Oil spill related articles are washing up all over the internet, but there are few recent must-reads that you may not have come across…
60 Minutes makes a compelling case for putting the blame on BP.
ProPublica says the EPA is weighing a move to bar BP from receiving future government contracts. Even a temporary suspension could have significant financial ramifications for the company.
A little internal PBS promotion: PBS NewsHour’s oil widget with live video feed of the spill and a leakage tracker is both horrifying and mesmerizing.
New Orleans-based blog, The Lens, looks into the spill’s impact on one predominantly African-American community in southern Louisiana.
Mother Jones reporter Mac McClelland gets the run-around from BP and local officials as she tries to report on the scene at Elmer’s Island, Louisiana.
A little outfit called the New York Times drills down into an Inspector General’s report describing inappropriate behavior in the Minerals Management Service.
Rick Outzen unearths a 2002 BP memo for The Daily Beast that uses the story of the three little pigs to illustrate a cost/benefit analysis of safety precautions.
Gawker turns their snarky, incisive eye on the big names involved in the spill.