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The Weekly Mulch from the Media Consortium: Big Oil Cash Spreads Across Gulf as Light Sweet Crude

By Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium blogger (reposted with permission) The Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is worse than anyone thought, and the crisis will likely go on for months. British Petroleum (BP) is tripping over itself to say it’ll cover the costs of the clean-up, yet before the spill, the company spent its time and money…

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The Weekly Mulch from the Media Consortium: That Sinking Feeling – Oil Rigs and Climate Bills

By Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium blogger (reposted with permission) Two disasters flared up this week, one environmental, the other political. Off the coast of Louisiana, oil from a sunken rig is leaking as much as five times faster than scientists originally judged, and the spill reportedly reached land last night. And in Washington, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) jumped from his…

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