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Marcus Baram

EXCLUSIVE: BP's Other Troubled Gulf Rig Cleared In New Government Report

HuffingtonPost.com | Marcus Baram | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Scroll down to read the report NEW YORK -- BP's other troubled offshore oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico has been cleared to operate despite some proble...

Is BP's Atlantis Rig Another Gulf Oil Spill Waiting To Happen?

Mother Jones | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Offshore drillers rejoiced when Interior Secretary Ken Salazar announced on October 12 that the United States was once again "open for business," just...

Lucia Graves

Dems Demand That Salazar Stop Dragging His Heels And Investigate BP Whistleblower Allegations

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar still has yet to conduct a formal interview with Ken Abbott, a whistleblower from BP's Atlantis rig where operators are...

BP's Own Probe finds safety issues on Atlantis rig

AP | RAMIT PLUSHNICK-MASTI and NOAKI SCHWARTZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

HOUSTON — The company whose drilling triggered the Gulf of Mexico oil spill also owns a rig that operated with incomplete and inaccurate enginee...

Lucia Graves

BP's Atlantis: Oil Giant To Be Sued Over Safety Of Another Deepwater Rig

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Watchdog group Food & Water Watch formally gave notice Thursday of its intent to sue BP along with the federal government for violating a slew of safe...

Feds Reject Injunction to Shut Down BP's Other Unsafe Gulf Oil Rig

Mother Jones | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A whistleblower and an environmental group have asked a federal court to grant a temporary injunction to shut down BP's other big Gulf drilling operat...

Time to Clean House at Department of the Interior

Wenonah Hauter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Wenonah Hauter

52 days into the disaster, BP still hasn't done their job. Secretary Salazar hasn't done his, either.

The Atlantis: BP's OTHER Dangerous Rig In The Gulf

Mother Jones | Kate Sheppard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Many news accounts on the moratorium extension implied that all deepwater Gulf operations had been shut down. But that's not the case. The administrat...

Why Obama Must Shut Down BP Atlantis

Wenonah Hauter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Wenonah Hauter

The Deepwater explosion was not a freak accident, but a result of a history of negligent behavior, and Atlantis is no small threat: An internal BP email characterized the situation as having the potential for "catastrophic Operator errors."