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Sometimes an anniversary involves a celebration of some sort. The events marked today are separate, yet inexplicably connected through virtue of their messages.

Six years ago today, BP’s Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded in the Gulf of Mexico, killing eleven men working on the rig and doing untold damage to the environment and wildlife as a result of an uncontrollable spew of petroleum into the fragile and precious habitat off the coast of Louisiana. 370 more words

Ramblings Of A Writer

New study says Deepwater Horizon oil disaster caused fetal and newborn dolphin deaths in the Gulf of Mexico

 Lung abnormalities found in 88% of perinatal dolphins in spill zone

Staff Report

Scientists studying the aftermath of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico say results of a recently completed four-year study of… 630 more words


Study finds Dispersants did not help oil degrade in BP spill. So where did the 172 million gallon (650 million liter) spill



Study: Dispersants did not help oil degrade in BP spill

November 9, 2015 by By Seth Borenstein

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Crossroads News : Changes In The World Around Us And Our Place In It

Pointe-au-Chien Indian Tribe Sues over Deepwater Horizon Spill

Here is the complaint in Pointe-au-Chien Indian Tribe v. BP Exploration & Production Co. (E.D. La.):

1 Complaint

Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher

What You Need to Know: Volkswagen's Emissions Scandal

Vortex Tools looks at the recent Volkswagen emissions scandal. 

It’s a new week, which means it’s time for another story featuring environmental failure.

Admittedly, that’s the reality of most news. 554 more words


The Farmers Daughter: The True Cost

NOTE: This again was a part of my degree, it has also been published in other locations but is entirely my own work and was completed in February of this year. 920 more words


Communities are seen surrounded by water in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana.

Communities are seen surrounded by water and wetlands in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana.