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New Video of Spill

Dramatic new video of gushing oil was released yesterday after repeated requests by Sens. Boxer and Nelson. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ybE8jZAxdc The four newly-released videos were taken at different dates looking at the two known…

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Monday Deadline for Public Comments on Expanded Drilling Proposal

When the Obama Administration announced plans to expand offshore drilling to the eastern Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Coast on March 31, 2010, the Minerals Management Service (a division of the…

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SACE Announces the Clean Energy Gulf Challenge

The tragic and ongoing Deepwater Horizon drilling disaster provides an opportunity to spotlight a path away from our riskiest sources of oil. Today we're issuing a Clean Energy Gulf Challenge to demonstrate…

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Shifting Winds Push Oil and Dampen Enthusiasm for More Offshore Drilling

Today marks the 23rd day of the BP Gulf Oil Disaster. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rlPPFcy-3Vo As we watch oil gush from a well-head 5,000 feet below the surface of the water because technological fixes have…

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The Incompetent Blame Game as the Gulf Bleeds

I have watched this horrific spill unfold with utter disbelief at the lack of preparedness and clear incompetence of the oil companies’ response. It May Look "Slick" Remember the American Petroleum Institute’s…

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As Oil Spills, Washington Chokes off Biodiesel Industry

As oil continues to gush into the Gulf of Mexico, Congress has yet to pass an important extension of the $1.00 per gallon biodiesel blenders tax credit.  2009 has been tough for…

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Looking for Answers in all the Wrong Places

If the still-unfolding oil disaster in the Gulf has taught us anything, it’s that we have spent 40 years trying to solve the ‘wrong’ problem. When 3 million gallons of crude oil…

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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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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…