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BP's Settlement With Plaintiffs Addresses Unpaid Medical Claims

Susan Buchanan | Posted 05.19.2012 | Green
Susan Buchanan

Gulf residents will have another shot at getting spill-related, medical claims paid following a proposed settlement between BP and plaintiffs, announced in early March.

Coast Guard: 'Sheen Sightings' in Gulf Not Related To BP Well

AP | Posted 11.28.2011 | Green

NEW ORLEANS -- The Coast Guard says a series of "sheen sightings" have been reported in the area where the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig exploded in ...

Sam Stein

Seadrill, Other Controversial Gulf Rig, Gets Passing Grade From Obama Administration | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Department of Interior issued a report on Wednesday determining that a potentially unsafe oil rig operating in the Gulf of Mexico had in fact pass...

Life in the Age of "Much Worse Than We Thought It Would Be"

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Arianna Huffington

What was just a troubling oil spill a week ago is now, according to Interior Secretary Salazar, "potentially...very catastrophic." Has there ever been a crisis in the last decade that turned out to be better than we thought it was going to be? READ MORE The Unplug and Recharge Challenge: HuffPost Living and Health magazine are joining forces to help you de-stress, relax, and get your life back under control. Take the Unplug and Recharge Challenge and learn how to break your addiction to always being connected. READ MORE WATCH: Arianna Discusses The White House Correspondents’ Dinner on Morning Joe