BP oil spill

Apr 24, 2012
BP Deepwater Horizon Aerial View of Slick. Photo: Walter Shinn, Deepwater Horizon Response's photostream/Flickr

Lessons not learned on anniversary of BP oil spill

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.
Nov 2, 2011

Expedition Blue Planet

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.
Feb 1, 2011

Oil spill: Louisiana

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.
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!"
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.


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