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Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill (2010)

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  • Gulf oil spill: BP accused of withholding evidence

     
    The company that owned the Deepwater Horizon oil rig that exploded in the Gulf of Mexico is accusing BP of withholding what it describes as critical evidence needed to investigate the cause of worst maritime oil spill in history, according......
  • Atwater-ese: We’d like to have a special session, but …

     
    TALLAHASSEE — This letter from Senate President Jeff Atwater just went out to members. It says, basically, that he would like to have a special session to address the economic fallout of the BP oil spill, but doesn't yet have a dance partner in...
  • Florida may send BP a billion-dollar bill

     
    Florida may send BP a claim for more than $1 billion to close a budget gap after the largest U.S. oil spill as neighboring Gulf Coast states weigh their options, Bloomberg News is reporting. Steve Yerrid, a Tampa lawyer chosen by Florida Governor...
  • Rehabilitated sea turtles rescued from Gulf oil spill are released in Florida waters

     
    CEDAR KEY, Fla. — The first rehabilitated turtles oiled by BP's massive leak were released back into the Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday, with scientists saying that animals taken in by rescuers -- including birds -- appear more resilient than......
  • Gulf oil spill: Well kill not expected until after Labor Day

     
    A complete sealing of the BP oil well is not likely to occur until sometime after Labor Day, the federal government’s spill response chief said Thursday. The delay is necessary because federal officials are requiring that BP engineers take new,......
  • Kemp’s Ridley turtles released back to the Gulf

     
    Kemp's Ridley sea turtle ready for release. Photo by NOAA A total of 23 Kemp's Ridley sea turtles – the rarest sea turtle in the world – were released yesterday back into the Gulf of Mexico, successfully rescued from the oil spill zone and...
  • Gulf oil spill: Most of the oil remains

     
    The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration released a controversial “oil spill budget” Aug. 2 estimating that a large part of the oil released into the Gulf of Mexico by the Deepwater Horizon spill was gone. But in a hearing on......
  • Gulf oil spill: New agency to take over claims payments on Monday

     
    Documents released Friday about how claims will be paid from BP's $20-billion fund to deal with the aftermath of the Gulf of Mexico oll spill show that how close a person or business is to the spill will play a......
  • This week: Hurricane Katrina specials; summer finales for ‘Burn Notice,’ ‘Royal Pains’; ‘Big Brother’ ejects two; Liz Taylor on TCM

     
    Television will mark the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina in a big way this week. The most ambitious program is Spike Lee’s “If God Is Willing and Da Creek Don’t Rise,” a continuation of his “When the Levees Broke: A...
  • Gulf oil spill: Rig captain hesitated before making key safety decisions

     
    Testimony by a senior Transocean official at a hearing to determine the cause of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill indicated that the rig's captain hesitated before making critical safety decisions in the moments after the explosion. Daun Winslow, Transocean.....
  • Gulf oil spill: Top oil rig official doesn’t know who was in charge

     
    Who was in charge when the Deepwater Horizon exploded and caught fire in the Gulf of Mexico, killing 11 crew members? A top official from Transocean, which owned the rig and leased it to BP, could not answer that question......