gulf of mexico

Study Finds Climate Change Costs Will Hit Trumplandia The Most

Study Finds Climate Change Costs Will Hit Trumplandia The Most

As you sit here reading this, Hurricane Harvey is inundating Texas. This is pretty ironic–and poignant–considering a new study published in Science magazine titled “Estimating Economic Damage from Climate Change in the United States” finds the Southeastern states, the ones that voted overwhelming for President Donald Trump, are the most vulnerable to the expensive impacts of anthropogenic climate change. The study discusses […]

Have You Heard About The Oil Pipeline Leak In The Gulf?

Have You Heard About The Oil Pipeline Leak In The Gulf?

On Sept. 5, an offshore pipeline leak near Bay Long, La. sent 5,300 gallons of crude oil into the Gulf of Mexico. An excavating marsh buggy operated by Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company accidentally cut through the pipeline while rebuilding Chenier Ronquille Island, which sits on the edge of Bay Long, part of the […]