04 Feb '12, 4am

Secret Oil Spill Has Been Poisoning The Gulf For 7 Years | Care2 Causes

Secret Oil Spill Has Been Poisoning The Gulf For 7 Years | Care2 Causes

The BP oil spill happened suddenly, and its devastation was palpable: quickly spreading sheens of toxic oil that poisoned birds, fish and marine mammals, and trashed Gulf Coast beaches. But the BP spill wasn’t the first major oil spill to poison the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico. In fact, a slower but no less deadly spill started years earlier and is still flowing today, according to an ongoing investigation by Waterkeeper Alliance. Aided by satellite imagery and research conducted by SkyTruth and aerial observation by SouthWings , the Waterkeeper Alliance and its local Waterkeeper organizations learned that an offshore platform and 28 wells belonging to Taylor Energy Company LLC have been quietly leaking oil into the Gulf for years. Waterkeeper Alliance and several Gulf Coast Waterkeeper organizations filed suit against Taylor Energy under the citizen suit provisions ...

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grist.org 06 Feb '12, 6pm

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Can Administration target killings in secret | Care2 Causes

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care2.com 04 Feb '12, 4am

The ACLU recently filed suit questioning the Obama administration’s behavior in the death of U.S. born cleric Anwar al-Awl...

Weaving A Safety Net for Animals | Care2 Causes

Weaving A Safety Net for Animals | Care2 Causes

care2.com 04 Feb '12, 3am

Yet another collective gasp was likely heard around the globe when the Associated Press reported the debt downgrade of fiv...

First assessment of Endangered Northern Rockhopper Penguins since 2011 oil spill

First assessment of Endangered Northern Rockhop...

birdlife.org 06 Feb '12, 12am

The speedy response from islanders gave birds the best chance (Credit: copyright Trevor Glass). Almost a year since thousa...

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aecb.net 07 Feb '12, 8am

Success! Tougher Penalties on Human Trafficking...

care2.com 05 Feb '12, 12am

Success! Thanks in part to the support of Care2 members like you , Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels approved Senate Enrolled...

Gulf Coast Residents Still Sick From BP Oil Spi...

care2.com 23 Jan '12, 1am

We’re quickly approaching the two-year anniversary of the tragic BP oil spill : An environmental disaster that left the no...

Foss on Peak Oil and Alternative Energy | Peak ...

peakoil.com 04 Feb '12, 6pm

Nicole Foss (who writes as Stoneleigh on TheAutomaticEarth website) offers as deep, well-informed and humane a perspective...

Gulf Coast Residents Still Sick From BP Oil Spi...

care2.com 23 Jan '12, 12am

We’re quickly approaching the two-year anniversary of the tragic BP oil spill : An environmental disaster that left the no...

BP Made $3 Million An Hour In 2011, While Spill Victims Continued To Suffer | Care2 Causes

BP Made $3 Million An Hour In 2011, While Spill...

care2.com 07 Feb '12, 10pm

BP earned $3 million every hour in 2011. Its fourth-quarter profits reached $7.69 billion, which is up 38 percent from 201...

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hasblog.co.uk 05 Feb '12, 2pm

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Watch Puppy Bowl VIII Sunday | Care2 Causes

care2.com 03 Feb '12, 9pm

Cynthia Samuels, currently Managing Editor of Care2, Causes, has been working with blogs and bloggers for six years and ha...

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ec.gc.ca 03 Feb '12, 8pm

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The End of Elastic Oil: Filed under: Energy News

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altenergystocks.com 07 Feb '12, 1pm

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Senate Passes STOCK Act, Bill Moves To House | ...

care2.com 04 Feb '12, 2am

The Senate voted Thursday to pass the Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge or STOCK Act , a bill that bans members of C...