BP oil spill

Can music make a difference? The New Pornographers and Oxfam teamed up to spread make a music video featuring local residents still reeling from the BP oil spill.
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At the United States Energy Association's Annual State of the Energy Industry Forum, Jack Gerard, American Petroleum Institute President and CEO, spoke about the 500,000 jobs that could be created by the development of oil and gas in areas that is... Read More
The Gulf Coast of Mississippi has built government buildings such as City Hall in Gulfport that are green buildings and the new Congressman, Steven Palazzo, gives his opinion. Residents also weigh in on the matter.
Venice, La., is facing extinction. The small fishing community, located just 50 miles away from the Deepwater Horizon disaster, is in jeopardy, as the BP oil spill has put the livelihood of the residents in danger. The people of Venice are now left... Read More
http://www.BikeForTheGulf.org LINK WORKS NOW Former Black Panther and founder of Common Ground Collective in post Katrina New Orleans Malik Rahim announces his...
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John Pemberton of Southern Company thinks the oil spill disaster in the Gulf may muddy the waters of Congress's environmental debate. Tell us what you think in the comments section below.
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In light of President Obama's Oval Office address about the oil spill in the Gulf and the spills' 60 day anniversary, Planet Forward asks people around DC how they are feeling about, and reacting to, the environmental crisis.
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Public Citizen, Friends of the Earth, Greenpeace, Energy Action Coalition, Chesapeake Climate Action Network, 350.org, Hip Hop Caucus and the Center for Biological Diversity held an event at BP's DC headquarters calling for them to be held... Read More
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Reverend Yearwood compares the BP oil spill to Hurricane Katrina at the protest at BP's DC headquarters on June 4. Public Citizen, Friends of the Earth, Greenpeace, Energy Action Coalition, Chesapeake Climate Action Network, 350.org, Hip Hop Caucus... Read More
A group of tribal leaders from Alaska tour the Gulf spill area and ponder what might happen to their homelands if offshore oil drilling is approved for Arctic seas.

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