Thursday, July 1, 2010

Today, BP's oil spill becomes biggest EVER

Posted By on Thu, Jul 1, 2010 at 12:06 PM

To celebrate — scratch that — lament BP's big milestone, we've created a list of articles you should read about the clusterfuck in the Gulf of Mexico (the headlines, alone, are enough to make you want to scream):

BP spill nears a somber record as Gulf's biggest —

Day 71: The Latest on the Oil SpillThe New York Times

BP plans to get rid of safety watchdog, sources say —

BP joined investigation of itself, contractorAnchorage Daily News

U.S. fines BP for erroneous reportingThe Los Angeles Times

Gulf oil spill: Suicide of spill worker prompts call for mental health aidThe Los Angeles Times

Oil spill's psychological toll quietly mounts — NewsChannel8, Portland, Ore.

Health of Exxon Valdez cleanup workers was never studiedThe Miami Herald

'Almost All of the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Workers are Dead'The Salem (Oregon) News

Will these critters be endangered by the Gulf gusher? —

Oil Spill Imperils Gulf Coast Fishing IndustryBloomberg Business Week

Gulf Seafood: Who Decides How Safe Is Safe? —

Bluefin tuna particularly vulnerable to Gulf of Mexico oil leakThe Times-Picayune

Biologists find 'dead zones' around BP oil spill in GulfThe Guardian

Expert measures human cost of Gulf oil leak —

BP Oil Spill Compensation Fund Won’t Cover All Losses —

Cleanup Hiring Feeds Frustration in Fishing TownThe New York Times

Beware scammers exploiting BP oil spillThe (Pensacola) News Herald

Further reading: Former Energy Exec Spills On "Why We Hate Oil Companies" —

What it's like to scuba dive in the Gulf of Mexico today, "It's just globs of death out there."

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