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Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill (2010)

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

    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...
  • BP offers a lesson in how to sugarcoat an environmental disaster

    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...
  • A little more conservation

    A little more conservation
    In John Seerey-Lester's painting "Elephant Graveyard," the Venice wildlife artist re-creates an African boneyard strewn with hollowed-out skulls and broken jaws, a misty scene in the savanna where marabou storks come to dwell and old elephants come to...
  • Nicolas Cage to Star in Political Drama 'The Runner'

    Nicolas Cage will star in the political drama "The Runner," Paper Street Films and Back Lot Pictures said Friday. The Oscar-winning actor will play an idealistic congressman who becomes embroiled in a sex scandal. Production will take place in New...
  • Louisiana lawsuits seek oil and gas industry money to restore coastline

    Louisiana lawsuits seek oil and gas industry money to restore coastline
    Every two weeks, a swath of Louisiana the size of this city's French Quarter vanishes into the Gulf of Mexico. Since the 1930s, the state has lost nearly 1,900 square miles, a quarter of its coastal land area. For decades, oil and gas companies cut...
  • On the gulf oil spill, BP has an 0-for-2 day in court

    On the gulf oil spill, BP has an 0-for-2 day in court
    BP, the giant oil company that was responsible for the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, has been moving mountains to persuade the public that it's being rooked by a lot of small businessmen filing claims related to the disaster. Adding to the irony, the...
  • On the gulf oil spill, BP moves to prolong the courtroom agony

    Running true to form, BP announced today that it will continue its effort to undermine a legal settlement the company itself helped craft by taking its campaign to the Supreme Court. To be precise, BP will appeal rulings from the Fifth Circuit Court...
  • VA scandal fits an established Obama narrative: skilled politician, lousy manager

    VA scandal fits an established Obama narrative: skilled politician, lousy manager
    We don't normally expect our presidents to pay close attention to how long veterans are being asked to wait for care in the vast medical system run by the Department of Veterans Affairs. But we do expect presidents to appoint Cabinet officers and...
  • Did '60 Minutes' whitewash the Deepwater Horizon oil spill?

    Did '60 Minutes' whitewash the Deepwater Horizon oil spill?
    BP, the perpetrator of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, has been working assiduously over the last year to wriggle out from under a financial settlement it reached for gulf businesses harmed by the disaster.  As we reported...