Here’s Where BP is Dumping Its Oil Spill Waste (Colorlines)

April 20, 2021

“More than half of the landfills EPA has approved are in communities where a majority of residents are people of color.” By Daisy Hernandez   Read the full article here

BP’s waste management plan raises environmental justice concerns (DissidentVoice.org)

April 20, 2021

The Halliburton loophole allowed BP in 2010 to save millions by dumping at least 40,000 tons of toxic Corexit-laden oil spill waste in nine municipal landfills designed for household waste. The majority were in People of Color communities. Story by Robert D. Bullard for the DissdentVoice.org Read full story  here

Forbes: Would The Use Of Chemical Dispersants In Mauritius Oil Spill Be Considered An Ecocide?

September 17, 2020

  Read the article: https://www.forbes.com/sites/nishandegnarain/2020/09/13/would-the-use-of-chemical-dispersants-in-mauritius-oil-spill-be-considered-an-ecocide/#69a98a035a6d

Hakai Magazine: 30 Years of OPA90: Legislation to Prevent Another Exxon Valdez

August 22, 2020

“Thirty years ago, a new law controlling the oil and gas industry was adopted in the wake of the Exxon Valdez disaster. Now some fear those regulations are being rolled back”   Read the full story:

E&E News: Landmark study links oil, gas wells with low birth weights

June 7, 2020

“Women who lived near oil and gas wells in California during pregnancy were more likely to deliver underweight babies, according to a first-of-its-kind study from the University of California, Berkeley. Analyzing nearly 3 million birth certificates in the state, researchers found that newborns in rural areas between 2006 and 2015 were 40% more likely to…

NOLA: ‘Game-changer’ ruling could restrict chemical dispersants on next big oil spill

June 7, 2020

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InsideEPA: District Court Says Water Law Requires EPA To Update Oil Spill Rules.

June 3, 2020

According to Inside EPA, “A federal court in California has agreed with environmentalists that EPA has a nondiscretionary duty under the Clean Water Act (CWA) to update its rules governing oil spills in order to better regulate dispersants, relying in part on a landmark appellate decision that found EPA had unduly delayed updating its lead…

The Hill: Court says EPA must update its offshore oil spill response plan

June 3, 2020

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Now This: The Cost Of Silence’ Explores the Cover-Up of an Oil Spill Health Crisis

March 25, 2020

Health Concerns 10 Years After BP oil Spill – NBC

March 7, 2020