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Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill (2010)

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Deepwater Horizon oil spill caused lasting damage, report says

    Deepwater Horizon oil spill caused lasting damage, report says
    WASHINGTON — Dolphins are dying in unusually high numbers. Sea turtle nests are declining. Tuna are developing abnormally. And pelicans and gulls are still suffering from the lasting effects of a massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico five years...
  • Frosh weighs in against Atlantic offshore oil and gas drilling

    Frosh weighs in against Atlantic offshore oil and gas drilling
    Attorney General Brian E. Frosh has registered his "strong opposition" to permitting oil and gas drilling off the Atlantic coast, warning it could harm Maryland's beaches and the Chesapeake Bay. In comments filed with the U.S Bureau of Ocean Energy...
  • Guest Column: Proposed offshore drilling would put bay, Atlantic at risk

    Guest Column: Proposed offshore drilling would put bay, Atlantic at risk
    As an Annapolis sailor who has sailed through the same offshore areas near Maryland's seacoast where President Barack Obama's administration and the world's biggest polluters want to drill for oil, I strongly oppose opening up these special places to...
  • BP oil spill altered soil microbes on gulf beach

    BP oil spill altered soil microbes on gulf beach
    Microbes in beach sand apparently gobbled up a lot of oil washed ashore from the 2010 BP oil spill, but that assault altered the microbial population, leaving it less functionally diverse, according to a new study. Among the declines from the oil...
  • Feb. 19 Letters: Offshore drilling, redistricting

    Re: "Our path to drilling." Your Feb. 5 editorial states that "the Obama administration did little to tighten regulations" in the wake of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster that spilled more than 200 million gallons of oil into the Gulf. You further...
  • Transocean CEO steps down as company slashes dividend by 80%

    Transocean CEO steps down as company slashes dividend by 80%
    In more fallout from slumping oil prices, the chief executive of Transocean, a company associated with the Deepwater Horizon explosion, is stepping down, the firm announced Monday. Steven Newman took the helm of the company in March 2010, a month before...
  • 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...
  • BP trial's last phase begins -- penalty for gulf oil spill will be determined

    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...
  • 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...