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The Weekly Mulch from the Media Consortium: BP Oil Hits the Louisiana Coast – and the Next Disaster Looms

By Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium blogger (reposted with permission) Oil has hit shore in Louisiana, and despite BP’s best efforts to keep the media away, reporters can now touch the greasy stuff with their hands and feet. The onrush of oil into the Gulf has continued for over a month now, and while BP is still trying to staunch both…

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Environmental News Wrap: May 10-16

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: We are in the middle of a comment period for an EPA ruling on how to classify and treat Coal Ash. The two classifications to choose from are similar with one providing more protection for the environment. Previously, Coal Ash was treated as a benign…

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