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The Coast Is Not Clear

Aug 17th, 2010 | By businessnews

Though the BP oil spill’s impact is much less severe than feared, long-term threats remain: wetlands destruction, dead zones, and climate change. They make the spill look almost minor Bloomberg News By Peter Coy Browse Issues Browse the BusinessWeek Archive Visit the Gulf of Mexico today and you’d hardly
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Obama hits the coast for 27 hours

Aug 13th, 2010 | By politicsnews

President Barack Obama is finally doing what he’s been telling Americans to do all summer: He’s spending time with his family on the Gulf Coast. His toe-dip of a visit is less a relaxing, presidential vacation than it is an all-inclusive business trip. In fewer than 27 hours in Panama City, Fla.,
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Global warming heats up a nuclear energy renaissance

Aug 11th, 2010 | By admin

Global warming and the BP oil spill have helped rehabilitate nuclear energy in the eyes of the public – and some environmentalists.…. Read this article Full Text RSS Feeds | WordPress Auto Translator

Sunday talk show tip sheet

Aug 8th, 2010 | By politicsnews

White House energy adviser Carol Browner headlines this Sunday’s television talk shows, where she’s likely to discuss the aftermath of the BP oil spill and what’s next for climate and energy legislation. Browner appears on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” along with House Minority Leader John Boehner (R-Ohio), Rep. Mike Pence (R-Ind.) and former
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AP Enterprise: Survey of Scientists Reveals Faith that Gulf can Rebound From BP oil Spill

Aug 5th, 2010 | By usnews

BAY ST. LOUIS, Miss. Want to know the future of the oil-stained Gulf of Mexico ecosystem? Look first to its muddy, polluted past. The recent ecological history of the Gulf gives scientists reason for hope. In an extensive survey of Gulf of Mexico researchers by The Associated Press, at least 10 of them
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U.S. Travel Launches Portal Site to Inform Travelers of Gulf Coast Destination Updates

Aug 3rd, 2010 | By travelnews Provides Central Source for News and Information on States and Communities Impacted by the BP Oil Spill The U.S. Travel Association announced the launch of, a portal site that centralizes links to up-to-date travel and recovery information on Alabama, Florida, Louisiana and Mississippi—the states directly affected by the
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Pamela Anderson helps pets abandoned after spill (AP)

Aug 2nd, 2010 | By entertainmentnews

NEW ORLEANS – Most of the roughly 50 abandoned dogs parading under the oaks at New Orleans City Park on Monday were bound for a pet adoption program in Virginia, but two were headed for California with their new owner, actress Pamela Anderson. “My son was hoping we could take all 50,” Anderson said before
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Spike Lee screens film that includes Gulf oil spill; says ‘nobody’ from BP speaking to him

Aug 1st, 2010 | By usnews

This July 10, 2010 file photo shows director Spike Lee entering Cipriani’s for the wedding of Carmelo Anthony and LaLa Vasquez, in New York. Lee has screened his new four-hour documentary on the massive BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico and says no one from the oil giant is speaking to him. SAN
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U.S. Travel Calls for Feinberg to Administer $500 Million Oil Spill Recovery Fund

Jul 28th, 2010 | By travelnews

U.S. Travel Association Calls for $500 Million Oil Spill Public Education Fund to be Administered by Kenneth Feinberg The head of the U.S. Travel Association today proposed that federal officials secure $500 million from BP for a public information fund that can prevent $7.5 billion in economic damages, and that
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Amid oil spill, governors make gains

Jul 26th, 2010 | By politicsnews

President Barack Obama may be taking a hit for his handling of the BP oil spill, but the disaster has been a political boon for those closer to the action. Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, whose rise in the GOP faltered after a lackluster response to Obama’s 2009 State of the Union
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