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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 ...