8th Anniversary of Deepwater Horizon Explosion and Oil Spill

Today is the 8th anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon explosion that killed 11 workers and created the largest oil spill in the history of the world. And in case you were under the impression that our government has learned the lessons of the catastrophe, think again. The agency that is supposed to regulate offshore drilling (and…

Written in Blood: Trump Appointee Reverses Lessons of Deepwater Horizon

They say that those who forget history are forced to repeat it.  But when it comes to workplace and environmental disasters, that’s not exactly true. Because while the politicians and their corporate supporters are doing the forgetting, it is the workers, the environment and surrounding communities that ultimately pay the price when the inevitable —…