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Why We Should Not Drill Offshore the South Atlantic

Today, April 20, marks the 3rd anniversary of the tragic Deepwater Horizon Gulf oil disaster.  In spite of how apparent it seemed three years ago that offshore drilling is a bad idea…

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Gov. McCrorys Disconnect on Beaches and Offshore Drilling

This is a guest post by Institute for Southern Studies Editorial Director, Sue Sturgis.  This piece was originally posted on the Institute for Southern Studies' blog, Facing South. In his first State…

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This Isnt Settled Yet

This guest post, written by Dan Favre, Communications Director for Gulf Restoration Network, originally appeared on GRN's blog here. [Editorial note: Sadly, just hours after this landmark settlement, another Gulf oil platform…

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Hands Across the Sand: A Tale of Two Coasts

This post was co-authored by Liz Kazal, Mississippi Campus Organizer for Southern Energy Network.  Folly Beach photos courtesy of Foxworthy Studios. On Saturday, August 4, 180 communities in 32 states and 15…

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Locally Recycled Solar Powered Biodiesel now in Atlanta

Yesterday, we celebrated the Grand Opening of our new retail biodiesel station in Atlanta.  Attendees learned about the benefits of using our  locally recycled solar-powered biodiesel and this station’s part in the…

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Hurricanes and Offshore Drilling

This blog is the third of a four-part series by Simon Mahan, Chris Carnevale and Jennifer Rennicks on hurricanes and energy. Previous blogs have focused on Hurricanes and Climate Change, and Hurricanes…

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First Criminal Charge in BP Oil Disaster Underwhelms

Many of the impacts from the BP oil disaster will go unseen. Typically, this is in reference to the hidden ecological impacts, deep underwater, from spewing millions of gallons of crude oil…

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After Two Years The Gulf Spill Is Still Unfolding

  Two years ago, we witnessed the unraveling of the worst environmental disaster in our country's history.  On April 20, 2010 the Deepwater Horizon offshore drilling rig exploded into flames, killing 11…

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$6 Per Gallon Gasoline

As gasoline prices continue to rise across the country, and analysts predict $5 or $6 gasoline in the near future, people are wagging fingers and looking for relief at the pump. The last time gasoline prices…

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BP Settlement Leaves More Questions Than Answers

This blog is a guest post by Aaron Viles, Gulf Restoration Network's Deputy Director, orignally posted on GRN's "Blogging for a Healthy Gulf".  The big news is that BP and the plaintiffs…