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Obama Killing Whales for Oil Companies

  Obama Killing Whales for Oil Companies     Published by NextNewsNetwork Published on Mar 3, 2014 Could whales be driven to extinction by a new order from the Obama Administration? Environmentalists say the administration may have sold out the species to oil company interests. Only 500 of the highly-intelligent, social mammals are known to […]

Deepwater Horizon oil spill ‘cleanup’ made toxicity worse, study finds

Source: By David Gutierrez (NaturalNews) The cleanup technique used by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) following the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico actually made the spilled oil more than 50 times more toxic than doing nothing, according to a study conducted by researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology […]

Fresh oil slicks forming over Deepwater Horizon spill site

Source: Despite assurances from British oil company BP that no oil was present at the Deepwater Horizon site in the Gulf of Mexico, two Louisiana State University men have returned with video evidence of large blooms of crude oil swelling up to the water’s surface where the doomed oil rig once hovered. Tests on […]

Report Sheds Light on Chemicals in Oil Dispersants

Source: Earthjustice advocacy, litigation reveal dispersants’ dirty chemical secrets Pop quiz: nearly 2 million gallons of chemicals are about to be dumped into the ocean where they will mix with oil gushing from a blown out well. Do you: A. Study beforehand the chemicals’ effects on marine life? B. Study beforehand the chemicals’ effects […]