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Who’s Awarding Pinocchios for Environmental Journalism?

From the article’s graphics, you’d never guess that less than 0.3% of the assessed area was rated as severe or moderate impact in the most recent study; 79% was assessed “no impact” or “pristine”. Continue reading

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Cue the Fat Lady

During my company’s eight-year run as an operator in the Gulf of Mexico, we found and produced about one day’s worth of U.S. natural gas consumption and a few hours worth of oil production. That may not sound like much, … Continue reading

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One more big oil spill, and LA will be on Easy Street! #rsrh

Oil spill settlement process has been a major economic engine for Louisiana, Lafayette lawyer claims After less than a month at the helm of Gulf of Mexico oil spill settlement claims, Lafayette lawyer Patrick Juneau surveyed his huge operation and … Continue reading

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BP’s Macondo Disaster, One Year Later

On April 20, 2010, an explosion and fire on the Transocean drilling rig Deepwater Horizon caused the deaths of 11 rig workers. The subsequent blowout flowed uncontrolled to the Gulf of Mexico, ultimately spilling an estimated 5 million barrels of … Continue reading

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