BP responds to ProPublica’s reporting on the spewing of toxins from its refinery in Texas City, two weeks before the disaster in the Gulf of Mexico.
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How serious are the short- and long-term health risks for clean-up workers? Need to Know talks to BP, leading scientists and Louisiana state health officials to find answers.
A ballet at sea? Oddly inspiring? Read what BP’s own “reporters” have to say about the oil spill.
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.
As BP prepared what it called a “top kill” procedure to stop the leak, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar said flatly that he did not have faith in the company.
Need to Know spoke to Lisa Margonelli, author of Oil on the Brain, about the oil industry, the environmental movement, and what might happen when we start seeing oil-covered birds washing up on the Gulf Coast.
Oil drilling is a major part of the Louisiana economy. And in return, says one observer, the state has become Big Oil’s “PR department.”
The absorptive qualities of hair make it an effective way to soak up the oil in the Gulf.