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ACTION ALERT: Tell EPA to pass strong new regulations on oil dispersants

EARTHJUSTICE ACTION ALERT: Almost 2 million gallons of toxic chemical dispersants were dumped in the Gulf of Mexico during the 2010 BP drilling disaster, to ”clean up“ the oil spill. Yet five years later, it’s clear that the chemicals didn’t get rid of the oil. Instead, they pushed much of it down under the surface, […]

January 13, 2014
Former U.S. Sen., Fla. Gov. Bob Graham part of Cuba oil drilling mission

By RYAN MILLS. January 11, 2014 Former U.S. Senator and Florida Gov. Bob Graham is part of an American contingent traveling to Cuba on Monday to explore the communist nation’s oil drilling plans. Graham, the keynote speaker at the Everglades Coalition conference at the Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club on Saturday evening, said […]

Court Asked to Speed Up Lawsuit Seeking Public Disclosure of Pollutants From BP’s Gulf Spill

Court Asked to Speed Up Lawsuit Seeking Public Disclosure of Pollutants From BP’s Gulf Spill

January 31, 2012
Long-Term Response Plan for Possible Cuban Oil Spill

ScienceDaily (Jan. 30, 2012) — Nova Southeastern University (NSU) and Florida International University (FIU) researchers have drafted a plan to best prepare South Florida for an oil spill off the coast of Cuba. The proximity of intended Cuban oil drilling and production puts the U.S. coastal zone at risk from Florida to the Carolinas and […]

January 31, 2012
Experts: U.S. ill-prepared for oil spill off Cuba

Associated Press. January 30, 20 MIAMI — The U.S. is not ready to handle an oil spill if drilling off the Cuban coast goes awry but can be better prepared with monitoring systems and other basic steps, experts told government officials Monday. The comments at a congressional subcommittee hearing in the Miami Beach suburb of […]

August 17, 2011
Action Alert: Tell Congress to act to RESTORE the Gulf Coast

 Striped dolphins (Stenella coeruleoalba) observed in emulsified oil on April 29, 2010 photo:NOAA On July 21, a bipartisan coalition of nine Gulf Coast senators, including Senators Bill Nelson and Mario Rubio, introduced the RESTORE the Gulf Coast Act of 2011 (S. 1400). This much-needed legislation would ensure that at least 80% of BP penalties […]