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Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill (2010)

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  • Getting the off-shore shaft

    Getting the off-shore shaft
    Just days ago, the Obama administration wisely chose to protect the most pristine and sensitive tundra in Alaska from oil exploration. It has similarly maintained a ban on drilling off the West Coast. And that pipeline from Canada to Texas? The Keystone...
  • Obama administration proposes offshore Atlantic drilling

    Obama administration proposes offshore Atlantic drilling
    The Obama administration proposes to allow oil and gas drilling off the Atlantic coast for the first time in over 30 years, drawing fire from environmentalists and many East Coast lawmakers about the potential for spills that could harm the Chesapeake Bay...
  • Bob Graham, Buddy Dyer: weekend guests

    Bob Graham, Buddy Dyer: weekend guests
    The guests and topics in local public-affairs programming this weekend: Bob Graham, the former Florida governor and U.S. senator, talks to "Metro Center Outlook" at 9 a.m. Sunday on WUCF-Channel 24. Diane Trees hosts. Graham discusses offshore oil...
  • Past, future effects of oil argued in BP penalty trial

    Past, future effects of oil argued in BP penalty trial
    Environmental researchers and BP attorneys sparred Wednesday over the potential effects of the 2010 Gulf oil spill in a trial aimed at determining whether the oil giant should be made to pay some $13.7 billion in Clean Water Act penalties. A...
  • BP trial's last phase begins -- penalty for gulf oil spill will be determined

    The slowly unwinding Deepwater Horizon oil spill trial began its final phase Tuesday as a judge in New Orleans considers the record fine that oil giant BP must pay for the well blowout five years ago that killed 11 men and spawned the worst...
  • More oil was spilled in Gulf of Mexico than BP estimated, judge rules

    A federal judge determined Thursday that more oil than BP estimated spilled into the Gulf of Mexico after a rig explosion in 2010, a decision that could potentially cost the London-based oil giant more than $13 billion. U.S. District Judge Carl...
  • NSU's oil spill study: 96 hours of staring at coral

    NSU's oil spill study: 96 hours of staring at coral
    It will be about as exciting as watching grass grow. But to help protect marine life against oil spills, two Nova Southeastern University researchers plan to monitor corals for 96 hours straight to see how they react to oil. The information will be...
  • Expand offshore oil, gas drilling?: Front Burner

    Four years after BP's Deepwater Horizon rig in the Gulf of Mexico exploded, killing 11 workers and spilling more than 200 million gallons of crude, pressure appears to be building for more offshore drilling for oil and natural gas. In July, over the...
  • The Supreme Court ends BP's campaign to kill its gulf oil spill deal

    For almost a year, we've been chronicling BP's efforts to undercut a damage settlement deal its own lawyers helped craft for victims of its record-setting 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill disaster in the Gulf of Mexico.  So it's proper to note that on...
  • Florida recibe $34 millones para proyectos de restauración ambiental

    Florida recibe $34 millones para proyectos de restauración ambiental
    MIAMI - Florida ha recibido un total de 34,3 millones de dólares en subvenciones para acometer nueve proyectos relativos a la restauración ambiental, sobre todo en la zona del Panhandle (extremo noroeste del estado), afectada por el vertido de crudo de la...
  • Nova wins $8.5 million grant to study Gulf of Mexico

    Nova wins $8.5 million grant to study Gulf of Mexico
    A fund established by the British oil company BP after the catastrophic 2010 spill in the Gulf of Mexico has awarded Nova Southeastern University $8.5 million for research projects. A team led by the university's highly regarded Oceanographic Center...