What one group of Oregonians learned from the BP disaster one year ago.
Last July, Mike Rosen led a 22-member expedition from
Portland to document the aftermath of the BP oil spill in the Gulf of
Mexico. Now, on the anniversary of the April 20, 2010, spill, the group
The flood of oil rushing from the Deepwater Horizon spill has, by all accounts, turned the Gulf of Mexico into an environmental disaster area, with miles of ocean and shoreline rendered uninhabitable. But when it comes time to quantify that damage—to actually show what BP's burst pipeline has done to Gulf and its surroundings—a handful of folks are worried that a lack of comprehensive ...
Organizers of a unique, fact-finding mission to the Gulf Coast region have returned from their nine-day visit to Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida. And they're prepared to share what they learned about the effects of the devastating BP oil spill on the Gulf Coast with interested Portlanders. Tonight at 7 pm, they'll gather at the headquarters for Keen Footwear, 926 NW 13th Ave., to share ...