Oil Spill Funds STILL being used for Gulf Hotel – Alabama News Network (press release)


Alabama News Network (press release)

Oil Spill Funds STILL being used for Gulf Hotel
Alabama News Network (press release)
The director of the project, Cooper Shattuck, says the construction work under way at Gulf State Park is legal because the judge only shut the lid on one pot of money from the BP oil spill. He says the project is being funded from another pile of BP money.
Alabama begins work on beachfront hotel using BP moneyDanbury News Times
The state of Alabama has started construction on a beachfront hotel and conference center using money from the BP Daily Journal

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Chemical spill causes evacuation of two schools and 69 Hong Kong pupils to need hospital treatment – South China Morning Post (subscription)


South China Morning Post (subscription)

Chemical spill causes evacuation of two schools and 69 Hong Kong pupils to need hospital treatment
South China Morning Post (subscription)
Kowloon South divisional commander Cheng Woon-kit said there was a chemical spill from a shipping container, carrying 80 drums of the chemical usually used by Towngas as an odorant, on the barge. Cheng said the gas could cause nausea and a stinging …

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Interview: Sellus Wilder on how grassroots activism helped stop the Bluegrass Pipeline – Broken Sidewalk


Broken Sidewalk

Interview: Sellus Wilder on how grassroots activism helped stop the Bluegrass Pipeline
Broken Sidewalk
At 90 minutes long, the film breaks down the economics of the fracking industry and how natural gas liquids (NGLs)—a slurry byproduct of hydraulic fracturing—can be made into cheap plastics. The catch is that NGLs need to be shipped from the fracking