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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...
  • 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...
  • Reality springs a leak in BP spill coverage

    The script for the BP oil spill is falling apart. There will be no environmental calamity. The Gulf of Mexico is healing itself faster than anyone imagined. And for the many critics of BP's and the government's handling of the disaster, there is even...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • As unemployment grows, job search sites thrive

    As unemployment grows, job search sites thrive
    Brian Norgard left his job in April, but this isn't another unemployment story. Historically, times of recession have proved opportune for starting new businesses. By the same token, we've seen start-ups flourish in the last few years, but Norgard has...
  • A sound, super-green choice

    A sound, super-green choice
    Oysters are like wine, tea and cigars — they taste of where they came from. Only five oyster species are cultivated commercially in North America, but they are identified and sold under hundreds of names, mostly geographic, to denote that special...