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Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill (2010)

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  • Five years after BP spill, new rules for offshore drilling aim to boost safety

    Five years after BP spill, new rules for offshore drilling aim to boost safety
    There aren't many issues on which government regulators, oil industry experts and environmentalists can all agree, but five years after the BP gulf oil spill, many say offshore drilling operations are safer — although there is debate over whether...
  • Transocean agrees to $211-million settlement in gulf spill, lawyers say

    Transocean agrees to $211-million settlement in gulf spill, lawyers say
    A committee of lawyers representing businesses and individuals who claim damages from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill announced a $211-million settlement Wednesday with Transocean Ltd., owner of the ill-fated Deepwater Horizon drilling rig. Energy...
  • $211M settlement reached with Transocean in 2010 oil spill

    $211M settlement reached with Transocean in 2010 oil spill
    A committee of lawyers representing businesses and individuals claiming damages from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill announced a $211 million settlement Wednesday with Transocean Ltd., owner of the ill-fated Deepwater Horizon drilling rig. In a...
  • Scientists link dolphin deaths in Gulf to 2010 BP spill

    Scientists link dolphin deaths in Gulf to 2010 BP spill
    In a new study, a team of scientists says there's a definite link between the massive BP oil spill in 2010 and a record number of dolphin deaths along the northern Gulf of Mexico. The scientists on Wednesday said large numbers of dead bottlenose...
  • Immersed In The Light We Cannot See

    Immersed In The Light We Cannot See
    Last week, I finished reading "All the Light We Cannot See," the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Anthony Doerr. My book-group discussion reminded me how literacy in general and science literacy in particular, can help us appreciate the finer things in...
  • Obama's Arctic drilling strategy: It's complicated

    Obama's Arctic drilling strategy: It's complicated
    It was just in January when environmentalists were praising President Obama for setting aside nearly 10 million acres in the Arctic Ocean for protection from oil and gas development. Weeks before that, his administration announced he would not allow...
  • The wrong turn in the Arctic

    The wrong turn in the Arctic
    Nobody in their right mind vacations in the Chukchi or Beaufort seas. Only hard core geography buffs can even name them. Instagram isn't filled with photographs of close encounters with Arctic whales or polar bears. It is a cold and hostile environment....
  • Our say: Oil drilling off the coast not worth the risk

    Our say: Oil drilling off the coast not worth the risk
    In spite of a gradually warming spring, Marylanders with a strong interest in the bay and the environment may have experienced a chill at one bit of news last week. A Texas company plans to notify local sailing clubs in coming months if it gets a permit...
  • 5 years after BP spill, little has changed to protect Gulf of Mexico

    Another oil rig caught fire in the Gulf of Mexico early this month. Orange flames shot high into the night sky; the local news reported that multiple workers were missing; and residents of the beleaguered Gulf Coast waited for the other shoe to drop. On...
  • New oil proposal ignores Deepwater Horizon lessons

     New oil proposal ignores Deepwater Horizon lessons
    It's been five years since the start of the worst environmental catastrophe in American history — the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Yet President Obama's plan to open the Atlantic coast to new offshore drilling makes it painfully evident that we've...
  • 5 years after BP spill, Gulf resilient yet scarred

    5 years after BP spill, Gulf resilient yet scarred
    From above, five years after the BP well explosion, the Gulf of Mexico looks clean, green and whole again, teeming with life — a testament to the resilience of nature. But there's more than surface shimmering blue and emerald to the aftermath of...