Two generations of energy workers—from Big Oil to environmental safety—discuss how their family has responded to the climate emergency.
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‘Deepwater Horizon’ Avoids Real Culprit of BP Blowout
By Ansu John When it happened, we all knew that the Deepwater Horizon oil spill was unprecedented in scale. The whole nation watched the black billowing smoke from that rig with a sense of horror and foreboding. They were justified. The crude oil gushing out from a drill-hole on the […]
Galveston Oil Spill: Assessing the Damage
From either an ecological or public relations perspective, the Galveston Bay oil spill in March that released 168,000 gallons of thick, residual oil had the makings of a disaster. The peak spring migration was nearing and birds returning from their Latin American wintering grounds had begun crowding Texas estuaries. A […]