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Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill (2010)

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  • BP's claims of Gulf recovery are a mockery

    Just in time for the fifth anniversary of the worst oil spill in U.S. maritime history, BP has declared all's well on the Gulf Coast: The oil has been mopped up and there's been no lasting damage to birds, wildlife or fish. Really? At the same time that...
  • 5 years after BP oil spill, focus on restoration, not misinformation

    It's been five years since images of oil-soaked pelicans, dead turtles and contaminated shorelines along the Gulf Coast shocked our national consciousness. Half a decade after the Deepwater Horizon rig exploded, killing 11 men and unleashing the worst...
  • 5 years after BP spill, little has changed to protect Gulf of Mexico

    Another oil rig caught fire in the Gulf of Mexico early this month. Orange flames shot high into the night sky; the local news reported that multiple workers were missing; and residents of the beleaguered Gulf Coast waited for the other shoe to drop. On...
  • Science uncovering truths, piecing together puzzle of BP oil spill

    Vernon Asper is a scientist who works in the deep waters of the Gulf of Mexico, looking for oil. It's still out there, five years after the nation's worst oil spill the Deepwater Horizon blowout in April 2010 that killed 11 rig workers and spewed what was...
  • Five years after BP spill, new rules for offshore drilling aim to boost safety

    Five years after BP spill, new rules for offshore drilling aim to boost safety
    There aren't many issues on which government regulators, oil industry experts and environmentalists can all agree, but five years after the BP gulf oil spill, many say offshore drilling operations are safer — although there is debate over whether...
  • Behind the lens of 5 iconic AP photos of the BP oil spill

    Coverage of the BP oil spill back in 2010 began as a sprint, trying to find out who had been killed and wounded in the explosion aboard the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig, and how bad the leak might get. It turned into a marathon as at least 134...
  • Today in History

    Today is Monday, April 20, the 110th day of 2015. There are 255 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On April 20, 2010, an explosion on the Deepwater Horizon oil platform, leased by BP, killed 11 workers and caused a blow-out that...
  • TV picks for the week

    Mid-season series continue to conclude as our attention turns to old and recent movies, cheesy monsters and PBS. Here's what caught my eye on television this week: Sunday: "Academy of Country Music Awards," 7 p.m., CBS: Luke Bryan and Blake Shelton...
  • New oil proposal ignores Deepwater Horizon lessons

     New oil proposal ignores Deepwater Horizon lessons
    It's been five years since the start of the worst environmental catastrophe in American history — the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Yet President Obama's plan to open the Atlantic coast to new offshore drilling makes it painfully evident that we've...
  • Gulf health 5 years after BP spill: Resilient yet scarred

    From above, five years after the BP well explosion, the Gulf of Mexico looks clean, green and whole again, teeming with life — a testament to the resilience of nature. But there's more than surface shimmering blue and emerald to the aftermath of...
  • 5 years after BP spill, Gulf resilient yet scarred

    5 years after BP spill, Gulf resilient yet scarred
    From above, five years after the BP well explosion, the Gulf of Mexico looks clean, green and whole again, teeming with life — a testament to the resilience of nature. But there's more than surface shimmering blue and emerald to the aftermath of...