical Gulf Coast wildlife habitats guided by National Wildlife Federation staffers. Today, he went out about 14 miles off Venice, LA and found the oil […] Read more >

NWF President Talks to Rachel Maddow About BP Oil Spill

5/4/2010 // By Miles Grant

MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow broadcast her show live last night from the Mississippi River Delta town of Venice, LA. Larry Schweiger, president & CEO of the National Wildlife Federation, joined her to discuss the ongoing BP oil spill: Visit msnbc.com for […] Read more >

NWF President Leads ABC News on Tour of Gulf Coast Oil Spill

5/3/2010 // By Miles Grant

Help ensure NWF has the funding needed to be on the front lines helping wildlife >>   For all the latest news on how the oil spill is impacting the Gulf Coast’s wildlife and to learn how you can help, […] Read more >

Sat PM Gulf Coast Oil Spill Update: Slick Triples in Size

5/1/2010 // By Miles Grant

From the Associated Press: The oil slick over the water’s surface appeared to triple in size over the past two days, which could indicate an increase in the rate that oil is spewing from the well, according to one analysis […] Read more >

Breaking: Gulf Coast Oil Spill Now Projected to Make Landfall Tonight

4/29/2010 // By Miles Grant

The oil spill forecast is now looking like some of the worst-case scenarios we’ve been hearing. Read more >

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