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Gulf ecosystem in crisis after BP spill

Published: 
Mon, 10/21/2013 - 8:14pm
Category: 
Energy

Hundreds of kilograms of oily debris on beaches, declining seafood catches, and other troubling signs point towards an ecosystem in crisis in the wake of BP's 2010 oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico.

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Louisiana Agency Sues Dozens of Energy Companies for Damage to Wetlands

Published: 
Wed, 07/24/2013 - 9:43pm
Category: 
Energy

Louisiana officials filed a lawsuit on Wednesday against dozens of energy companies, hoping that the courts will force them to pay for decades of damage to fragile coastal wetlands that help buffer the effects of hurricanes on the region.