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Deepwater Horizon Explosion

Americans Would Pay $17.2 Billion To Prevent Another Deepwater Horizon Disaster

The Huffington Post | Hayley Miller | Posted 04.23.2017 | Politics

As the world looks back on BP’s Deepwater Horizon disaster seven years later, a study released this week highlights the costly ecological impacts of...

How the Deepwater Horizon Disaster Gave One Scientist New Direction

The Conversation US | Posted 12.29.2016 | Green
The Conversation US

Corals are fascinating animals. Just like there would be no forests without trees, there would be no coral reefs without corals.

The Significance of One Email: How Prepared Are We for the Next Major Oil Spill?

Christopher Reddy | Posted 06.20.2015 | Science
Christopher Reddy

With the fifth anniversary of the spill today, everyone is asking me: Are we more prepared for the next spill? Perhaps the best answer to that question arrived a few weeks ago in a single email.

Ruling Clears BP's Path For Appeal Of Spill Payouts

Reuters | Posted 06.05.2013 | Green

By Kathy Finn NEW ORLEANS, April 5 (Reuters) - A U.S. judge's ruling Friday against BP Plc means the company can proceed with its app...

Report: Interior Secretary To Step Down

Posted 01.16.2013 | Politics

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar reportedly plans to step down from his cabinet position in the Obama administration. According to The Denver Post, S...

Justice Department Accuses BP Of 'Gross Negligence' In 2010 Gulf Oil Spill

Reuters | Posted 11.04.2012 | Green

* Botched well pressure test indicates BP gross negligence-US lawyers * BP's actions unworthy of 'middling size company'-US lawyers ...

Prosecutors Reportedly Preparing Criminal Charges In BP Oil Spill

Posted 12.29.2011 | Business

Federal prosecutors are preparing the first criminal charges against BP in connection with the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the worst of its kind...

New Lawsuit Alleges Transocean Employee Knew Dangers: "The Rig's On Fire! I Knew This Was Going To Happen"

Mother Jones | — Nick Baumann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A prominent Houston attorney with a long record of winning settlements from oil companies says he has new evidence suggesting that the Deepwater Horiz...

Transocean, Deepwater Horizon Operator, Won Safety Award; Made Music Video Touting Safety Aboard Ship (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

With international attention focused on the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, which is on track to be the worst oil disaster in American history, very ...

BP Oil Spill May Cost Housing Market $4.3 Billion | John Gittelsohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

June 11 (Bloomberg) -- BP Plc's oil spill may drive down Gulf Coast property values by 10 percent for at least three years, according to a forecast by...

Memo to W: Another Fine Mess You Got Us Into

Joan E. Dowlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joan E. Dowlin

I know you and your fellow Republicans would like to have the American public blame Obama for the oil spill and any disasters that now occur. However, it's more complicated than that.

Deepwater Rig Explosion: Never-Before-Seen Footage Of The Fire From National Geographic (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The National Geographic Channel has exclusive, never-before-seen footage of the Deepwater Horizon rig after the fatal explosion that occurred on April...