Tag Archives: Gulf of Mexico

Strategy for Restoring the Gulf of Mexico

Life in the Gulf goes on below the surface and behind the scenes. A coalition of national and Gulf-based groups continue to work to change the way we see and think about the Gulf Coast and the greater Gulf of … Continue reading

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“A teachable little monkey”

My grandmother on my mom’s side was a very practical lady.  Older, wiser, transformed by decades of cotton farming life in the panhandle of Texas when I came along.  I got to know her as a wee child only, but … Continue reading

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White House lifts Gulf of Mexico deepwater oil drilling ban

Tuesday U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar announced, “We have decided it is now appropriate to lift the suspension on deepwater drilling for those operators that are able to clear the higher bar that we have set”. The new rules, which were … Continue reading

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Commission on BP Spill Report: Telling us what we know and they knew

    This past week the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling released an interlaced series of four documents, its preliminary findings on the handling of the BP oil spill (they still refuse to call … Continue reading

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