Assessing the BP Oil Disaster

“This disaster is a wakeup call,” Sierra Club Executive Director Michael Brune said during a visit to the Gulf Coast. “We need to stop the expansion of offshore drilling, immediately.” You can read the rest of his statement online, as well as his recent OtherWords op-ed, which underscored the need for Congress to reinvigorate the Clean Water Act. We are planning to run an op-ed by Daphne Wysham, a column by Donald Kaul, and a cartoon by Khalil Bendib about the BP oil disaster in our next editorial package on Monday May 10.