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Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill (2010)

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  • Gulf oil spill: BP well could be plugged by Sunday

     
    A relief well is “almost touching” BP’s damaged oil well in the Gulf of Mexico, meaning that officials could declare the source of the nation’s largest offshore oil spill killed by Sunday, a top government official said Wednesday. Crews working......
  • Gulf Oil Spill: Relief bore intersects BP's broken well

     
    Federal officials announced Thursday night that an emergency relief well has successfully intersected the bottom of BP's damaged Gulf of Mexico oil well. "Through a combination of sensors embedded in the drilling equipment and sophisticated...
  • Gulf oil spill: BP well nears death, pressure test needed

     
    Crews working to seal BP's blown-out well in the Gulf of Mexico once and for all need to finish one more test on a cement plug before declaring the well permanently dead, officials said Saturday. Once the pressure and weight......
  • Obama quicker to claim credit for BP oil well-sealing

     
    The federal response to the nation's worst environmental disaster may have been slow, but not this response....
  • Blown-out BP well finally killed at bottom of Gulf of Mexico [Updated]

     
    [Updated at 8:57 a.m.: The BP oil well in the Gulf of Mexico -- source of the largest offshore oil spill in U.S. history -- has been permanently killed, a top federal official announced Sunday. Thad Allen, the federal spill......
  • Gulf oil spill: Oil concentrations in gulf waters are decreasing

     
    Federal scientists say the concentrations of oil they are finding in Gulf of Mexico waters are continuing to decline. "We've been seeing a very clear trend of diminished concentrations," said Sam Walker, a chief science advisor with the National Oceanic.....
  • LAPD threatens to arrest cyclists after incident at Ralphs parking lot

     
    Los Angeles officials vowed to arrest and prosecute cyclists for incidents like the one Friday night in which hundreds of riders swarmed a Ralphs parking lot and broke out beer and marijuana, with some riding into the store and through......
  • Villalobos picks law firm pal Gelber over Bondi

     
    Law firm ties may run deeper than political party loyalties since Republican Sen. Alex Villalobos crossed party lines and endorsed his senate and law firm colleague Dan Gelber, a Democrat, in the attorney general race on Friday morning. Villalobos, R-...
  • BP pays travel writers to 'make it right'

     
    Sometimes with major news stories it takes time and distance for the truth of something to come out. Often, that requires tenacious reporting by dedicated reporters. Take the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, for example. Sure, national......
  • 'Avatar' director urges slowdown for Canadian oil sands

     
    The epically ruinous "unobtainium" mine on Pandora that provided the scene of most of the villainy in James Cameron's hit movie "Avatar" was modeled, he said, on an open pit copper mine. But that hasn't stopped many in his native......
  • Gulf oil spill: Federal point man Thad Allen moving to Rand Corp.

     
    Retired Coast Guard Adm. Thad Allen, the voice and face of the federal government's response to the BP oil spill, is joining Rand Corp. as a senior fellow. The think tank, headquartered in Santa Monica, announced Friday that as of......