Oil industry expert Matthew Simmons also puts the number above one billion barrels (see this Bloomberg interview, for example, where he says that - unless stopped - 120,000 barrels a day will leak for 25-30 years...
The disaster in the Gulf continues as BP's efforts at containment keep hitting snags. Many criticize the government for not doing enough. The reality is there is only so much government can do to help, yet a lot they can do to prolong the problem.
"This is the most vigorous methane eruption in modern human history," said John Kessler, a Texas A&M University oceanographer.
Bil Ryan , of Project Camelot/Avalon discusses the latest on the Gulf of Mexico oil spill with Dr Bill Deagle.
Where’s Obama going for advice on the Gulf oil disaster? There’s a compilation from the RNC that makes the case that Obama’s actions mirror cues from the media. There’s also evidence that the president is listening to the Center for American Progress
Some say there’s little doubt that if a spill like the one in the Gulf took place on former President George W. Bush’s watch, environmental groups would have unleashed an unsparing fury on the Republican in the White House.
The reasons for the horrific-filled reactions to the gulf oil incident stem partly from news coverage, replete with images of oil-soaked pelicans, but a deeper psychological factor is also at work.
Agency Expects More than 125,000 Contractors to Be Trained by April 22 Deadline. April 8, 2010 WASHINGTON - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced it expects more than 125,000 renovation and remodeling contractors to be trRead Letter
It's often said that in order to go green, we have to change our lifestyles. I say BOSH on that. My lifestyle got changed for me when my partner in a lucrative and growing business had a nervous breakdown.
The Obama administration doubled its minimum estimate of how much crude oil was gushing from the Deepwater Horizon oil well, saying a panel of scientists had concluded that 20,000 to 50,000 barrels, or as much as 2.1 million gallons, were pouring int
Interview with Documentary Film Maker from behind the scenes on a barrier island in Louisiana.
Obama administration and BP complicit in this crime against humanity
Facing an angry tsunami from oil companies, oil company employees and oil company servicers in the Gulf Coast, the Obama Administration is set to quickly reopen drilling sites in the Gulf.
More tales of our moral, Hollywood betters lecturing the rest of us on the principle of "Do as I Say": Ashton Kutcher, Environmental Boy Wonder and his Amazing 7 MPG Hummer Boat.
A mystery is unfolding across MidSouth farms. Something is killing crops, trees, even weeds and nobody can explain why. Farmers are scratching their heads and some are worried their crops may be lost to the mysterious plague. It’s happening
In an interview by Andrea Mitchell a few minutes ago on Mitchell’s MSNBC show, Senator Bill Nelson of Florida, who has been one of the most informed and diligent, if not the most informed and diligent, Congressmen on the BP Gulf Oil Spill issue, stat
Shares of BP Plc gained Monday after it announced progress in containing its Gulf of Mexico oil leak but the energy giant still faced tough questions from investors and U.S. lawmakers as the spill threatened more of the U.S. Gulf coast.
Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin is pushing Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal to ignore federal rules and build berms to protect his state's coastline. According to The Hill, Palin tweeted Monday evening: “Gov.Jindal:to avoid ravished coast, build the
Cameron, the director of "Avatar" and "Titanic," has worked extensively with robot submarines and is considered an expert in undersea filming. He did not say explicitly who he meant when he referred to "those morons."
"If the oil is in very small droplets, microbial degradation is much quicker," says microbial ecologist Kenneth Lee, director of the Center for Offshore Oil, Gas and Energy Research with Fisheries and Oceans Canada, who has been measuring the oil d
"No one's listening," says Nick Pozzi, who was an engineer with Saudi Aramco in the Middle East when he says an accident there in 1993 generated a spill far larger than anything the United States has ever seen. An engineer who witnessed a crude
BP had no sooner proclaimed its “top kill” maneuver a failure than it set in motion what is essentially its Plan D for dealing with the cause of the Gulf oil spill. Skip to next paragraph * Photo Gallery Louisiana oil spill R
Obama represents Bush's third term and worse
In many ways, the 'green' movement is the Puritanism of our era. But these neo-Puritans have yet to fully explain why the rest of us should conform to their scientifically dodgy ideals.
By injecting solid objects overnight as well as heavy drilling fluid into the stricken well leaking oil into the Gulf of Mexico, engineers appeared to have stemmed the flow of oil, Adm. Thad W. Allen of the Coast Guard, the leader of the government e
The Gulf is a worsening crime scene
As the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig burned around him, Chris Pleasant hesitated, waiting for approval from his superiors before activating the emergency disconnect system that was supposed to slam the oil well shut at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexi
Tony Blair is set to earn millions of pounds advising an American businessman on how to make money from tackling climate change.
This morning has been a real education as I followed Carol Browner, Director of the White House Office of Energy and Climate Change Policy (Climate Czar), through her morning interviews this morning on both CNN and Fox News. My conclusion on how the
Today, 1,000 Indian children under 12 die every day of diarrhea, dysentery and other water borne diseases. That goes on year after year as they add 12-15 million people to their country net gain annually.