Monday, June 28, 2010

Oil Drilling News



BP oil spill costs hit $100 million/day


Satellite Images Show Oil Slicks Affecting Beaches from Gulfport, Mississippi to Destin, Florida


BP Sticks to August Plan for Plugging Leaking Oil Well, May Beat Schedule


When It Comes to Spills, Size Counts, but Is Often Elusive


BP's deadline to give facts on Gulf oil spill


Ex-EPA lawyer points to BP as 'serial criminal'

Also see: BP's latest blunder fuels critics' fire


Offshore drilling loses some support


Make Oil Obsolete by Turning It into Salt




Moratorium Needed: Deep-water drilling must stop until safety is assured


What would happen if we admitted to the high risk of deepwater drilling?




So Far, 400 Have Sought Medical Care After Visits to Escambia County Beaches


Oil spill hits Mississippi shore

“Louisiana's fragile wetlands have been hardest hit by the oil but Mississippi had escaped damage until Sunday, although some oil had tainted its barrier islands. Oil has also come ashore in Alabama and Florida's Gulf coast. Gluey gobs of brown oil and a rainbow oil sheen sloshed onto tourist beaches at Ocean Springs, Mississippi, about 10 miles east of Biloxi, and at a beach used by fisherman that is close to an inland marsh.”


NOAA Expands Fishing Closed Area in Gulf of Mexico

“The closed area now represents 80,228 square miles, which is approximately 33.2 percent of Gulf of Mexico federal waters.”



A sampling of the many articles on this:


Thousands hold hands across the sand in protest of offshore drilling


Hand in Hand, Thousands Protest Offshore Oil Drilling


Demonstrators say no to offshore drilling


Crowds across New Jersey beaches protest offshore oil drilling after Gulf disaster


Offshore oil drilling protested worldwide


Hawaii joins hands to protest off-shore oil drilling


Rallies link up to oppose offshore oil drilling


Hands Across the Sand Movement Makes a Bold Visual Statement Against Offshore Drilling


Protesters join hands on Florida beaches to protest offshore drilling


Event Photos

South Beach, Miami photo (1500 people!)


Event Videos




Crist: We Need to Ban Oil Drilling Off Florida