Gulf Media Attention Spills Out Weekly

Since it began on April 20th, the tragic Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill has consistently made headlines each week. Whether it is an updated prognosis on the effects of the spill or another failed containment attempt, the media has reserved front-page real estate for the BP spill. On May 11th Compete wrote about the effects of the spill on the reach of target sites, but is the general public still interested?

Calling All Armchair Volunteers — The Gulf is Still Your Responsibility

Before April 20, 2010, the phrase "environmental disaster" was almost synonymous with the Exxon Valdez oil spill that tarnished the beautiful waters of the Prince Edward Sound by spilling nearly 10.8 million gallons of crude oil into its waters. Now, the only thing on the minds of Americans when they hear this same phrase involves merely just two letters: B-P. Conducting a drilling exploration 42 miles southeast of Venice Louisiana,

Oil Slick Reaches the Web

With the ominous Gulf Coast oil spill steadily creeping toward Freemason Island, BP has attempted to cap the leak with a giant steel and concrete containment unit.  However, that didn’t go according to plan as the container quickly became filled with ice-like hydrate crystals and had to be temporarily removed.  As they prepare to implement their next solution, I’m curious if the 24-hour new coverage has the attention of the