Gulf oil disaster

Striped dolphins swim through BP oil, April 2012 (NOAA's National Ocean Service)

BP is Even More Dangerously Arrogant Than You Thought

Haven’t been following the BP oil spill trial this week? You’ve missed a series of incredible revelations that have provided a window inside BP’s grossly negligent corporate culture.

Pelican in flight. Photo by Rick Lewis.

Lagniappe for the Mississippi River Delta—and the Gulf of Mexico

Last Thursday began with a buzz of speculation for those of us in the Mississippi River Delta Restoration campaign. The Justice department was going to announce a settlement with BP …

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Gulf Dolphins are Still Dying—Don’t Let BP Off Easy

Two and a half years after BP’s Deepwater Horizon rig exploded and sent more than 200 million gallons of oil into the Gulf, dolphins across the northern Gulf of Mexico …

Weekly News Roundup – October 19, 2012

Want to know what National Wildlife Federation was up to this week? Here is a recap of the week’s NWF news: New Report: Midwest Auto and Manufacturing Revival Takes Region …

NWF Staff Photo

BP Wants to Get Let Off the Hook? Are We Talking About the Same BP?

There are reports out that BP is HIGHLY OFFENDED that the Justice Department might ask it to pay a settlement for the Gulf oil disaster of … just $18 billion. …

Bearded Seal

Clock Ticks Down for Arctic Marine Life as Shell Oil Rig Heads to Sea

This week a Shell Oil Co. drilling rig, the Kulluk, headed towards the Beaufort Sea off Alaska’s northern coast to begin drilling operations.  This flagship effort to open up Arctic waters to …

Tar Sands Giants Sneaky New Playbook Revealed

Polluters seem to have drawn the wrong lesson from the Keystone XL controversy. Rather than temper the headlong rush to exploit tar sands, they’re getting sneakier. The tactics: gut environmental and public review while breaking up their grandiose …

American White Pelicans in Louisiana's Barataria Bay, March 2012 (NWF staff photo)

BP Connection? Oil Traces Found in Pelican Eggs Far from Gulf

Could pollutants from the BP oil spill be persisting in pelicans more than a thousand miles from the Gulf of Mexico? The evidence is still preliminary, but Minnesota Public Radio …

Tar mat coats marsh in Bay Jimmy off Louisiana's Barataria Bay, March 2012 (NWF staff photo)

Two Years into BP Oil Spill, “Our Whole Life is Upside-Down”

It wasn’t until several years after the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill that the full ecological impacts on Alaska’s ecosystems revealed themselves, and two years into the Gulf oil disaster, …

Weekly News Roundup – April 20, 2012

Want to know what National Wildlife Federation was up to this week? Here is a recap of the week’s NWF news: Nearly 400 Kansas Schools to be Recognized as Part …

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