Archive for 2008

Oil Import Map

December 22nd, 2008

When are we going to get serious about cutting off (or at least reducing the size) of those imports? But remember – more offshore oil drilling is (you guessed it) Not the Answer. See the more detailed, interactive… more »

Where is the carrot?

December 17th, 2008

Rob Davis wrote an interesting article in the Voice….”With Water Cuts Near, Freeways Still Get Showered” In the article he discusses CalTrans use of water on freeways to keep plants green on our roadsides. Here are a few… more »

Native Plant Benefits

December 15th, 2008

Below is a link to an article discussing a few of the benefits to using native plants. As you read this article think about how these benefits affect the amount of required fertilizer and pesticides… LINK more »

Sherman’s Lagoon

December 12th, 2008

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Laird Hamilton for Clean Energy

December 10th, 2008

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pJK-gcXmzpM] Thanks to our friends at NRDC for this one. more »

What Were They Thinking?

December 8th, 2008

There’s scene in the latest James Bond flick, Quantum of Solace where a female character’s nude body is found in a hotel room covered in oil, similar to the famous scene in Goldfinger where a female character’s nude… more »

Big Oil hurt coast, so why doesn’t it pay for repairs?

December 1st, 2008

Below are excerpts from this article about damage to the Louisiana coast from oil drilling activities. Verdin, a commercial fisherman, says back then, some places here were so thick with trees you could barely see through them. When… more »

November 17th, 2008

A Bush administration nudge toward opening waters off Virginia for oil and gas leasing is rankling environmentalists, who have begun lobbying President-elect Barack Obama to reinstate an offshore drilling ban lifted by President George W. Bush last summer…. more »

VA, NC, MD, DE, NJ – Do You Want Offshore Oil Drilling?

November 14th, 2008

Public Can Voice Opinions on Oil Drilling off Virginia http://www.pressofatlanticcity.com/179/story/315302.html Offshore drilling for oil in the Atlantic Ocean could happen within 100 miles of New Jersey (and much closer to Virginia, Maryland, Delaware and North Carolina) after the… more »

MMS Initiates Oil and Gas Leasing Process for Offshore Virginia

November 12th, 2008

MMS Initiates Oil and Gas Leasing Process for Offshore Virginia Initial information-gathering steps begin for proposed Sale 220 The Minerals Management Service (MMS) has taken the first step in the multi-year leasing process to hold a sale for… more »