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Gulf Oil Leak

Gulf Leak Estimate Now Closer To 1 Million Gallons Per Day: New Study | Joel Achenbach, Juliet Eilperin and David Fahrenthold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The Deepwater Horizon well has most likely spewed 25,000 to 30,000 barrels of oil a day, more than previously estimated, according to a group of scien...

Seep Found Near BP's Blown Out Oil Well, Possible Methane

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NEW ORLEANS (Associated Press))- A federal official said Sunday that scientists are concerned about a seep and possible methane seen near BP's busted ...

BP Begins Testing New Cap Over Gulf Oil Leak

By TOM BREEN and HARRY R. WEBER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- BP allayed last-minute government fears of making the disaster worse and started trying to slowly choke off the flow of oil into t...

BP Tests New Cap: Will It Stop This Leak?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- In a potentially pivotal moment in the Gulf crisis, BP planned to begin closing valves Tuesday in a slow and methodical process th...

Emergency Urgency

Mark Gold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Mark Gold

Lisa Jackson is a Princeton graduate in chemical engineering, a specialist in toxics, and a Louisiana native! What more can you ask for? Give her some real authority, and let her lead.

Banking and BP on the Eve of Financial Regulation

The 14th Banker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
The 14th Banker

Changing an attitude may not be possible if you don't change some people. To do that, Boards must be put on notice that if they do not clean up the industry over the resistance of their CEOs, they will also be accountable.

Coast Guard: Containment Cap Showing Progress Over Last 24 Hours

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The man heading the Obama administration's response to the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico said Tuesday that a new-installed contai...

BP's Apology: We're Just Spreading Wealth ... to Fish (VIDEO)

Jon Gutierrez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jon Gutierrez

In this video from Upright Citizens Brigade's group The Brig, BP would like you to know that there's a bright side to the Gulf oil spill -- a massive redistribution of wealth for under the sea.

BP's Math Problem: How Much Oil Is The Containment Dome Catching?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

As of Sunday evening, BP was reporting more success with the latest method of containing the well that has now been gushing oil into the Gulf of Mexic...

Gulf Oil Spill: The Worst Environmental Damage Is What We Don't See

Newsweek | Sharon Begley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Giant plumes of crude oil mixed with methane are sweeping the ocean depths with devastating consequences. 'I'm not too worried about oil on the surfac...

BP's 'Systemic Failure' Endangers Gulf Cleanup Workers

McClatchy | Marisa Taylor and Erika Bolstad | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Federal regulators complained in a scathing internal memo about "significant deficiencies" in BP's handling of the safety of oil spill workers and ask...

BP's Profits Far Outweigh The Cost Of Cleaning Up Gulf Oil Spill (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Nicholas Graham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

While the Gulf oil spill has devastated the region, and will have long-term consequences, BP will be able to shake off the costs of the cleanup with l...

Obama To Aide: 'Plug The Damn Leak'

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Oil spill frustration is rampant. The White House is being pounded for not acting more aggressively in the month-old oil spill dis...