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Gulf Oil Spill | Gulf Oil Spill

marion-kaoiu's picture
Jul.20.2011
The British Petroleum oil spill was capped in July of 2010. A year afterwards, the tourists are returning to the Gulf beaches. With that in mind, BP went to court, stating its damages settlement should be reduced. Others, however, believe reports of a tourism boom are far from correct. Source...
kate-clinton's picture
Jun.24.2010
Here in gorgeous Provincetown, three days after the summer solstice, I walk out the jetty at the far west end of town. I have started many walks here in all kinds of weather, often with a burdened mind. Most days by the return, I cannot imagine what bothered me. It is as if I have left the problem...
james-g-workman's picture
Jun.18.2010
Hey, I just published an op-ed piece in AOL News on the links between BP's Deepwater oil spill offshore in salt water and the implications of a corrective energy policy that could pollute or dry up freshwater supplies inland. Here it is: In his Oval Office speech on the BP oil spill, President...
clinton-fein's picture
Jun.17.2010
President Barack Obama's first Oval Office speech to the nation presented an opportunity to address an anxious country in the midst of the worst environmental disaster in its history. Going for broke with his opening, Obama touched on the recession, the wars in (mineral-rich) Afghanistan and (...
tim-wise's picture
Jun.17.2010
In the end, a president known for his ability to craft language like no politician in the last half-century may be undone by a speech: in this case, his presentation Wednesday night from the Oval Office, in which he sought to address the unfolding ecological catastrophe on the Gulf Coast. For...
tatjana-soli's picture
Jun.10.2010
 BP has proved over and over how ill-intentioned they have been and continue to be. Their response plan, written in 2009, cites a wildlife expert who died in 2005. They are also trying to limit the press's access to documenting the effects of the spill. My question is how can the ordinary person...
will-durst's picture
Jun.08.2010
To say the news coming out of the Gulf is not what you call encouraging is like saying it's been a rough week for Dennis Hopper. And its making people crazy. No. Really. Crazy. Louisiana native and Democratic strategist, James Carville, went off on the President like a string of overstuffed...
gary-cooper's picture
Jun.02.2010
   Facts are sometimes stranger than fiction, and although this account is fictious  I Believe it will not be able to keep up with the actual developement of events to come.    Just prior to the recent spill in the Gulf the  revolutionary developement of a oil eating bacteria was just on the eve...
suzanne-frischkorn's picture
Jun.01.2010
My poem, "An Eye on New Zealand's Bird," appears in the open mic section at Poets for Living Waters. The poem first appeared in 88: A Journal of Contemporary American Poetry and is also in my first book, Lit Windowpane.  I love what Amy & Heidi are doing, you should check it out....
will-durst's picture
May.30.2010
The President may have wrestled Afghanistan and Iraq to shaky standoffs but the newest skirmish in the heads- up display of Air Force One shows him losing the third Gulf war and losing bad. Taking shots from both sides- from both sides. Republicans are yelling at Obama for holding BP responsible...