Water & Oceans

There Are Massive Chemical Dumps In The Gulf We Know Almost Nothing About

"Seventy miles off the coast of Louisiana, among a maze of drilling platforms and seafloor pipelines, thousands of 55-gallon drums containing hazardous industrial chemicals litter a vast, dark swath of the ocean floor. They’ve been sitting there for nearly 50 years."

Source: HuffPost, 04/23/2021

"How Politics Is Shaping Biden’s Infrastructure Proposal"

"From weatherization funds to electric vehicles, the White House made compromises to enlist a broad coalition that includes labor and communities of color".

Source: Washington Post, 04/21/2021

GAO Raises Concerns About Government Inspections Of Offshore Pipelines

"A report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) says that the federal government lacks “robust” processes to both ensure the integrity of active offshore pipelines and to deal with inactive ones that have been left on the seafloor."

Source: The Hill, 04/20/2021


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