oil spill

BP Apologist Barton Gets Big Oil All Star Card on Eve of Congressional Game

BP apologist and baseball aficionado Rep. Joe Barton was named a “Big Oil All Star” today by the National Wildlife Federation, on the eve of the annual Congressional baseball game …

If Birds Could Talk

Jaime Matyas is NWF’s Executive’s Vice President & Chief Operating Officer. She is in Louisiana this week with NWF’s on the ground team touring areas devastated by the oil spill. …

Sea Turtles Dying in BP “Burn Boxes” – First-Hand Account from Boat Captain

On June 17, the Los Angeles Times reported in “Death by fire in the gulf” that an effort to burn oil from the surface of the Gulf is also torching …

(Video) Utah Spill as Media Heightens Scrutiny of Dirty Pipeline Projects

 It’s the same old song from the oil industry. “Trust us.” In the oil industry’s bid to win approval for a massive 2,000 mile pipeline to cut across six states, …

Helping Wildlife With Grace

As the bleak news continues to flow from the oil spill disaster in the Gulf, there is one thing that is keeping spirits a little bit lighter: the amazing outpouring …

Hurricanes and the BP Spill – Separating Fact From Fiction

Last week NOAA released its Atlantic Hurricane Season Outlook, which describes how conditions are ripe for a year with above average storm activity. NOAA estimates that eight to 14 hurricanes will …

Growing Evidence of Oil Spill’s Impacts on Dolphins, Sea Turtles

Dr. Doug Inkley, senior scientist at the National Wildlife Federation, has compiled startling numbers on dolphin & sea turtle strandings so far. Here’s what he found: The 244 endangered & …

Big Oil Bailout Vote Looks Likely By June 10

Wait a minute. In the depths of a Great Recession and the likely decimation of Gulf Coast fishing, tourism and recreation industries caused by BP’s oil spill, the Senate thinks …

BP CEO Really Tired Of Dealing With BP Oil Spill

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EIA_sL4cSlo&feature=player_embedded[/youtube]Yesterday, the Washington Post wrote about how National Wildlife Federation staffers have dropped everything to respond to the BP oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. I’ve been working 60+ …

NWF Flyover Shows Acre After Acre of Oiled Wetlands

NWF staffers investigate BP’s claim that only 30 acres of Louisiana wetlands have been coated in oil.

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