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BP: Crime and Punishment

It appears that justice may be catching up to BP in the wake of the 2010 explosion of the Deepwater Horizon in the Gulf of Mexico. A total of at least 4.9 million barrels of oil are estimated to have been spilled making it the worst marine oil spill in U.S. history. The company is being accused of lying about the extent…

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Musings of a Malcontent: The Earth in 2012 – Aye Carumba!

“Musings of a Malcontent” is a weekly op-ed by GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Carlyle Coash I am beginning to feel redundant. I mean how many weeks in a row can I talk about oil spills? Seemingly forever at the rate we’re going. If you haven’t seen it yet, there is an absolutely fabulous spill off the coast of Nigeria. Shell Oil clearly…

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The Weekly Mulch from the Media Consortium: The BP Oil Spill – Who’s in Charge?

By Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium blogger (reposted with permission) President Barack Obama is in Louisiana today, and BP is saying it will know in 48 hours if its attempt to “top kill” the leaking oil well in the Gulf Coast by pouring mud and cement over it has worked. If the scramble to stop the leak has ended, the slog…

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