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Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill (2010)

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  • Q&A on the Gulf, resilient but scarred 5 years after spill

    Five years after the BP well explosion, there is no single, conclusive answer to how the Gulf of Mexico is doing, but there are many questions. Here are some of them: WHAT DO SCIENTISTS SAY? To assess the health of the Gulf of Mexico, The Associated...
  • Secrecy shrouds decade-old oil spill in Gulf of Mexico

    A blanket of fog lifts, exposing a band of rainbow sheen that stretches for miles off the coast of Louisiana. From the vantage point of an airplane, it's easy to see gas bubbles in the slick that mark the spot where an oil platform toppled during a 2004...
  • A glance at 2 Gulf spills: 1 infamous, 1 virtually unnoticed

    Five years ago, BP's massive spill in the Gulf of Mexico exposed weaknesses in the drilling industry's safety culture and gaps in its spill response capabilities. But another spill had been befouling the Gulf for years — virtually unnoticed —...
  • $5 billion in BP oil spill settlement payments so far

    The man who oversees settlement payments to people and businesses claiming economic losses as a result of BP's 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill says more than $5 billion has been paid out. Patrick Juneau announced the milestone in a Wednesday news release,...
  • New rules proposed as 5-year anniversary of oil spill nears

    A week shy of the fifth anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the Obama administration proposed new regulations Monday aimed at strengthening oversight of offshore oil drilling equipment and ensuring that out-of-control wells can be sealed in an...
  • Business Highlights

    ___ What's in a hotel name? Guests try to decipher the mystery Today's traveler faces a bewildering choice of hotel brands with similar-sounding and confusing names. Vacationers once relied on big-name hotel brands to signal the kind of experience they...
  • To foil oil spills, new rule requires better blowout preventers

    WASHINGTON The Obama administration unveiled a new rule Monday that's designed to help prevent a repeat of the deadly 2010 Deepwater Horizon explosion and oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, and to bolster the president's claim that it's safe to start...
  • Feb. trial date in manslaughter case from 2010 BP disaster

    A trial date of Feb. 16 has been set in the complicated case against two BP supervisors charged in the deaths of workers killed when the Deepwater Horizon exploded in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010. Robert Kaluza and Donald Vidrine face 11 federal counts...
  • 5 years after BP spill, industry touts ability to respond

    An oil consortium says an oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico today can be cleaned up far faster than five years ago when BP's Macondo well blew out 45 miles off the coast of Louisiana, spawning the nation's worst offshore oil spill. It took BP and the...
  • Crash piles pressure on Lufthansa CEO Spohr

    The crash of Germanwings Flight 9525 in France has heaped intense pressure on Lufthansa's CEO Carsten Spohr, who in less than a year at the helm has had to grapple with weak earnings, labor unrest and tough competition from lower-cost carriers....
  • Judge: Jury can decide Alabama's Gulf-oil-spill claims

    A judge says Alabama's Gulf oil-spill-damage claims under the federal Oil Pollution Act can be heard by a jury. BP had moved to block a jury trial for the state, saying that neither the Oil Pollution Act nor admiralty law provides the right to a trial by...