Day: June 7, 2010

Essay Op-Ed Peak Oil

BP, Meet Cassandra

BP’s Deepwater Horizon’s blowout is the largest oil disaster in the United States, far  surpassing Exxon Valdez, which 21 years ago contaminated 1500 miles of coastline, slaughtered hundreds of thousands of birds, otters, seals and whales, and devastated local communities, which are still dealing with the consequences even today. The lessons to be learned of […]Read More

Environmental News Environmental Protection Agency

Environmental News Wrap: Week of May 31-June 6

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: The Environmental Protection Agency has created stricter standers for sulfur dioxide emissions. Through the Clean Air Act, the EPA has lowered the ceiling for acceptable levels of sulfur dioxide in the atmosphere and is requiring large stationary emitters to record […]Read More