Scott Smith

Economics, the Environment and Our Common Wealth

January 27, 2014
Scott Smith: With an aging infrastructure and a dramatic increase in transport volume, oil spills will become more common

Deadly Railcar Explosions in Quebec and Alabama Tied to Volatile Bakken Oil pt1

December 5, 2013

Exclusive aerial video by the Public Herald documents the spreading of oil in Alabama’s wetlands, adding to the more than 17,000 reported U.S. oil spills that happened between 2010-2012

Are Contractors Responsible for Oil Spill Clean-Up Profiting from Negligence? pt2

December 5, 2013

Scott Smith: Oil spill contractors deliberately avoid using proper clean-up technology, thereby exacerbating oil spill disasters in order to profit