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Gov. Bobby Jindal's Cash Cowsnew

As a candidate, Jindal promised voters an ethical "gold standard." As a candidate for re-election, he has a different kind of gold standard: He goes for the gold, wherever he may find it.
Gambit  |  Jeremy Alford  |  04-05-2011  |  Politics

The Last Oyster Harvest?new

A family of oyster harvesters contemplates the future after the gulf oil disaster.
Gambit  |  Mary Tutwiler  |  06-09-2010  |  Environment

An Unpublished Study Shows the Lethal Effects of the Cosco Busan Oil Spillnew

Federal and state scientists hid from the public the groundbreaking results of a government report on the extreme danger posed to fish by the 2007 Cosco Busan oil spill. Even as they shared them with the companies that control the Cosco Busan.
SF Weekly  |  Peter Jamison  |  02-24-2010  |  Environment

A Sunken Tanker Off the California Coast Will Someday Leak Oil if Nothing is Donenew

There are growing concerns that the Montebello could offer up a second adventure/disaster story, this one of an ecological nature. Researchers are confident that the tanker still entombs its cargo, more than 3 million gallons of Santa Maria crude loaded from the Union Oil facility in Avila Beach.
San Luis Obispo New Times  |  Patrick Howe  |  07-21-2008  |  Environment

Spanish Blame Oil Spill on Houston Firmnew

Fishermen and citizens harmed by what's been called the worst environmental disaster in Spanish history are looking to a Houston ship classification society to bear some financial responsibility.
Houston Press  |  Josh Harkinson  |  04-27-2004  |  Environment

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