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Oil rigs: when will they be closed?

On Sunday, the BP well that fed the largest offshore oil spill in America's history was officially pronounced "dead," with no chance of further leaks.

Ecoshape: producing clean surfboards | Photo: Line Up Surfboards

The 2010 Ecoshape guide, commissioned by EuroSIMA Cluster, contains helpful information to build or develop a shaping workshop respecting Health, Safety and Environment.

Beach water: testing one, two, three

Just because your local beach hasn't been closed in awhile doesn't mean it's somehow gotten cleaner-in fact it may be dirtier.

Fairhaven, Massachusetts: citizens forced to choose another beach

While Barack Obama swims in the Gulf of Mexico, beachgoers in Fairhaven, Massachusetts were met with a nasty surprise last week when thousands of dead fish washed up on local beaches, causing a smell one young interviewee described as "wicked bad."

Beach Act: for safe sands and waters | Photo: Cumulus Clouds

For the third year in a row, Congress is considering a bill to reauthorize the Beach Act. This landmark law was first championed by Surfrider Foundation a decade ago.

The Gulf of Mexico oil tragedy: green fields and oil aren't friends

The Obama Administration today issued new suspensions on deepwater drilling on the OCS that will last until Nov 30, 2010.

The Summer Surf Gear Guide 2019