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Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill (2010)

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  • VIDEO: Love on an Escalator: A really public PDA

    VIDEO: Love on an Escalator: A really public PDA
    It's hard to imagine, for a performance artist who has no trouble filming herself rolling naked down a filthy Miami Beach alleyway to protest the BP oil spill, or freaking out a senior water aerobics class from the bottom of a swimming pool, that...
  • BP is not a criminal -- but its executives might be

    BP is not a criminal -- but its executives might be
    The Justice Department has entered into the largest criminal settlement in U.S. history with the giant oil company BP, in connection with the 2010 disaster in the Gulf of Mexico that killed 11 people and caused the worst oil spill in American history....
  • Think Again: Don't take public safety net for granted

    While the consumerism around July 4th is hard to avoid, planning barbecues, having friends over and watching fireworks give me pause to reflect on things that I appreciate about our country. I spent the last week in senior-level emergency preparedness...
  • Discount Airline Coming to New Orleans

    Discount Airline Coming to New Orleans
    A low cost airline is coming to New Orleans International Airport. Spirit Airlines announced Monday it will start daily flights from New Orleans to Dallas in January. Spirit has made headlines in the past for their advertisements. After the B.P. oil...
  • Rowland group tackles air quality after oil spill

    When the Deepwater Horizon exploded in 2010, sending millions of barrels of crude oil into the Gulf of Mexico, most scientists were concerned about the damage to sea life. Not many gave a whiff of thought to air quality. The Rowland-Blake Group at UC...
  • McManus: Fuming about gas

    When the price of gasoline rises, the supply of hot air expands. Just look at the recent GOP attacks blaming President Obama for prices that exceed $4 a gallon in some parts of the country. Not only is Obama responsible, according to some Republicans,...
  • Obama energy policy: The 'all-of-the-above' lie

    Obama energy policy: The 'all-of-the-above' lie
    In his speech before the Newspapers Association of America/American Society of News Editors Wednesday, likely GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney accused the president of changing positions to get re-elected. For instance, Mr. Romney charged that, "As...
  • The Twinkie Offense: On the Death of an Iconic Snack Cake Brand

    The Twinkie Offense: On the Death of an Iconic Snack Cake Brand
    Union thugs have apparently killed the Twinkie. Last month, Hostess Brands, the makers of Twinkies, Ding Dongs, Ho Hos, Sno Balls, Devil Dogs, Zingers and other varieties of diabetes in a box, announced its closure. In a statement, Hostess said a two-...
  • Halliburton reports record revenue amid natural gas-to-oil shift

    Halliburton reports record revenue amid natural gas-to-oil shift
    Halliburton Co., one of the world’s largest oil services businesses, pulled in record revenue in North America as the energy industry shied from natural gas production and boosted oil field exploration instead. The Houston firm’s revenue in...
  • Environmental Group Takes on 25 Million Pounds of Trash

    Environmental Group Takes on 25 Million Pounds of Trash
    Kermit the frog once sang, "It's not easy being green.”  That’s especially true when you're talking about 25 million pounds of trash.  That’s how many plastic beads arrive in New Orleans each year during carnival season with only 2% ever...
  • Sens. Webb, Warner renew call for offshore drilling in Virginia

    Sens. Webb, Warner renew call for offshore drilling in Virginia
    U.S. Sens. Jim Webb and Mark Warner, both Virginia Democrats, again asked the Obama administration to open the state’s coast to oil and natural gas exploration. In a letter Friday to Interior Department Secretary Ken Salazar, the pair said that...