offshore oil drilling

Web Tool Allows Public Tracking of Oil Spills

Web Tool Allows Public Tracking of Oil Spills

Oceana An oil spill that began Nov. 8—estimated to have released as much as 157,000 gallons per day into Brazil’s Campos Basin—is the latest evidence of the dangers of offshore drilling. This accident is just one of many oil spills that occur each day, and often go unnoticed. Yet, they do extraordinary damage to marine […]

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    Web Tool Allows Public Tracking of Oil Spills

    Web Tool Allows Public Tracking of Oil Spills

    Oceana An oil spill that began Nov. 8—estimated to have released as much as 157,000 gallons per day into Brazil’s Campos Basin—is the latest evidence of the dangers of offshore drilling. This accident is just one of many oil spills that occur each day, and often go unnoticed. Yet, they do extraordinary damage to marine […]

    Offshore Oil Plan a Disaster for Wildlife and Climate

    Offshore Oil Plan a Disaster for Wildlife and Climate

    Center for Biological Diversity The Obama administration announced plans Nov. 8 to expand offshore oil drilling in the Gulf of Mexico and offer additional lease sales in the sensitive waters off Alaska. Ramping up offshore drilling raises the risk of disastrous spills, puts wildlife in harm’s way and deepens U.S. dependence on the fossil fuels […]

    State of the Gulf Report Released by Save Our Gulf Waterkeepers

    State of the Gulf Report Released by Save Our Gulf Waterkeepers

    Waterkeeper Alliance More than a year since the BP’s Deepwater Horizon well was capped in the Gulf of Mexico, oil continues to wash ashore along beaches and wetlands of the U.S. coast at an alarming rate. This disaster—the worst environmental disaster in U.S. history—has devastated the health of the region’s wildlife and lands. It’s a […]