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Lessons learned from oil rig disaster

When interviewed by the BBC, the now retired BP boss Tony Hayward admitted to his company's insufficient response to the Deepwater Horizon rig accident in the Gulf of Mexico. Could the company have been better prepared for ...

dateJan 07, 2011 in Environment
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Scientists Warn of Louisiana Coastal Erosion

( -- A team of researchers, including three from Boston University, have released findings suggesting that current plans to introduce fresh water to inland marshes around the Louisiana Gulf Coast may weaken protective ...

dateAug 06, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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La. fishermen wrinkle their noses at 'smell tests'

(AP) -- Even the people who make their living off the seafood-rich waters of Louisiana's St. Bernard Parish have a hard time swallowing the government's assurances that fish harvested in the shallow, muddy waters just offshore ...

dateAug 03, 2010 in Environment
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