gulf of mexico

Largest Marine Spill in History of Natural Gas Condensate

January 27, 2018

Leading expert on marine oil spills, Professor Richard Steiner, who worked on Exxon Valdez spill, says there has never been a spill of this type before and the environmental response was ‘utterly lacking’.

Massive Oil Spill in East China Sea Is the Size of Paris

January 19, 2018

In one of the worst oil shipping disasters in decades, a tanker carrying $60 million of Iranian oil collided with a Chinese cargo ship. We speak with marine biologist David Santillo about the possible effects on marine ecosystems

Trump Picks Infamous Climate Change Denier for Top Environmental Job

October 30, 2017

Investigative Journalist Steve Horn discusses President Trump’s pick to head up the powerful White House Council: former Texas Commissioner on Environmental Quality, Kathleen Hartnett White, who has links to ExxonMobil, the Koch Brothers, and Big Coal

Trump Expands Oil Drilling But Obama Paved the Way

October 29, 2017

Investigative Journalist Steve Horn, of DeSmogBlog, discusses how a new hire at Interior Department, Todd Wynn, is right from the ranks of pro-fossil fuel, climate change denying, lobby group ALEC, which is funded by the oil billionaire Koch Brothers

Hundreds Protest Obama Administration’s Plans to Expand Offshore Drilling in Gulf

March 24, 2016

Climate activists say that US government and Big Oil both profit from offshore drilling lease while ordinary people pay the price

Offshore Drilling Off the Table in the Atlantic, but What about the Gulf and the Arctic?

March 17, 2016

The Obama administration’s ban on offshore drilling will aid reaching the Paris climate change targets, say environmentalist Sierra Weaver of Southern Environmental Law Center and Michael LeVine of Oceana

Oil Spill Threatens Wildlife and Local Economy

March 26, 2014

Juan Parras: Though the clean up is progressing, it will take weeks to determine the extent of the ecological impact of the major Galveston oil spill

Greg Palast

July 30, 2013
Greg Palast: Halliburton’s admission will make BP defense stronger against the government’s civil allegations of gross negligence

Why Did the US Government and Big Oil Hate Chavez?

March 5, 2013

Greg Palast: Chavez made big oil pay serious royalties which he used for social programs, he enjoyed majority support in many elections, but American media vilifies Chavez as a dictator