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Why BP Oil Spill Wasn't Stopped Sooner

AP | By HARRY R. WEBER and MICHAEL KUNZELMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NEW ORLEANS -- A federal probe has found that a trapped piece of drill pipe prevented a key failsafe device from properly sealing off the blown oil we...

Key Oil Spill Device May Have Design Flaw

AP | By HARRY R. WEBER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NEW ORLEANS -- There may have been a fundamental safety design problem with the pods that controlled the massive device that failed to stop the Gulf o...

Testing Of Key Oil Spill Evidence Could Be Compromised

AP | HARRY R. WEBER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NEW ORLEANS — The U.S. government disclosed Friday it is investigating whether a Transocean worker's handling of a key a piece of evidence in th...

Another Delay In Testing Key Oil Spill Evidence

AP | HARRY R. WEBER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NEW ORLEANS — Forensic testing of a key piece of evidence in the Gulf oil spill investigation could take twice as long as expected. An investig...