May 19, 2010
Herring: Good Links for Following the Oil Spill
By Hal Herring
We may be home from the Louisiana coast for now, but our worries have not been left behind. The story of the oil spill is still unfolding. These are some of the resources that we are tracking every day.
More oil spill stories ...
Submerged oil plumes suggest gulf spill is worse than BP claims
Gulf of Mexico oil spill 'increasingly likely' to enter Loop Current, travel to Florida Keys
NOAA shutting down 19 percent of Gulf fishing due to oil spill
Independent probe of BP oil spill in works
MMS drilling official retires in oil spill fallout
Interior secretary acknowledges lax oil regulation
Troubles at Mineral Management Service are nothing new, as this report from 2008 shows.
Inspector General of the Department of Interior’s Report on a Mineral Management Services scandal
And here's an interesting story about the Native Americans who live in the Louisiana marsh country and are facing the oil spill’s effects.
Spill reinforces oil bad will for American Indians