Deepwater Dispatches: The worst possible time
May 5, 2010, 12:50 p.m. by Switchboard Natural Resources Defense Council Staff Blog
Video: From the NRDC team in New Orleans is an interview with a local fisherman about the horrible timing of the spill.
Gulf Coast oil spill: What's the impact on health?
May 5, 2010, 12:36 p.m. by Smarter Living
Dr. Gina Solomon provides answers to health questions raised by the oil rig explosion in the Gulf and the efforts being made to contain it.
The Pickens' plan to getting off oil
May 5, 2010, 11:29 a.m.
Former oilman T. Boone Pickens talks about the need to get off foreign oil and the recent spill in the Gulf Coast.
Rush Limbaugh: Oil spill 'as natural as ocean water'
May 4, 2010, 11:27 p.m. by Shea Gunther
Rush Limbaugh thinks environmentalists probably bombed the Deepwater Horizon oil rig and that the oil spill is nothing to worry about. Don't you feel better?
McKibben raps about life on a new planet called 'Eaarth'
May 4, 2010, 5:24 p.m. by Karl Burkart
According to America's leading climate scientist, 'connectedness' may be the one resource that gets us through a planetary crisis of biblical proportions.
Alabama: Putting out the first line of defense against the oil spill
May 4, 2010, 2:31 p.m. by Nature Conservancy
A Nature Conservancy crew is finally able to set booms to protect an oyster reef restoration project at Coffee Island -- but it's only a thin line of defense.
Oil's impact on nature deep and lasting
May 4, 2010, 1:34 p.m.
Video: National Wildlife Federation CEO discusses the extent of damage to Gulf Coast wildlife expected from the oil spill disaster and the anticipated long-term impact on the ecosystem.
The $500K switch that could have stopped the oil spill
May 3, 2010, 11:35 p.m. by Shea Gunther
U.S. regulators do not require oil companies install remote-control shutoff switches on their rigs because of the expense. (The valves cost about $500,000 each.) Maybe it's time to reconsider.
Alabama: "I think of all the people I meant to bring here"
May 3, 2010, 2:10 p.m. by Nature Conservancy
The Conservancy's Bill Finch visits the marshes of Grand Bay for what might be a last look at an incredible ecosystem before the Gulf oil spill hits.
Mark Tercek: The oil spill and the Conservancy's response
May 3, 2010, 1:50 p.m. by Nature Conservancy
Nature Conservancy President and CEO Mark Tercek says the Conservancy is acting to help those on the front lines of response to the Gulf oil spill.
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