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Missing Gulf Oil Worker's Body Identified

AP | Posted 01.28.2013 | Green

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A body found in the Gulf of Mexico near Grand Isle has been identified as a Filipino worker missing since a Nov. 16 oil platform ...

Black Elk Ordered To Improve Safety After Rig Explosion

Reuters | Posted 01.21.2013 | Green

* Black Elk must have safety improvement plan by Dec. 15 * US regulator cites history of "troubling safety incidents" * ...

BP's $4.5 Billion Dollar Fine -- Too Little, Too Late

Richard Schiffman | Posted 01.21.2013 | Green
Richard Schiffman

For those who have lost their lives or their livelihoods -- and for the ecosystems like coastal marshes and fish spawning grounds that may never come back -- the cost is already beyond recovery.

Oil Platform Fire Sends Shockwaves Through Gulf On Heels of Record BP Fines

Rocky Kistner | Posted 11.16.2012 | Green
Rocky Kistner

The largest oil spill in America's history should have been a wake-up call. If we refuse to learn from that mistake, it will become a recurring nightmare instead.

Gulf Oil Rig Explodes Off Louisiana's Coast

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 11.16.2012 | Green

An oil rig exploded off the coast of Louisiana on Friday morning. The oil-gas production platform, located south of Grand Isle, is owned by Black ...

Gulf Oil Rig Explosion Sends 4 To Hospitals

AP | MICHAEL KUNZELMAN | Posted 01.16.2013 | Green

NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard was searching late Friday for two workers missing after a fire erupted on an oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico, s...