gulf of mexico

Why would BP stifle information about the oil spill?

By |2020-01-03T13:37:49-05:00June 7th, 2010|Blog|

You might think that an accurate calculation of the amount of oil flowing into the gulf would be crucial to understanding the environmental impact of the spill.  You might also think that the nation’s top scientists would be a valuable partner to BP in the cleanup effort.  Apparently, BP would disagree.  Or do they have other priorities? The oil giant [...]

Can Censorship Lead to Oil Spills?

By |2020-01-03T13:37:45-05:00June 2nd, 2010|Blog|

As evidence mounts that the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico might have been averted if experts’ warnings had been heeded, a troubling picture of suppression of scientific information in favor of a push to “drill, baby, drill” is emerging. Only days before the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, a report by the government accountability office (GAO) revealed that [...]

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