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Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill (2010)

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  • BP to Pay Record $4.5B Penalty in Gulf Oil Spill

    BP to Pay Record $4.5B Penalty in Gulf Oil Spill
    NEW YORK --- BP will plead guilty to manslaughter charges stemming from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon explosion and oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, and agreed to pay $4.5 billion in government penalties, Attorney General Eric Holder announced Thursday....
  • BP pleads guilty to 11 felony counts, will pay record fine for Gulf oil spill disaster

    BP pleads guilty to 11 felony counts, will pay record fine for Gulf oil spill disaster
    BP will pay a record U.S. fine to settle criminal claims arising from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, a Department of Justice official said Thursday. Details of the BP settlement will be revealed later Thursday when Attorney...
  • BP Statement: BP Announces Resolution of All Criminal and Securities Claims by U.S. Government Against Company Relating to Deepwater Horizon Accident

    BP Statement: BP Announces Resolution of All Criminal and Securities Claims by U.S. Government Against Company Relating to Deepwater Horizon Accident
    BP today announced that it has reached agreement with the United States government, subject to court approval, to resolve all federal criminal charges and all claims by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) against the company stemming from the...
  • Oil rig explosion reported in Gulf Coast; workers missing

    Oil rig explosion reported in Gulf Coast; workers missing
    An oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico caught fire after an explosion Friday, sending 11 people to hospitals and leaving two missing, authorities said. Nine others were airlifted off the platform, and a half-mile oil sheen stretched across an area roughly...
  • 2nd Person Dies From Gulf Platform Blast

    2nd Person Dies From Gulf Platform Blast
    GRAND ISLE, La. -- A second Filipino oil worker has died following last week's Gulf of Mexico oil platform blast, the Philippine government said Friday. Avelino L. Tajonera died early Friday from injuries sustained in the November 16 explosion and fire...
  • BP is not a criminal -- but its executives might be

    BP is not a criminal -- but its executives might be
    The Justice Department has entered into the largest criminal settlement in U.S. history with the giant oil company BP, in connection with the 2010 disaster in the Gulf of Mexico that killed 11 people and caused the worst oil spill in American history....
  • Difficult justice for lead paint victims

    Difficult justice for lead paint victims
    The Housing Authority of Baltimore City has finally done the right thing in paying the remaining $6.8 million it owed in lead paint liability claims. Had the agency not worked so long to avoid its legal responsibility for the damages caused by past...
  • A strong voice for environmental action in Louisiana's Cancer Alley

    NEW IBERIA, La. — The police asked the right question. "Can you think of anyone who would want to do you harm?" investigators asked Wilma Subra, trying to understand who might have fired a gun at the diminutive grandmother. Enemies? Subra...
  • Letters: Time Warner's PR debacle

    Re "Why not pull the plug on cable," Opinion, Aug. 30 The geniuses at Time Warner Cable who are responsible for taking CBS and Showtime out of service are also responsible for what might be the biggest corporate public relations gaffe since BP's post-...
  • Ex-Halliburton manager charged with deleting data in gulf spill probe

    NEW ORLEANS — A former Halliburton manager was charged Thursday with destroying evidence following BP's 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, a case that coincides with a guilty plea to a related charge by the Houston-based oilfield services...
  • Study: Gulf oil spill is sickening fish vital to seafood industry

    The seafood is safe to eat and the Gulf of Mexico tourism industry is recovering three years after the nation’s worst offshore oil spill spewed more than 200 million gallons of crude oil into the waters off Louisiana. But despite that BP-sponsored...