Gov. Haley Barbour of Mississippi calls for further offshore drilling, saying that the threat to his state’s waterfront is exaggerated by media. “The coast is clear, come on down,” he adds.
BP says that the oil collected from its out-of-control well will be sold, with the proceeds to benefit gulf wildlife.
A dramatic decline in Arctic sea ice volume continues.
Hydrogen fuel cell taxis are expected to hit London streets in 2012.
Twenty-five years after a toxic gas release, criminal convictions in the Bhopal chemical plant disaster in India.
I have no idea if this source is credible (The NY Times environmental section). It's a relatively small article, so I don't know. However, if Haley really said this, maybe he needs to make another trip down to his coastline, and perhaps talk to members of the environmental cleanup crew to see the real impact it can have on his state.
P.S. I can't seem to post the link to the article, so I posted the whole article in the quote. However, here is another link to another news source that is relevant