Tag: gulf oil disaster

Wildlife Center to play role in post-spill Gulf

Story by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net   They’ve got plenty of people down on the Gulf Coast washing oil off birds. Ed Clark is focusing his attention at the Wildlife Center of Virginia on ecosystem issues. “We don’t need to go down there and wash birds. They’re already well cared for by the professional groups. What […]

The Gulf Oil Spill: A Virginia Perspective

Story by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net   There’s only a “slim chance” that oil from the BP oil spill off the coast of Louisiana will end up washing ashore on beaches in Virginia, according to a James Madison University professor who is a Gulf Stream expert. “The Gulf Stream, as it travels eastward, reaches its closest proximity […]

Dennis Markatos-Soriano: Gulf disaster calls for sustainable transportation revolution

Column by Dennis Markatos-Soriano Submit guest columns: freepress2@ntelos.net   The oil drilling explosion that killed 11 people on April 20th and the spill now killing massive amounts of wildlife in the Gulf of Mexico is a sign. It’s a sign of how bad our nation’s oil addiction has gotten and of how much we need […]