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Christine Geovanis | At the foot of BP Whiting's tar sands refinery sits the Indiana community of Marktown. It inconveniently lies directly within a potential blast zone should the plant experience a catastrophic failure.
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Christine Geovanis | Three months ago, BP's massive Whiting, Indiana tar sands refinery spilled 1,600 gallons of oil into the largest freshwater system in the world. But that's nothing compared to what's coming.
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BP Deepwater Horizon Aerial View of Slick. Photo: Walter Shinn, Deepwater Horizon Response's photostream/Flickr
Andrea Harden-Donahue | Last week was the anniversary of the BP spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The release of about 4.9 million barrels of oil has been described as the largest human-caused environmental disaster in the U.S.
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Andrea Harden-Donahue | Today the National Energy Board released its review of the safety and environmental requirements for offshore drilling in Canada's Arctic. This is a major step towards offshore drilling in the Arctic.
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BP oil spill: A Louisiana fisherman's experience
rabbleTV | Mike Roberts, a Louisiana fisherman, speaks to an audience in Vancouver about how the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has affected his livelihood and family.
Podcast
Redeye
Jane Williams | In 2010, Alexandra Cousteau led a four-month tour of North America examining critical water issues. Anne Casselman is a science journalist who travelled on the tour.
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Redeye
Jane Williams | Redeye was at "When Oil Meets Water" to record 4 people talking about what it's like when an oil spill happens in your backyard. The first speakers were Tracy Kuhns and Mike Roberts.
Columnists
Naomi Klein | 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!"
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Sarah Laskow | The National Oil Spill Commission released its report on last year's BP oil spill this week.
Columnists
Naomi Klein | 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.
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Sarah Laskow | The most recent round of United Nations-led climate change negotiations began this week in Cancun, and although international expectations are muted this year, the stakes are still high.
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Redeye
Sean Mullen | The BP spill in the Gulf is just one in a series of oil-related disasters that have affected small African-American, Native and Vietnamese communities.