Friday, November 12, 2010

Oil Drilling News


Scientists wary of BP oil spill's long-term effects on species

Multiple independent lab tests confirm oil in Gulf shrimp

Sea life shows no effect from oil spill or cleanup (Florida)

Influential U.S. Lawmaker Wants Oil Firms To Set Drilling Standards

Can self-policing work? 

Offshore drilling reforms need cash

"Tourism and fishing deliver $204 billion annually to coastal economies along the Pacific, Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico shores in Florida, about four times the value of the estimated oil and gas that could be recovered every year from proposed offshore drilling nearby, an environmental group said Thursday."


An Arctic oil spill could linger for years

Arctic oil spill clean-up plans are 'thoroughly inadequate', industry warned

Report challenges offshore drilling plans in Arctic

Greenland wants $2bn bond from oil firms keen to drill in its Arctic waters


Oil Disaster Forum: What Do the Scientists Know? (Sierra Club Florida)

Public Forum on the Gulf Oil Disaster. 
Tuesday, November 16th, 6:00-8:30pm. 
Karen A. Steidinger Auditorium--Fish and Wildlife Research Institute
100 8th Ave SE St. Petersburg, FL 33701


No money, no nukes

GE to Buy 12,000 Chevy Volts, Cruze Eco Gets 42 MPG Highway Rating, and Opel Ampera Priced