Mark Floegel is a senior investigator in Greenpeace USA’s research unit. Floegel led Greenpeace teams to Louisiana in 2005 to respond to Hurricane Katrina, in 2010 to respond to the BP Deepwater Horizon disaster and in 2011 to investigate lingering effects of BP’s blowout.
Shell Oil (in a July letter that remained undisclosed for three months) asked the Department of the Interior to disregard the ten-year time limit oil companies have under ...On November 5, 2014 / By Mark Floegel
Greenpeace senior researcher Mark Floegel has a great op-ed about lasting effects of the BP Deepwater Horizon spill over at the Times-Picayune. The Louisiana local paper also has some ...On April 20, 2014 / By Mark Floegel
In May 2010, as oil from BP’s failed Macondo well gushed unabated into the Gulf of Mexico, President Obama promised the American people his administration would do better. ...On January 23, 2014 / By Mark Floegel
Questions were recently raised whether Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX), said to harbor presidential ambitions, meets the Constitution’s definition of a “natural born citizen,” a qualification for the presidency. ...On August 29, 2013 / By Mark Floegel
In yet another blow to the mythical “nuclear renaissance,” Entergy Corporation announced Tuesday that Vermont Yankee, its troubled Fukushima-like nuclear plant on the bank of the Connecticut River ...On August 27, 2013 / By Mark Floegel
Bees are dying by the millions all across America. According to leading scientists, they’re being poisoned by a group of pesticides called neonicotinoids (also known as “neonics”) or ...On August 5, 2013 / By Mark Floegel