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Feb 19, 2011

Weekly Mulch: Chevron must pay

Sarah Laskow
An Ecuadorian judge ordered Chevron this week to pay $8.6 billion in damages for polluting the Amazon rainforest from 1964 until 1990.
Columnists
Jan 17, 2011

Black goo in the Gulf of Mexico

I got off the research vessel WeatherBird II mid way through the cruise in Pensacola, Florida. Five days later, an e-mail arrived from chief scientist David Hollander, subject line: "Yuck!"
Columnists
Jan 14, 2011

After the Deepwater Horizon oil spill

For the scientists aboard the research vessel WeatherBird II, the recasting of the BP Deepwater Horizon spill as a good-news story about a disaster averted has not been easy to watch.
Podcast
Jul 22, 2010
Redeye

Gulf oil spill must be catalyst for change

Redeye
Richard Steiner was deeply involved in the aftermath of the Exxon Valdez oil spill. He just returned from working at the site of BP's Deepwater Horizon gusher and on the Gulf Coast.
Blog
Jul 2, 2010

Weekly Mulch: When will America be free from BP?

Sarah Laskow
The U.S. may no longer have to worry about a greedy, distant monarch. But it's still held in thrall to powerful interests that prize profit over individuals and their freedom.
Blog
Jun 21, 2010

Chevron - because BP wasn't drilling deep enough

Alheli Picazo
as North American attention is focused primarily on the crisis in the Gulf, drilling quietly began on an even deeper well some 430 km off the coast of Newfoundland and Labrador.
Blog
Jun 11, 2010

Weekly Mulch: BP oil spill stalls climate bill

Sarah Laskow
"There's a dead dolphin on this beach," Mother Jones' Mac McClelland, wrote yesterday in Louisiana. It's one snapshot of the harm visited on the Gulf Coast by the BP oil spill.
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