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Over the last 12-plus months, I’ve written numerous blog posts about the situation in and around the small Louisiana town of Bayou Corne, where warning signs of earth tremors and methane odors gave way to a sinkhole that eventually grew to the size of the Louisiana Superdome and has kept on growing. One subplot in all my writing about the sinkhole — the result of a salt-dome mining operation by [...]

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Biscayne Bay’s pristine tropical waters teem with exotic marine life from manatees to dolphins to ”super corals” to environmentally critical sea grasses. Strips of mangroves and wetlands cushion the shores. The bay’s untamed beauty attracts millions of tourists annually and draws nature-lovers and sun-worshipers from around the world to live on its idyllic shores. The Biscayne Bay Aquatic Preserve provides a safe haven for endangered species and an ideal nursing ground [...]

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Drew Landry, an out-of-work Cajun crawfisherman, caused a stir last year when he whipped out a guitar and, literally, started singing the blues during his testimony before the National Oil Spill Commission – the body established by the White House to investigate the causes and impacts of the BP spill. My guess is it was a first for all involved. But one thing’s for sure: There’s nothing like music to [...]

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The fear is palpable on the docks from Galveston to Panama City. Commercial fishermen working the waters hardest hit by the BP oil spill are worried sick about their future. It keeps them up at night. Many are convinced the 200 million gallons of crude that spewed into the Gulf last year have done irreparable damage to the fragile fisheries that provide their livelihood. According to a new CBS News [...]

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Here’s a musical take on the dangers of Fracking:

 

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WPI Chemical Engineer Marco Kaltofen speaks about the dangers of dispersants and explains his own experiment that found that dispersant use makes oil 35x more available in the water column. Stay tuned for more from Mr. Kaltofen

 

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This video, shot earlier this year, gives a glimpse of just how far we have to go before cleanup efforts are complete. And with each passing day, the chances fade that BP will ever fully restore our marshes, waters or shoreline as debris and waste blend further into the landscape. Watch the video and you’ll see what I mean.

Production Note: We had to block the faces of individuals in the video to protect their identities.

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