May 20, 2013
by MoreRecycling
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New NOAA report examines national oil pollution threat from shipwrecks

NOAA presented to the U.S. Coast Guard a new report that finds that 36 sunken vessels scattered across the U.S. seafloor could pose an oil pollution threat to the nation’s coastal marine resources. Of those, 17 were recommended for further assessment a… Continue reading

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June 16, 2011
by Frances Beinecke
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Celebrating the Oceans

Frances Beinecke, President of NRDC, New York City On June 8, people everywhere celebrated World Oceans Day, but I, along with about 300 others, began our celebration a few days earlier.  NRDC’s LA Leadership Council co-chair Kelly Meyer gen… Continue reading

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November 2, 2010
by Peter Lehner
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BP and Halliburton Cut Corners, but Our Oil Addiction Doesn’t Help

In the past several days, investigators have issued new findings about what led to the BP oil disaster. These accounts of risky gambles and bad decisions shine a spotlight on something most of us rarely see: the gritty details of what it takes to provi… Continue reading

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