Results related to “BP”
by Brentin Mock on November 15 2012, 12:32PM
They’re really, really sorry. But did they get off too easily?
by Michelle Chen on August 3 2010, 8:39AM
More than half of BP’s sites for disposing of cleaned-up oil and waste are in places where the majority of residents are of color.
by Julianne Hing on June 10 2010, 7:29PM
by Michelle Chen on June 9 2010, 11:42AM
How many invasions can a community take? The Indians of Pointe-au-Chien in Southern Louisiana have endured centuries of colonization and exploitation—under the French, the Americans, and now, the oil industry.
by Michelle Chen on June 8 2010, 10:59AM
While the government struggles to confront the mounting catastrophe on the Gulf Coast, a legal settlement in Texas is set to put hundreds of millions in long overdue relief funds into the hands of disaster victims. Since the 2008 hurricane…
by Julianne Hing on June 4 2010, 5:59PM
What is going on? As if the ongoing BP disaster at the Gulf Coast weren’t enough, Arizona decided it couldn’t let the weekend get started without reminding us exactly how small-minded and backwards it can be. The Onion could not…
by Kai Wright on June 4 2010, 4:18PM
Federal officials have been targeting BP’s job sites in Louisiana in a hunt for undocumented workers who are risking their lives to clean up the disastrous oil spill.
by Julianne Hing on June 2 2010, 12:07PM
Workers report being threatened with pink slips if they use safety equipment that doesn’t come from BP. Problem is, BP still hasn’t provided any safety equipment.
by Jorge Rivas on May 26 2010, 5:50PM
PBS opens the suggestion box. Ideas? A ShamWow towel and Bill Nye the Science Guy.
by Jorge Rivas on May 14 2010, 2:05PM
The British Petroleum (BP) oil spill is an environmental, economic and social disaster that is affecting the livelihood and the economic stability of the entire Gulf Coast region. But the Gulf Coast’s Vietnamese fishing community face some of the…
by Kai Wright on May 14 2010, 1:22PM
When a big, relevant story breaks, it’s easy to get lost in the daily torrent of information. That’s no doubt been true for many people as we all try to make sense of BP’s Gulf Coast oil spill, which NPR…
by Julianne Hing on May 4 2010, 4:01PM
After being pressured in court, BP was forced to retract large portions of an agreement the company forced cleanup volunteers to sign. The agreement would have let the company off the hook if workers were injured.