EPA Plan For Unlimited Dumping of Fracking Wastewater In The Gulf

By Mike Ludwig, www.truth-out.org -

By Mike Ludwig for Truthout. Environmentalists are warning the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that its draft plan to continue allowing oil and gas companies to dump unlimited amounts of [...]

Obama Admin Approved Over 1,500 Offshore Fracking Permits

By Steve Horn, www.desmogblog.com -

By Steve Horn for Desmog - On June 24, the independent news website TruthOut broke a doozy of a story: the Obama Administration hassecretly approved over 1,500 instances of offshore hydraulic [...]

TransCanada Wins Bid For Underwater Gas Pipeline Across Gulf Of Mexico

By Steve Horn, www.desmogblog.com -

By Steve Horn for Desmog - TransCanada, owner of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline currently being contested in federal court and in front of a North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) legal [...]

Gulf Coast Activist At Shell Meeting Decries Destruction Of Home

By Deirdre Fulton, www.commondreams.org -

By Deirdre Fulton for Common Dreams - Just two weeks after Royal Dutch Shell's offshore drilling operations released nearly 90,000 gallons of oil into the water off the Louisiana coast, an [...]

Wake Of Shell’s Gulf Oil Spill, Protesters Demand Ban

By Mike Ludwig, www.truth-out.org -

By Mike Ludwig for Truthout - As Shell Oil and the US Coast Guard continued to clean up a large oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico on Sunday, about 1,300 protesters from across North America marched [...]

Shell Spills 90,000 Gallons Of Oil Into Gulf Of Mexico

By Ryan Schleeter, www.greenpeace.org -

By Ryan Schleeter for Greene Peace - Just weeks after commemorating the six-year anniversary of the catastrophic Deepwater Horizon blowout, the Gulf of Mexico is once again the site of a major [...]

A New Lease On Life For The Gulf

By Drew Hudson, www.environmental-action.org -

By Drew Hudson for Environmental Action - Yesterday was a turning point in our movement to keep fossil fuels in the ground. For the first time ever, we shut down an auction of Fossil Fuels on [...]

Louisiana Tribe Now Officially Community Of Climate Refugees

By Chris DAngelo, www.huffingtonpost.com -

By Chris DAngelo for Huffington Post. Isle de Jean Charles, LA - Deep in the bayous of Louisiana, about 80 miles southwest of New Orleans, lies the Isle de Jean Charles, a tiny swath of land [...]