Monthly Archives: March 2012

Gulf fisheries in decline after oil disaster

Nearly two years after BP’s oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, fishermen and scientists say things are getting worse. New Orleans, LA – Hundreds of thousands of people living along the US Gulf Coast have hung their economic lives on lawsuits against BP. Fishermen, in particular, are seeing their way of life threatened with […]

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BP settles while Macondo ‘seeps’

As BP pays billions in settlements, scientists are concerned about a persistent oil seep near the Macondo 252 well. New Orleans, LA – As BP settles out of court for the first phase of thousands of lawsuits that could cost the company tens of billions of dollars, Al Jazeera has spotted a large oil sheen […]

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