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The Truth Behind BP’s Disaster in the Gulf

Posted by in Featured, Global Exchange News & Events, World News & Events on 4th April, 2011 | 2 Comments

9780470943373.pdfOn April 20, 2010, the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig — leased by BP and owned by Transocean — exploded off the coast of Louisiana, killing eleven men, and unleashing a 210 million gallon oil gusher. It became the largest oil disaster in American history, and it could happen again. To mark the one-year anniversary of the disaster, we will release Black Tide: the Devastating Impact of the Gulf Oil Spill (Wiley), by Global Exchange Energy Program Director, Antonia Juhasz.
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Deep Water Drilling Ban Lifted

Posted by in World News & Events on 12th October, 2010 | No Comments

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar. Photographer: Mark Wilson/Getty ImagesIt’s official; the White House announced earlier today that the moratorium on deep water drilling which was not set to expire until November 30th is now being lifted. How do we feel about it, and what can you do to make your voice heard?
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Deep Water Drilling Ban Lifted

Posted by in End Dirty Energy, World News & Events on 12th October, 2010 | No Comments

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar. Photographer: Mark Wilson/Getty ImagesIt’s official; the White House announced earlier today that the moratorium on deep water drilling which was not set to expire until November 30th is now being lifted. How do we feel about it, and what can you do to make your voice heard?
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BP’s “Missing Oil” Washes up in St. Mary’s Parish, LA

Posted by in Featured on 2nd August, 2010 | 1 Comment

2010-07-31-OiledGrassBP’s “Missing Oil” coats wetlands and beaches along the waterways near St. Mary’s Parish, Louisiana, where no one is booming, cleaning, skimming, or watching.
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