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Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill (2010)

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  • GM fund to pay millions to victims of faulty ignition switches

    GM fund to pay millions to victims of faulty ignition switches
    General Motors Co. will pay millions of dollars to victims in crashes caused by faulty ignition switches, the automaker's latest effort to move quickly past a mounting auto safety scandal. The program, outlined Monday by Kenneth Feinberg, a victims'...
  • Flawed drilling gear still in use after BP oil spill, board says

    Flawed drilling gear still in use after BP oil spill, board says
    Design problems with a blowout prevention system contributed to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil rig disaster, and the same equipment is still commonly used in drilling four years after the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, according to a report issued by the...
  • BP loses another round in its battle to stiff oil spill victims

    BP loses another round in its battle to stiff oil spill victims
    Oil giant BP this week extended its .000 batting streak in its effort to kill its own settlement in the Gulf of Mexico oil spill disaster, losing a bid to have the Supreme Court halt payments to spill victims while it stretched out its appeal. The...
  • Former BP engineer will get new trial; oil spill conviction tossed

    Former BP engineer will get new trial; oil spill conviction tossed
    A federal judge has tossed out a former British Petroleum engineer's conviction for obstructing an investigation into the 2010 spill that leaked billions of gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico, court records show. Kurt Mix, a Texas resident and...
  • GM CEO Testifies Before Congressional Panel on Ignition Switch Recalls

     
    GM CEO Mary Barra testified this afternoon before a U.S. House of Representatives subcommittee investigating the automaker's recall of more than 2.5 million vehicles worldwide for faulty ignition switches that have been blamed in at least 31 crashes and...
  • 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,...
  • Group trying to rescue old Seven Mile Bridge in the Keys

    Group trying to rescue old Seven Mile Bridge in the Keys
    MARATHON — Retired truck driver Norm "Runaway Grandpa" Dille arrived at the old Seven Mile Bridge for his daily ritual. He walked about half a mile roundtrip before plunking down in a green plastic chair to gaze at nature's beauty and at Henry...
  • Best Of 2011: Colleen Dougher

    Best Of 2011: Colleen Dougher
    Lenore and Richard Gilbert of Gilbert's 17th Street Grille. Photo by Beth Black 1. Misael Soto Misaelsoto.blogspot.com Best performance artist: Misael Soto takes those things we do in isolation and turns them into communal events. The Fort...
  • Nelson for U.S. Senate

     Nelson for U.S. Senate
    It's not implausible that the outcome in Florida's U.S. Senate race this year could determine whether the winner in the presidential election is working with a Democratic or Republican Senate. Yet for a contest so crucial, the Sunshine State's Senate...
  • VIMS prof to study Gulf of Mexico oil spill

    A Virginia Institute of Marine Science professor is among a nationwide team of scientists that received $12 million to study how the Gulf of Mexico oil spill has affected marine life. Professor Robert J. Diaz will use his share of the money — $190,...
  • Obama energy policy: The 'all-of-the-above' lie

    Obama energy policy: The 'all-of-the-above' lie
    In his speech before the Newspapers Association of America/American Society of News Editors Wednesday, likely GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney accused the president of changing positions to get re-elected. For instance, Mr. Romney charged that, "As...