Ahead of an auction that will make 80 million acres of public waters available for fossil fuel extraction, a new federal complaint by four environmental groups claims that the government is relying on a flawed and out-of-date environmental analysis. Read more»
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They came to the Gulf Coast as war refugees from Vietnam in the 1980s. After Katrina, they were the very first community to return and rebuild. But just as a sense of normalcy had returned to the community of Vietnamese fishermen, the Gulf Coast oil spill hit. Read more»
The chemicals BP is now relying on to break up the steady flow of leaking oil from deep below the Gulf of Mexico could create a new set of environmental problems. Read more»