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SACE Calls for Gulf Challenge in Wake of Spill

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xv2yKAKX7dk Take Action: Tell the White House to Reverse Offshore Drilling Plans Join SACE in Fighting Offshore Drilling

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Interesting Post on the TN Floods

I was talking to friends and family in Nashville after this weekend's devastating floods, that smashed rainfall records. I found the following blog post an interesting overview of the dynamics at work…

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Oil Spill Sinking Not Shrinking Thanks to Toxic Dispersants

At first glance, the latest forecast image from NOAA shows that the oil spill is significantly smaller than in previous days.  The truth is that the amount of oil spewing out of…

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Gulf Residents Wait and Hope

Guest Blog by Dr. Enid Sisskin It's a gray blustery day on the gulf coast, very much like the days in summers past when there was a hurricane in the gulf and…

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Loop Current Could Bring Oil to East Coast

The next stop on BP's runaway disaster train: the "loop current."  This warm water current sets up in the Gulf of Mexico and flows out through the Florida Straights, past the Keys…

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Crude Awakening in the Gulf

This morning coastal residents in Louisiana will wake to uncertainty as ribbons of oily sheen wash into their estuaries and onto their beaches.  The ongoing ecological catastrophe in the Gulf is stirring…

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The Gulf Oil Disaster by the Numbers

The continuous stream of updates on the Deepwater oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico suggests this story is moving from bad to worse. Early estimates from BP were that 1,000 barrels…

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Cape Wind Approval Sets the Stage for U.S. Offshore Wind

As oil continues to spill into the Gulf of Mexico, U.S. Secretary of Interior Ken Salazar announced that the United States would begin tapping an abundant source of clean offshore energy in…

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Sacrificing the Gulf for the Illusion of Energy Independence

This blog was co-authored by Dr. Stephen Smith, Toni Reale and Jennifer Rennicks. Hollywood couldn't have written a stranger, more ironic script depicting our nation's ugly, polluting and dangerous energy addiction.  On…

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Polk County schools make Lakeland look energy smart

This blog was written by John D. Wilson, former Deputy Director for Regulatory Policy at the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy.