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BP Refinery Spills Oil Into Lake Michigan

AP | Posted 03.26.2014 | Green

WHITING, Ind. (AP) — BP says it is assessing how much crude oil entered Lake Michigan following a malfunction at its northwestern Indiana refinery. ...

John Rudolf

First Criminal Charges From BP Oil Spill

HuffingtonPost.com | John Rudolf | Posted 04.24.2012 | Green

Federal officials arrested a former BP engineer on charges of obstruction of justice on Tuesday, in the first criminal charges filed in connection wit...

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.

Today, Youth Across the U.S. Take Action to Make BP Pay!

Cherri Foytlin | Posted 06.20.2011 | Green
Cherri Foytlin

Together, our movement can be strong enough to topple the deadly influence that big polluters have in Washington, and across the nation. With your help, we can restore the Gulf Coast and hold BP accountable.

BP Oil Spill: It Could Happen Again

Tyson Slocum | Posted 06.19.2011 | Green
Tyson Slocum

Until regulators are given the authority and resources they need to ensure the safety of deepwater drilling and oil companies invest their profits into technology that will stop an oil spill, it isn't prudent to move forward on deepwater drilling.

Mafia-Fighting Law Used Against BP In Lawsuits

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

MIAMI (AP) -- Using a law originally enacted to combat the Mafia, attorneys are filing lawsuits accusing BP PLC and Transocean Ltd. of committing a l...

Sam Stein

Gulf Oil Spill Could Impact Obama's Offshore Drilling Plan, Says White House

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

White House advisers acknowledged on Thursday that a massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico could force the president to reconsider plans to open coa...

BP Gives Universities $25 Million To Study Oil Spill

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

BP will give universities in Mississippi, Florida and Louisiana $25 million to study the effects and response of the oil spill, the Associated Press r...

BP and the Girl Scout Law (VIDEO)

Dr. Susan Corso | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Corso

By a stroke of good fortune, I am acquainted with a dedicated Girl Scout leader, known as Mrs. H to her troop. The budding scriptwriters/animators/edi...

Calling For an Oil Spill Band-Aid of Epic Proportions (VIDEO)

Robyn O'Brien | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Robyn O'Brien

This morning, as we watched a YouTube video called "Yours Truly, BP" one of my kids asked "Is that oil going to stay in the ocean forever, Mom?"

Jason Linkins

Exxon Valdez: How That Disaster Destroyed The Economy 20 Years Later

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Here's something else you can add to your oil spill woes. The Exxon Valdez disaster occurred on March 24, 1989. Flash forward to 2008, and there's widespread systemic failure that sends huge sums of wealth straight to Money Heaven.

Sam Stein

Exxon Valdez Lawyer: Louisianans, 'To Use A Legal Term,' Are 'Just F--ked'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Long after oil stops spilling from the Gulf and the ecological catastrophe caused by the spill begins to be cleaned up, the process of determining the...