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5 Things I've Learned 5 Years After The BP Oil Spill

Olivia Bouler | Posted 06.20.2015 | Teen
Olivia Bouler

I've been told that in the darkest nights, the brightest stars are seen. Five years ago, the BP Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico on April 20, 2010 was one of those nights.

Oil From Gulf Spill Trapped In Alabama Beaches, Study Finds

AP | Posted 02.01.2015 | Green

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — A new study says oil from the Deepwater Horizon disaster is still trapped in Alabama's beaches four years later. ...

You Might Have Forgotten The BP Oil Spill, But These Animals Haven't

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 04.20.2014 | Green

It's been four years since BP's Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded in the Gulf of Mexico, killing 11 workers and sending more than 200 million gallons...

Four Years After BP Spill, Health Impacts Largely Unknown

AP | By STACEY PLAISANCE and KEVIN MCGILL | Posted 06.11.2014 | Green

CHALMETTE, La. (AP) — When a BP oil well began gushing crude into the Gulf of Mexico four years ago, fisherman George Barisich used his boat to help...

Gulf War Syndrome Comes to the Gulf of Mexico?

Claudia S. Miller, M.D., M.S. | Posted 04.07.2014 | Green
Claudia S. Miller, M.D., M.S.

Not one dime has been allocated to study how toxic exposures resulting from this disaster may have rendered thousands of individuals chemically intolerant and suffering from the same disabling multi-system symptoms that continue to afflict Gulf War veterans.

Oil Disaster Trial Phase 2: BP vs. Reality

Andreas Merkl | Posted 12.22.2013 | Green
Andreas Merkl

It does not require a court decision, however, to arrive at the simple conclusion that BP must pay -- and that it should pay in full -- for restoration of the Gulf. BP has veered off the path it was on 3 years ago to take responsibility for the damage it caused.

BP Pulls Out Of Gulf Cleanup, Leaving Unanswered Questions Behind

AP | JAY REEVES | Posted 06.16.2013 | Green

GULF SHORES, Ala. -- Finding tar balls linked to the BP oil spill isn't difficult on some Gulf Coast beaches, but the company and the government say i...

3 Years Later: The Gulf Cleanup Continues

AP | By STACEY PLAISANCE and JANET McCONNAUGHEY | Posted 06.19.2013 | Green

BAY JIMMY, La. (AP) — At first glance, the marshy, muddy coastline of Bay Jimmy in southeast Louisiana appears healthy three years after the nation'...

WATCH: A History Of BP's Ads Since The Gulf Spill

Posted 04.16.2013 | Green

Saturday, April 20 marks the third anniversary of the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico as efforts continue to clean up the region and restore wetlan...

The Daily Szep -- BP's $4.5 Billion Fine

Paul Szep | Posted 01.19.2013 | Comedy
Paul Szep


Did Oil From The BP Spill Kill This Young Sperm Whale?

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 10.25.2012 | Green

Photographs of a dead sperm whale found in the Gulf of Mexico a few weeks after the BP Deepwater disaster have reignited a debate as to the extent of ...

Battling for Birds After the BP Oil Spill (PHOTOS)

Sarah Hull | Posted 05.23.2012 | Green
Sarah Hull

The oil-slicked seabirds have flown off to bluer oceans, but the padded pool used to recuperate them remains, a thoughtful placeholder should they need to return.

7 Hours Of Opening Statements Expected For BP Oil Spill Trial

AP | Posted 04.08.2012 | Green

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal judge has set aside nearly seven hours for opening statements in a trial over the deadly rig explosion in the Gulf of M...

Gulf Cleanup Needed Before Ecosystem Becomes Uninhabitable, Government Report Says

AP | Ramit Plushnick-Masti | Posted 12.05.2011 | Green

From Ramit Plushnick-Masti, Associated Press: HOUSTON (AP) -- Coastal states must work together to restore key elements of the Gulf of Mexico that ...

Federal Report Released On BP Oil Spill

AP | HARRY R. WEBER and DINA CAPPIELLO | Posted 11.14.2011 | Green

BP bears ultimate responsibility for the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history, a key government panel said Wednesday in a report that assigns more...

Report From Tokyo: How Long Should TEPCO Call the Shots?

David Wagner | Posted 08.03.2011 | World
David Wagner

One has to wonder how long Tokyo Electric Power should call the shots. There is something inherently wrong with allowing the hen to rule the hen house. Yet that is what is happening.

One Year Later, Congressional Action Long Overdue

Jamie Rappaport Clark | Posted 06.21.2011 | Green
Jamie Rappaport Clark

The only way to ensure we won't forever condemn future generations to cleaning up our messes is to stop making them in the first place. That means ensuring drilling companies are responsible for fixing their mistakes.

Jason Linkins

BP Continues To Do What They Do Best: Thwart Media Coverage Of The Oil Spill | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.30.2011 | Green

Everyone who hasn't already done so should direct their RSS feeds and whatnot in the direction of Mother Jones' news-gathering super-hero Mac McClella...

BP to Feinberg: Stop Paying People So Much

Rocky Kistner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Rocky Kistner

BP says Feinberg's estimates of the damage caused by the historic blowout were way too pessimistic and that his calculations for payments to impacted Gulf residents are off base and inaccurate.

Comparing the Chilean Miners' Rescue to the BP Oil Spill

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Danny Groner

"Watching the miraculous rescue of the Chilean miners, though, I was struck by the similarity with the efforts to cap BP's runaway Macondo well in the...

BP Spill Fund Czar Rules That Cleanup Workers' Wages Can't Be Counted Towards Damages To Their Own Businesses

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NEW ORLEANS — The administrator of the fund for victims of the Gulf of Mexico oil disaster says he will waive a requirement that wages earned by...

Gulf Oil Spill Cleanup Winners And Losers

AP | MIKE SCHNEIDER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The Gulf oil spill is a bonanza for some and a bust for others. The worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history has spurred something of an economic boo...

'It's as if a Nuclear Apocalypse has Gone Off in the Gulf'

Allison Kilkenny | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Allison Kilkenny

All the right rich people want the Gulf squared in their rearview mirrors. The oil companies want to drill, and many politicians want the oil companies to stay happy so they can secure their donations come election time.

PHOTOS: Commit To A Weekend Without Oil With These Top Petroleum-Free Products

Zem Joaquin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Zem Joaquin

Most of us understand the correlation between oil and cars - transportation accounts for 40 percent of our petroleum consumption. What many of us are ...

PHOTOS: First Oiled Turtles Released Back Into The Wild

Associated Press/CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

(AP) CEDAR KEY, Fla. -- The first rehabilitated turtles oiled by BP's massive leak were released back into the Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday, with scien...