Monthly Archives: April 2011

Democracy Now! Interview on Anniversary of BP Oil Spill

“We’ve had many deaths of humans directly attributed to this disaster,” says investigative journalist Dahr Jamail. “I recently spoke with Dr. Mike Robichaux, a doctor in Louisiana who’s treated scores of people. And he said, if we do not have federal government intervention immediately to deal with this and start treating people and start really […]

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BP’s Criminal Negligence Exposed

One year after BP’s Gulf of Mexico oil disaster, the number of lawsuits against the oil giant continues to mount. Ryan Lambert is enraged. The owner of a charter fishing business, he had always supported the oil industry in his home state of Louisiana. He previously trusted BP, and the rest of the oil industry, […]

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BP Handling of Claims Slammed by Gulf Residents

Attorney Kenneth Feinberg, paid by BP to administer the firm’s 20-billion-dollar compensation fund, has become the focal point of anger for Gulf residents who are angry, frustrated and desperate for help following last year’s massive oil disaster. “Most of the people I care about are hungry, they’ve lost their house, they’re losing their cars,” Cherri […]

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BP Anniversary: Toxicity, Suffering and Death

The Gulf of Mexico oil disaster has caused the biggest chemical poisoning crisis in US history, experts say. April 20, 2011 marks the one-year anniversary of BP’s catastrophic oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. On this day in 2010 the Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded, causing oil to gush from 5,000 feet below the […]

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