10 Years After Deepwater Horizon, Oil Spills and Accidents Are on the Rise

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By Matt Lee-Ashley, Center for American Progress On April 20, 2010, an explosion and fire on the offshore drilling rig Deepwater Horizon killed 11 men and injured 17 other crew members. Over the next 87 days, an estimated 210 million gallons of oil spilled into the Gulf of Mexico, poisoning...
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Science, Denied, Again. Interior Department Adds Inaccurate Climate Change Info to Reports

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By Maria Caffrey, Union of Concerned Scientists The New York Times reported this week that a senior employee at the Department of the Interior (DOI) is pressuring scientists to include inaccurate information about climate change in agency reports. So far at least nine different reports have...
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