Oil spill coverage
Oil spill coverage
Coverage from GreenopolisTV about the oil spill in the Gulf.
Videos From This Campaign
Content from this campaign
Hey! Hay Can Soak Up Oil Spills!
This is a great video, as much for the simplicity of the solution as well as for the delightful Southern accent and “can do” attitude of the CW Roberts employees who demonstrate how hay soaks up oil and can be easily retrieved and used as fuel to generate energy from the waste. I especially love the fellow in the denim overalls- I have a pair of Oshkosh B ‘Gosh denim blues myself. With...
Jun 2, 2010 9:08 AM ET
Petroleum Saved the Whales . . .
In his 1991 “can’t–put-it-down” book The Prize, Daniel Yergin writes engagingly about the birth and rise of the petroleum industry. In the 1850’s, society was using whale oil for lighting homes, and the big beasts were getting scarcer all the time. Rising prices for whale oil kept...
Jun 1, 2010 9:37 AM ET
Tim Robbins: "Empower Local Agencies for Gulf clean up"
At the recent Gulf Aid event, activist and actor Tim Robbins suggests empowering local agencies for Gulf clean up. Using the local people that have been working to protect the marshlands and know the area is the best choice for restoration and repair. Greenopolis.com is dedicated to our users. We focus our attention on changing the...
May 26, 2010 5:15 PM ET
Volunteers Taking Charge in Gulf
The United States National Guard helps volunteers in the Gulf coastal communities by driving hundreds of hair booms out to areas that will most likely need them. Volunteers from AmeriCorps NCCC showed up to place the booms, but were told by BP that could not place them yet. Hair booms are still being made and stockpiled for future use and pressure on BP to pay for placing and removing them is...
May 24, 2010 9:04 AM ET
Lenny Kravitz, John Legend, Kermit Ruffins Live from GulfAid
On May 17, 2010, Louisiana residents were treated to an amazing concert put on by Lenny Kravitz, John Legend and local blues artist, Kermit Ruffins. GreenopolisTV was live on the scene to capture the concert. GulfAid organizers put this fundraiser together to raise immediate relief for the out of work fishing communities. Continue to donate by texting GulfAid (space) then a dollar amount to...
May 20, 2010 5:10 PM ET