BP Still Keeps Media from Covering Damage on Gulf Coast

April 6, 2011

You'd think that almost a year after the BP oil spill, the US government and BP would have eased up on the secrecy they imposed over damage to publicly owned coastal beaches and wetlands. But you'd be wrong.

The intrepid Mac McClelland, who covered the spill and secrecy at its peak for Mother Jones, went back to see if anything had changed. But BP's cops tried to stop her. Read what she wrote.