Days after a barge spilled 170,000 gallons of especially heavy sticky oil, dubbed "the worst stuff you can dump in the water," into Galveston Bay, crews are scrambling to contain tar balls being pushed to shore by winds and tides, and biologists have found dozens of oiled birds from nearby, crucial bird habitats. With the spill occurring at the worst possible time - many wintering birds still there, many more en route north - environmentalists say that "we expect this to get much worse."...
Native tribes and environmentalists celebrated the ruling as "a decisive moment in our fight against the corporate polluters who have rushed to destroy our planet"
"If you go after one of us, you're going to hear from all of us."
"All historical, cultural, and spiritual places and sites of significance in...
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