BP oil spill

Planet Forward
Planet Forward host, Frank Sesno, interviews Miles Grant, of the National Wildlife Federation, on the economic and environmental impacts he witnessed on his recent trip to visit the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
National Wildlife Federation's Miles Grant experiences first hand the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
You would think that after an environmental catastrophe on the scale of the Deepwater Horizon blowout, the federal agency in charge of reviewing plans for new wells would put everything on hold while it figured out what happened, how to better... Read More
Less than a month after Obama announced and expansion of offshore drilling a BP Oil platform exploded in the gulf coast. But will this change public opinion or the Obama administrations approach to the energy crisis?
Over the last few weeks since the "Next Steps to A Climate Bill" presentation at George Washington University, the initial diagnosis of collective ADD (Attention-Deficit Disorder) on environmental action I proposed has...well, oscillated maddeningly... Read More
I was talking to Willis Reed, the former New York Knicks basketball player last night. (Don’t ask – it’s a long story.) He lives about as far north as you can go in Louisiana but he was interested in my take on the oil spill. Reed is an avid hunter... Read More
The Gulf of Mexico oil spill has set the alarm bells ringing. President Obama called it an “unprecedented environmental disaster”. This mishap has sparked a debate about the environmental safety concerns related to offshore drilling. An immediate... Read More
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I was 16 years old and had recently gotten my first driver's license when the Exxon Valdez ran aground off the Alaskan coast. I clearly remember at the time making a conscious decision with my friends to boycott Exxon gas stations in an (ultimately... Read More
It’s a little over 150 miles from where I live in Baton Rouge to Venice, Louisiana, the town where the Gulf meets land. What I find interesting is how little conversation I’m hearing here in town about the spill. I was at the annual Baton Rouge Fest... Read More
Leaked report: Government fears Deepwater Horizon well could become unchecked gusher (Brian Raines, al.com/Mobile Press-Register)