January 29, 2014
by MoreRecycling
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Sea level variations escalating along eastern Gulf of Mexico coast

Around the globe, sea levels typically rise a little in summer and fall again in winter. Now, a new study shows that, from the Florida Keys to southern Alabama, those fluctuations have been intensifying over the past 20 years. Continue reading

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August 19, 2013
by MoreRecycling
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After 10 years of service, NOAA retires GOES-12 satellite

GOES-12 has seen it all, from Hurricane Katrina that hit the Gulf Coast in 2005, to the Christmas blizzard that crippled the Central United States in 2009. It even traveled south of the equator to provide coverage for South America starting in 2010. No… Continue reading

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July 10, 2013
by Susan Casey-Lefkowitz
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Quebec rail tragedy: a time to honor the victims and reflect on our energy future

Susan Casey-Lefkowitz, Director International Program, Washington, D.C.
In a tragic weekend rail accident, tanker cars carrying crude oil broke loose and raced into the small town of Lac-Mégantic, near the border Quebec shares wi… Continue reading

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May 21, 2013
by MoreRecycling
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Going green: U.S. equipped to grow serious amounts of pond scum for fuel

A new analysis shows that the nation’s land and water resources could likely support the growth of enough algae to produce up to 25 billion gallons of algae-based fuel a year in the United States, one-twelfth of the country’s yearly needs. For the best… Continue reading

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May 1, 2013
by MoreRecycling
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Health defects found in fish exposed to Deepwater Horizon oil spill, three years later

Three years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, crude oil toxicity continues to sicken a sentinel Gulf Coast fish species, according to new findings. Continue reading

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December 13, 2010
by Reduce
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Top 10 Headlines of 2010

As Managing Editor of Earth911, one of my favorite parts of the holiday season is diving into our archives, brooding over the events of the past 12 months. Ten years from now, I will remember 2010 as a year of environmental hardship – the Haitian earthquake, Gulf Coast Oil Spill and the devastating Nashville flood. [...] Continue reading

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October 15, 2010
by Rocky Kistner
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The Week’s Bay Principles; a Call to Restore and Protect the Gulf

As the six-month anniversary of the worst American maritime oil disaster approaches, people along the Gulf coast continue to struggle with its aftermath. Many feel uncertain about their future and abandoned by the media and politici… Continue reading

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September 27, 2010
by Eric Young
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Gulf Coast Disaster – Monday, September 27

Highlights in this issue- Feinberg promises bigger, faster payments- BP wants own estimate of oil spill- NOAA launches mission to solve BP oil mystery- BP gives excuses for its own flawed spill investigation- Does anyone envy BP CEO Bob Dudley?- Did cr… Continue reading

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August 10, 2010
by Recycling
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Recycled Jewelry Funds Gulf Coast Cleanup

Image courtesy of Real Jewels. Eco-friendly and philanthropic jewelry that looks good and aids Gulf Coast cleanup? Enter New York City-based Real Jewels. The makers of fine jewelry, from 100% recycled precious metals, fair trade stones, and conflict-… Continue reading

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August 8, 2010
by MoreRecycling
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It’s Not Time to Scale Back the Gulf Coast Cleanup, Is It?

Image via Boston With the flow of oil from the BP well in the Gulf of Mexico capped and most of the spilled oil skimmed from the water’s surface, incoming CEO Robert Dudley said last weekend that it was time for BP to “scaleback” its cleanup efforts, … Continue reading

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