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Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill (2010)

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  • Gulf oil spill: BP resumes test of leaking well

     
    With a leaky piece of undersea equipment repaired, engineers were ready to begin a twice-delayed test of the leaking BP well to determine if the well's piping beneath the sea floor is strong enough to withstand a full seal from......
  • Gulf oil spill: Congress moves oil legislation

     
    Far-reaching legislation that would impose new environmental safeguards on offshore drilling, repeal oil industry-friendly provisions of the 2005 Energy Policy Act and hit producers with a new tax to fund conservation programs gained ground in Congress on...
  • Gulf oil spill: Oil smears hundreds more pelicans, terns in nesting area, researchers say

     
    NEW ORLEANS — Biologists say oil has smeared at least 300 to 400 pelicans and hundreds of terns in the largest seabird nesting area along the Louisiana coast — marking a sharp escalation in wildlife harmed by BP's Gulf of......
  • Gulf oil spill: BP postpones test for sealing off well when leak in equipment is detected

     
    A leak in a crucial piece of undersea equipment forced oil giant BP to interrupt and briefly postpone the test that may determine whether its leaking gulf well can be sealed with a new cap, pushing back the collection of......
  • First batch of sea turtle hatchlings rescued from beaches near gulf oil spill are released

     
    The first group of sea turtles that are part of a sweeping effort to save threatened and endangered hatchlings from death in the oily Gulf of Mexico have been released into the Atlantic Ocean. Fifty-six endangered Kemp's ridley turtles were......
  • Pets feel fallout from oil spill

     
    Wildlife aren’t the only animals affected by the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. A trickle-down effect has touched domestic animals, too. In St. Bernard Parish in Louisiana, where many BP workers live, pets have gone by the wayside as economic...
  • Atwater calls for second special session on claims

     
    Senate President Jeff Atwater, R-North Palm Beach, said Thursday the state is not ready to pass legislation to help coastal residents affected by the BP oil spill during a special session next week. Gov. Charlie Crist called the four-day session be...
  • Gulf of Mexico oil spill update: Fresh Florida seafood availability

     
    This report is updated every day at 2 pm or as conditions warrant. A portion of coastal state waters offshore of Escambia County are closed to fishing at this time. The closure includes state waters from the beaches out nine miles into the Gulf from the...
  • Big Oil and biofuels: BP pays $98.3 million for Verenium's biofuels branch

     
    Big Oil: the patron saint of biofuels? Petroleum companies -- and their pocketbooks -- have been working their way into the biofuels industry in recent years. Wisconsin-based Virent Energy Systems Inc. said in June that it got $46.4 million in......
  • Gulf oil spill: BP Lockerbie conspiracy accusations to be aired

     
    U.S. Senators will examine whether a lucrative oil deal between BP and Libya played a role in the release from a Scottish prison of Abdelbaset al-Megrahi, the convicted bomber of a Pan Am flight that crashed over Lockerbie, Scotland, in......
  • Gulf oil spill: BP increases monitoring of sea floor after sealing well

     
    BP gingerly moved ahead with tests of its newly sealed oil well Friday, stepping up scanning the sea floor for leaks that would signal potential problems with an operation that has rarely gone as planned. The gusher of oil that......