Waterkeeper Alliance's Updates

Video: Overflight of Oil Disaster Area

 

saveourgulf.org Public Service Announcement by EcoMedia (A CBS Company)

This PSA will air on CBS New York Channel 2 and other CBS stations.  Visit saveourgulf.org for more information about how you can help with Gulf Coast recovery efforts in the wake of the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill disaster.  Please share this message with your firends using Facebook or Twitter.

Cutting-edge Online Campaign - "My Gulf Action" - Allows Everyone to Take Direct Action to Offset Gulf Oil Spill

Leading Environmental Groups Join Groundbreaking Campaign to Reduce Dependence on Fossil Fuels and Offshore Drilling
 
Washington, DC – July 8, 2010 – For the first time since April 20, when oil began leaking into the Gulf of Mexico, there’s now a way for everyone to take concrete, lasting action against the oil spill: MyGulfAction.com, a place where Americans can join together and become part of the solution to fossil fuel dependence.

Hurricane Creekkeeper John Wathen and Waterkeeper Alliance President Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. Appear on MSNBC's Countdown w/ Keith Olbermann

On Wednesday, June 30 (Day 72) Hurricane Creekkeeper John Wathen presented video of his fly-overs of the Gulf of Mexico and the BP disaster on MSNBC's Countdown with Keith Olbermann.  John's ongoing work continues to prove that the extent of the disaster is greater than we have feared and more devastating than BP is letting on.  During the interview John shares his observations of the massive oil slick as images of dead and dying dolphins and whales cross the screen.  "Nothing can live in these rainbows of death that cover the entire horizon," he laments.&nb

Oil is hazardous. Dispersants are toxic. Now BP's admitting it -- sort of.

The New Orleans Captain of the Port, under the authority of the Ports and Waterways Safety Act, established a 100-meter “safety zone” around all oil disaster response operations, including booming operations and booms in Southeast Louisiana. Violations can result in a fine up to $40,000 and willful violations are a Class D felony.

BP Slick Covers Dolphins and Whales [Video]

Hurricane Creekkeeper John Wathen recently posted this video he shot of dolphins and a whale covered in oil from the BP oil spill disaster in the Gulf. "This was the most emotionally disturbing video I have ever done," writes John. "Who will answer for these gentle creatures?"

Outdoor Industry Association and Teva Join To Support Save Our Gulf

The Outdoor Industry Association (OIA) and Teva are joining forces with Gulf Waterkeepers and Waterkeeper Alliance to support the Save Our Gulf campaign.  OIA is urging all of their members to donate to Gulf Coast recovery efforts through saveourgulf.org, while Teva has contributed $50,000 in cash and another $50,000 in in-kind support to help raise awareness of the spill and support clean-up o

Sophie B. Hawkins Announces Song to Benefit Waterkeeper Alliance

Proceeds from “The Land, the Sea & the Sky” to Benefit Clean Up Efforts in the Gulf of Mexico

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