UWF Study: Corexit and oil probably worse than oil alone…

The preliminary findings for a study done by the University of West Florida indicates Corexit may not have been effective and could be more damaging to the Gulf of Mexico ecosystem than the oil alone. From the article in the Pensacola News Journal: “When mixed with oil, Corexit, the chemical dispersant used by BP, is…

BP Sustainability Report Ignores Oil Spill, and Tony Gets a Bonus!

British Petroleum released their new Sustainability Report where they went to great lengths to discuss the lessons they learned last summer, and how BP’s Bob Dudley is now all about responsibility. Bob feels it is up to them to “earn back the trust” of all involved and dad-gummit, they’re gonna do it! In their report, they…

BP Could Face Manslaughter Charges…

According to Reuters, the Department of Justice is investigating whether to file manslaughter charges against BP managers for decisions they made leading up to the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon. Beyond these possible criminal charges, what is at stake for the company is the likelihood of BP being found “grossly negligent.” Should these charges occur,…

Thanks Mr. Dudley, but why don’t I feel better?

Bob Dudley apologized for the oil spill on Tuesday. Bob Dudley apologized for the oil spill by saying “BP is sorry. BP gets it,” adding, “We need to earn back your trust, along with that of state and federal leaders and the trust of Gulf Coast residents and customers…we are determined we will once again…