oil spill

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 PlanetForward.org

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 — …

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, …

A Cajun Call for Clean Energy

This past weekend, about 200 residents from the New Orleans area signed a huge banner with bold personal messages to express deep concern over America’s continuing addiction to oil.

6 Ways to Use Technology to Help Wildlife Impacted by the Gulf Oil Spill

The National Wildlife Federation is working hard to help wildlife impacted by the BP Oil Spill–recruiting volunteers, coordinating restoration efforts, educating the public, and advocating for clean energy policies. We …

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 …

Dropping Dome Doesn’t Work, So BP Trying Trash

“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 …

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