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Gulf Gusher Tentatively Plugged, Residents Left With Oily Sludge and Distrust

BP and government officials state that the "static kill" procedure used to stop oil gushing into the Gulf of Mexico for over 3 months is a tentative success as of Friday, August…

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Clean Energy Gulf Challenge Winner

Oceana's Vision 2020 is the winner of SACE's Clean Energy Gulf Challenge Today, Southern Alliance for Clean Energy announced the winner of its Clean Energy Gulf Challenge:  Oceana's Vision 2020. It is the best…

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Clean Energy Gulf Challenge FINALIST Webinar Series begins today July 6th - 8th

The Southern Alliance for Clean Energy's (SACE) "Clean Energy Gulf Challenge" Finalist Webinar Series begins today.  SACE, along with a panel of expert reviewers, have chosen three Clean Energy Gulf Challenge finalists…

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Hands Across the Sand United for Clean Energy

This blog post was co-authored by Toni Reale and Jennifer Rennicks On Saturday, June 26th tens of thousands of people gathered at more than 900 locations in 39 countries to be part…

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The Saddest Thing: First-hand Encounter of Oil on Florida and Alabama Beaches

On Monday, June 28, I walked the once pristine beaches of Perdido Key, Florida and was sickened by what I saw. Until recently, these beaches were arguably the whitest sugar-sand beaches in…

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Join Hands Across the Sand this Saturday

On summer weekends visitors and residents alike head to beaches across our region to surf, fish, swim and play. One hard reality of the still-ongoing Gulf oil disaster is that at least…

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Congressman Barton Apologizes to BP ?!?

This video clip is so outrageous it speaks for itself: httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0cp_D0oC4ac&feature=player_embeddedamazing....... In his opening remarks at House Energy and Commerce hearing, Rep. Joe Barton (R-TX) actually apologized to BP CEO Tony Hayward.…

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Field Update from the Front Lines of the Oil Disaster

Guest blog by Linda Young, Director of the Clean Water Network of Florida As I sit here typing, wave after wave of oil is washing ashore in Orange Beach, AL and there…

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The Time Is Now, We Can Wait No Longer

This blog is a special re-post from the original Huffington Post blog by Gloria Reuben.  Gloria is a nationally known environmental activist and a special 
advisor to The Alliance for Climate Protection.…

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New Fuel Efficiency Standards and Our Gas Guzzling Habits

This post was co-authored by Ulla-Britt Reeves and Toni Reale As the Gulf oil disaster worsens by the hour beyond epic proportions, our nation's fuel consumption from vehicles takes on entirely new…