Thursday, October 28, 2010
Oil Spill Commission finds Halliburton's cement was unstable, failed multiple tests before Deepwater Horizon disaster
Moral Forum participants debate offshore drilling
Wednesday, October 27, 2010
Drilling returning to Gulf
Majority of Likely Voters Support Expanded Offshore Drilling
"...59 percent of likely voters would approve of "allowing more offshore oil and gas drilling." Just 35 percent would disapprove."
ALTERNATIVES TO OIL
Navy boat uses algae-based fuel on way to 'green fleet'
Frustration remains six months after oil spill
Louisiana Builds Barriers Even as Oil Disperses
Tuesday, October 26, 2010
"Six months after the BP oil disaster began, the diverse communities that live, work, and derive benefit from the Gulf call on government to take responsibility to:
- Make coastal communities whole again;
- Commit to cleaning up and restoring the Gulf;
- Hold BP accountable;
- Ensure local participation in decision-making;
- Conduct short and long-term monitoring; and
- Invest in economic opportunities to support locally-driven, sustainable recovery that restores and enhances America's Gulf coast."
Group Wants Oil Drilling Ban in State Constitution
Monday, October 25, 2010
"Last week, Steve Lehmann, a scientist with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and a top science adviser to the Coast Guard, told the New Orleans Times-Picayune that his agency has not found any oil on the seafloor.
"The concept of a big slick of oil sinking to the bottom is kind of an anathema," he said. "We have not found anything that we would consider actionable at 5,000 feet or 5 feet.""
Friday, October 15, 2010
NOAA Reopens Nearly 7,000 Square Miles in the Gulf of Mexico to Fishing
Pentagon going green, because it has to
And, he said, the county needs to end what he called subsidies to incumbents. Kennedy said taxpayers not only subsidize oil and coal companies, they also pay to clean up the wastes they leave behind and increased health care costs due to pollution."