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Environmental Questions Persist in Post-Spill Gulf

Listen to the Audio RAY SUAREZ: As the year comes to a close, we get the latest now on one of the year’s major stories — the massive oil spill along the Gulf Coast. It began with a blast. BP’s Deepwater Horizon rig, about 41 miles off Louisiana’s coast, exploded April 20th, killing eleven and […]

Challenging Cleanup Ahead for Gulf Coast

Listen to the Audio RAY SUAREZ: And for more about those questions, we turn to one of the administration’s leading voices on the environmental impact. Jane Lubchenco, is head of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, or NOAA. Welcome back to the program. JANE LUBCHENCO , head, NOAA: Thank you, Ray. RAY SUAREZ: When the […]

Sri Lanka: Killed Tamil youth of postal department was an environmentalist

Ketheeswaran Thevarajah, who was working in a post office in Vadamaraadchi and was killed Friday night was an environmentalist, who was protesting to scooping of sand in Vadamaraadchi that was causing environmental damages. Sometimes back, he was dispatching photographs through Facebook, showing environmental damage caused by sand-scooping in his locality. A feedback on his contribution […]