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Whistleblower vs. The Most Contaminated Nuclear Site in the Western Hemisphere

, January 15, 2013

The Hanford Nuclear Facility, with the dubious distinction of being the most contaminated nuclear site in the Western Hemisphere, was the focus of the second stop on this academic year’s American Whistleblower Tour. Last Nov.

BP Gulf Oil Spill Whistleblowers Retaliated Against at Fairness Hearing

Shanna Devine, November 14, 2012

The November 8 Fairness Hearing for the BP class action settlement was supposed to be an opportunity for members of the settlement to voice their concerns about the settlement terms and to listen.

Seven Years After Katrina, New Orleans Still Has Defective Pumps Revealed by Whistleblower

Jesselyn Radack, August 28, 2012

Tropical Storm Isaac, on the verge of becoming a hurricane, is headed toward Louisiana. Officials have pronounced New Orleans ready, while at the same time the governor urged people in low-lying areas and places outside of levee protection to leave for safe ground.

BP, GAP's Back-and-Forth on Resource Manual Warning of Safety Risks

Shanna Devine, March 19, 2012

GAP has been conducting an investigation into the cover up of medical problems associated with the Deepwater Horizon oil spill since last fall. We are working with over 25 whistleblowers involving public health and safety threats that sharply contrast with BP and government denials and reassurances.

Report Confirms Deepwater Horizon's "Blowout Preventer" Failure; Prior Warnings from Whistleblowers Silenced

Shanna Devine, March 31, 2011

A report released by the Department of Interior last week confirmed suspicions that a Blowout Preventer (BOP) – a supposed fail-safe device on oil rigs – buckled moments before the explosion on the Deepwater Horizon last April, leaving 11 workers dead and millions of barrels of oil gushing into the Gulf.

Can BP’s Money Buy It Justice?

Lindsay Bigda, September 29, 2010

Some say money can’t buy everything. But for BP, money sure seems to be able to buy enough litigation and lobbying power to stay in business, even with its persistent, egregious safety violations that have led to more than one deadly disaster.

Earlier Signs of Puberty in Girls Raise Environmental Chemical Issues

Lindsay Bigda, August 09, 2010

It seems that the ‘natural’ coming-of-age process of puberty isn’t so natural anymore.

Countdown to Zero: Combating a Very Real Threat

Dylan Blaylock, July 20, 2010

countdown300x250The Government Accountability Project has a long, storied history of working with whistleblowers within the nuclear industry to bring public awareness to the most serious of safety threats. 

BP Refuses EPA Order, Contractors Get Sick, and the Rest of Us are Getting Angry... More on the Gulf Oil Spill

Beth Adelson, May 25, 2010

4543311558_30eb68a7df_copyThirty-five days have passed since the massive oil well blowout in the Gulf of

BP Cracks Down on Media Access, the Feds Refuse to Act, and Other Oil Spill Shenanigans

Beth Adelson, May 20, 2010

A few more major stories are out concerning the BP oil spill in the Gulf Coast:

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