Posts tagged "bp oil spill"

The BP Oil Spill Is Making Dolphins Sick, And Now I Want To Cry

Dolphins living in an area affected by the 2010 BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico are now suffering from lung diseases and other problems that are consistent with oil spills. How heartbreaking is that? A federal government study was conducted looking into the effects of the spill, and the sobering…
By: Claire Hannum / December 20, 2013

Cheat Sheet: Barack Obama’s BP Oil Spill Speech

Last night, Barack Obama gave a 17-minute speech from the Oval Office about the horrific BP oil spill. It seems he is using this tragedy to teach us gas-guzzling Americans a lesson about clean energy, without actually saying exactly what the government plans to do. I know presidential speeches are not always the…
By: Nikki Dowling / June 16, 2010

5 Ways The BP Oil Spill Will Affect You

The BP oil spill is now considered the largest offshore oil spill in U.S. history. The gush has produced an oil slick that covers about 2,500 square miles of ocean in the Gulf of Mexico. Countless people, plants and animals have been affected. Even if you don't live near the Gulf, this horrific disaster will…
By: Nikki Dowling / June 10, 2010