The state attorney general has charged BP with the “unlawful” release of toxic chemicals at its refinery in Texas City. The incident took place just two weeks before the start of the Gulf oil spill.
Read the Texas attorney general’s lawsuit against BP.
Need to Know follows up on a previous report and travels to Grand Isle, Louisiana, to see how residents there are coping with the Gulf oil spill, more than 100 days after it began.
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Amanda Little describes her personal experience on an off-shore oil rig and her optimistic belief that American ingenuity can solve our energy problems.
Alison Stewart speaks with Stephen Engelberg, managing editor of ProPublica, about a previous, and not widely reported, accident at BP’s troubled refinery in Texas City.
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.
An exclusive interview with Leroy Stick, the brains behind a fake BP twitter account called BPGlobalPR that’s racked up more than 180,000 followers.
Jigar Shah, founder of SunEdison, says our energy problem can be solved by simple things like sun and wind.