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Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill (2010)

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  • BP accused of 'gross negligence' in oil spill

    BP accused of 'gross negligence' in oil spill
    The U.S. Department of Justice is accusing oil company BP of gross negligence and a "culture of corporate recklessness,' in the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, a charge that could significantly increase the damages BP could be forced to pay in the case....
  • Shell starts drilling for Arctic oil well

    Shell starts drilling for Arctic oil well
    Royal Dutch Shell has begun preparatory drilling for an offshore oil well in the Arctic, the oil company announced Sunday, the first step in a long-controversial project. U.S. authorities granted Shell permission to begin work on the well in the...
  • PASSINGS: James McLure, Joseph Flom, Harry Fogle, Tommy Bell, John Robinson

    PASSINGS: James McLure, Joseph Flom, Harry Fogle, Tommy Bell, John Robinson
    James McLure Playwright who wrote 'Lone Star' James McLure, 59, a playwright and actor best known for his two one-act plays that reached Broadway, died Feb. 17 from cancer at his home in Marina del Rey, said his sister, Jenny Schroeder. McLure's...
  • To fix Gulf's woes, think years and billions of dollars

    To fix Gulf's woes, think years and billions of dollars
    John Hankinson Jr., a veteran of many of Florida's biggest environmental battles, is now the federal government's point man for one of the nation's most pressing challenges: cleaning up the Gulf of Mexico in the aftermath of the largest offshore oil spill...
  • Seahorses may be heading toward decline

    Seahorses may be heading toward decline
    They are whimsical symbols of the beach, appearing on key chains, murals, logos and postcards. They form inseparable, monogamous couples. And they are hauled from the sea in nets, ground into powder for traditional Chinese medicine and dried for sale in...
  • Gulf oil spill 1 year later: NOAA boss answers Mike Thomas' questions

    Gulf oil spill 1 year later: NOAA boss answers Mike Thomas' questions
    The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is the nation's lead science agency in handling oil spills. On the one-year anniversary of the BP oil spill, NOAA Administrator Jane Lubchenco talked to Orlando Sentinel columnist Mike Thomas about the...
  • On the Gulf Coast, meet the 'new normal'

    On the Gulf Coast, meet the 'new normal'
    Ask anybody in New Orleans or along the Gulf Coast whether things are normal, and they'll probably tell you about the "new normal." This time the query is about how the Gulf Coast is recovering from the BP Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion April 20...
  • Panama City Beach banking on spring break rebound

    Panama City Beach banking on spring break rebound
    Spring break T-shirts, beer cozies, thong bikinis and Mardi Gras beads fill the shelves at the Paradise Found store on Panama City Beach. The shop is hiring extra staff and will maintain extended hours through March and April. "Now we are just waiting,"...
  • Oil spill? Not that you can see from this Gulf Coast resort

    Oil spill? Not that you can see from this Gulf Coast resort
    DESTIN, Fla. — The dolphins, silvery and serene, skimmed through the translucent Gulf of Mexico in rhythm with the fluttering sails of the catamaran. The catamaran's passengers peered at the dolphins with nothing less than absolute awe, pointing and...
  • Cruises lead strong revival of New Orleans tourism

    Cruises lead strong revival of New Orleans tourism
    NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Mark and Glenda Dodd of Panama City Beach, Florida, could have booked a Mexico-bound cruise out of Miami, but on Monday they stood among hundreds of other passengers lining up to board the Carnival Cruise Line ship Elation in New...
  • Good news from Fish Guy and Fish Bar and mixed news from the Gulf

    Good news from Fish Guy and Fish Bar and mixed news from the Gulf
    We've recently caught some tasty news from the Chicago fish world. First, the Fish Guy ( 4423 N. Elston Ave.) is back open after the market's renovation to accommodate more dining. It is now serving a  full lunch menu that includes a yummy clamwich,...