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Tags: EDITORIALS; BP Deepwater Horizon Explosion & Oil Spill, 2010; ENVIRONMENTAL disasters; OFFSHORE oil well drilling -- Environmental aspects; GASOLINE -- Environmental aspects; ELECTRIC automobiles
- OFF THE DEEP END IN BRAZIL. Margolis, Mac // Newsweek;6/21/2010, Vol. 155 Issue 25, p4
The article describes how countries like Brazil are beginning to engage in more deepwater offshore oil drilling despite the environmental concerns raised by the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
- MARKETERS MAY WANT TO STEER CLEAR OF OIL-SPILL CRISIS. Wheaton, Ken // Advertising Age;6/28/2010, Vol. 81 Issue 26, p14
The author offers opinions on the implications of the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico on advertising, stating it is dangerous for companies to cite the event in their advertising.
- From the Editor. Licata, Anthony // Field & Stream;Aug2010, Vol. 115 Issue 4, p10
The article presents the author's views about the deepwater oil rig blowout in the Gulf of Mexico, and on how the accident can threaten fish and fishing game from Texas to the Atlantic.
- Dealing with Disaster. Harris, Jim // Ecological Restoration;Sep2010, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p231
The author reflects on the efforts of several restorationists in restoring the biodiversity and implementing adaptive management after the oil spill disaster in the Gulf of Mexico.
- Make the gulf oil spill a turning point. // National Catholic Reporter;5/14/2010, Vol. 46 Issue 15, p24
The author reflects on the environmental problems related to oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. He argues that BP PLC is to be blamed for pollution as it had not installed protection level due to high costs. An overview of the oil spill in Exxon Valdez and at the Gulf of Mexico is offered. The...
- BP's Toll on Texas. // Texas Observer: A Journal of Free Voices;7/23/2010, Vol. 102 Issue 13, p5
The article examines the impact of the British Petroleum (BP) oil spill disaster on human lives and environment in Texas. It states that the disaster is considered one of the worst toxic releases in the state. Damages include the enormous air spill, the worker deaths, and the ecological and...
- A Race to the Top: Oil & Gas Exploration in the Canadian Arctic. Kuzik, Michael // Journal of Military & Strategic Studies;Spring2011, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p1
The article focuses on the climactic, economic, and political realities of oil and gas exploration and development in the Canadian Arctic. The author suggests that potential oil or gas discoveries does not mean the economics or the environmental costs justify the efforts in getting the product...
- Cold Hard Cache: The Arctic Drilling Controversy. Schmidt, Charles W. // Environmental Health Perspectives;Sep2010, Vol. 118 Issue 9, pA394
The article focuses on the offshore drilling plans in the Arctic Ocean after the explosion of British Petroleum's Deep Water Horizon oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico. It states that Arctic development will promote safe drilling in the Gulf of Mexico. It relates the arguments for Arctic drilling...
- Arctic drilling: The big picture. Anderson, Alun // New Scientist;9/4/2010, Vol. 207 Issue 2776, p1
The article discusses oil drilling initiated by the company Cairn Energy in the Arctic Ocean near Greenland merely weeks after plugging leakage from the BP Deepwater Horizon oil well. Statistics on Arctic-area oil and gas reserves are reported. Exploration and exploitation of such reserves near...