We're Getting Better at Saving Seabirds After Oil Spills
A new study of brown pelicans after the Refugio oil spill in California shows how far oil rehabilitation techniques have come in the last few decades.
Trump Administration Halts Review of Offshore Oil Rig Safety Inspections
The study would have provided the government with recommendations for improvements to its offshore inspection program.
The Maddening Silver Lining to BP’s $18.7 Billion Oil Spill Penalty
Five years after the Deepwater Horizon explosion, justice comes with an infuriating loophole.
Slick With Denial: The Oil Industry's Inaction on Advancing Clean-Up Technology
The scrubbing, soaking, and skimming happening now on the Santa Barbara coast are the same methods used back in 1969.
The BP Deepwater Horizon Disaster Isn’t Over for the Gulf’s Whales and Dolphins
We’re still coming to terms with what toxins from the BP spill might be doing to the Gulf of Mexico's wildlife.
It's Been Five Years Since the Gulf Oil Disaster and the Government Has Done Almost Nothing to Prevent Another
Congress gets an F for stalling the implementation of new safety regulations.
The New Bronze Age: We're Entering the Era of Tough Ore
Worries about oil and gas hog the airwaves. But copper is also essential to keep the world running: It threads through your house, your computer, your eco-correct hybrid car. And it's getting just as difficult, expensive, and environmentally menacing as oil to extract. We have entered the era of tough ore.