Over the last weeks, the carcasses of oily pelicans, turtles and other animals have washed to shore in the Gulf of Mexico. Now the first dead whale has been found — a juvenile sperm whale floating 77 miles from the leaking oil well.
Shoddy spill plans, oil company arrogance (USA Today)
It was almost comical to hear chief executives of major oil companies sheepishly admitting to Congress this week that most of them had virtually the same worthless, cookie-cutter plan for coping with oil spills.
Call our representatives in Congress and the White House to demand establishment of a permanent moratorium on all new offshore oil drilling in the United States.
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Rep. Mike Thompson
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President Barack Obama
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