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Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill (2010)

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  • BP breaks new ground in PR, issuing a PR release about its PR release

    Evidently feeling some heat over a corporate press release that somehow found its way into Politico Magazine masquerading as an "opinion" op-ed, BP took the unusual step Wednesday of issuing a corporate press release about it. If you're counting, that's...
  • 'The Great Invisible' delves into Deepwater Horizon oil spill

    Investigating the aftermath of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon explosion in the Gulf of Mexico, the documentary "The Great Invisible" gives voice to many of the previously nameless and faceless victims of the disaster. Some worked on the oil rig that fateful...
  • Reviews: 'The Great Invisible'; 'Bird People'

    Reviews: 'The Great Invisible'; 'Bird People'
    'The Great Invisible' Investigating the aftermath of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon explosion in the Gulf of Mexico, the documentary "The Great Invisible" gives voice to the previously nameless and faceless victims of the disaster. Some worked on the...
  • U.S. judge upholds BP 'gross negligence' Gulf spill ruling

    U.S. judge upholds BP 'gross negligence' Gulf spill ruling
    A U.S. judge weighing how much BP Plc should be punished for the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill on Thursday refused to overturn his own finding that the oil company's conduct was "grossly negligent." The decision by U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier in New...
  • BP offers a lesson in how to sugarcoat an environmental disaster

    The giant oil company BP doesn't do small-scale. Not only is it responsible for the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill -- "unprecedented" in its "volume, depth, and spatial scale," in the words of the National Research Council -- but the firm has...
  • Seafood symposium draws chefs, marine advocates

    Seafood symposium draws chefs, marine advocates
    It takes a lot to get fish from Florida's ocean waters to the dining table. This week, Orlando-area restaurateurs, policymakers and seafood advocates met at Port Canaveral's Exploration Tower to learn about Florida's fisheries. It was the first time the...
  • BP, found grossly negligent, may face $18 billion in gulf spill fines

    Energy giant BP’s willful misconduct and gross negligence led to the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history, a federal judge said in a ruling Thursday that exposes the company to billions of dollars in civil penalties. The Deepwater Horizon...
  • Question of the day: Is BP run by children?

    Federal Judge Carl Barbier of New Orleans already has ruled that BP is guilty of "gross negligence" and "willful misconduct" in the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. His Sept. 4 finding exposed the British oil firm to as...
  • Mary Barra: GM has 'civic responsibility' to compensate crash victims

    Mary Barra: GM has 'civic responsibility' to compensate crash victims
    General Motors CEO Mary Barra said Tuesday she wants to find out if GM engineering employees executed a coverup or were merely incompetent in failing to recall a defective part linked to 13 deaths. In testimony before a House Energy and Commerce...
  • Louisiana Democrat highlights independence from Obama in new ad

    Louisiana Democrat highlights independence from Obama in new ad
    When Sen. Mary L. Landrieu assumed the chairmanship of the Senate’s Energy and Natural Resources Committee this year, it was a major boon to her difficult reelection campaign—placing her in a prominent position to aid her state’s oil and...
  • Review: 'Vanishing Pearls' shows fallout after Gulf disasters

    Review: 'Vanishing Pearls' shows fallout after Gulf disasters
    The decimation of the Gulf Coast oyster industry following the one-two punches of Hurricane Katrina and the Deep Horizon oil spill gets a much-deserved close-up in the enlightening, if sometimes sluggish, documentary "Vanishing Pearls." Shot from 2010...