Articles tagged “oil spill”

Trump Plans to Expand Offshore Drilling Despite Tourism Fears

Trump Plans to Expand Offshore Drilling Despite Tourism Fears

Jennifer A. Dlouhy, Bloomberg

Days after revealing plans to roll back safety regulations put into place because of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill — a catastrophe that devastated Gulf Coast tourism — the Trump administration announced a proposal to significantly expand offshore drilling. What could possibly go wrong?

2 years ago

BP Gulf Oil Spill Damage Valued at $17.2 Billion as Tourism Still Struggles

BP Gulf Oil Spill Damage Valued at $17.2 Billion as Tourism Still Struggles

Alex Nussbaum, Bloomberg

The BP oil spill scared tourists away from the Gulf Coast for years and effects still linger. These states, especially Mississippi and Alabama, can't afford to have their cruise terminals, beaches, wildlife, and seafood poisoned.

2 years ago

Authorities Warn Tourists Away from Oil-Covered Thai Beaches

Authorities Warn Tourists Away from Oil-Covered Thai Beaches

Associated Press

The clean-up efforts have about 24 more hours to eliminate the spill before the tourism industry has serious setbacks for the season.

6 years ago

Thailand Oil Spill Reaches Tourist Island

Thailand Oil Spill Reaches Tourist Island

Associated Press

This is the second spill in recent years by PTT, but they faced barely any consequences last time so it's no surprise it happened again.

6 years ago