WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected bids by BP Plc and Anadarko Petroleum Corp to avoid penalties under federal pollution law in connection with the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
The 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon Explosion and FIre in the Gulf of Mexico. Courtesy of 350.org. The story of the BP Deepwater Horizon is a cautionary tale about the dangers of offshore drilling to people and the environment. It was theShow More Summary
Former BP executive David Rainey was acquitted on charges of lying to congressional investigators after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010. Continue reading ? The post Former BP exec acquitted on charges of lying to investigators after oil spill appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - A U.S. federal jury has begun its deliberations on whether a former BP Plc executive lied about how much oil spilled into the Gulf of Mexico following the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon rig in April 2010.
Dolphins have been dying off at unprecedented rates in the Gulf of Mexico over the last five years, and a new study helps confirm what researchers suspected: the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill is to blame. After the 2010 disaster,Show More Summary
Transocean Ltd., owner of the Deepwater Horizon rig, settled for $211 million with businesses and individuals in the 2010 Gulf oil spill.
It had leased to BP the Deepwater Horizon rig that exploded in 2010, killing 10 and fouling Gulf waters for 87 days
In a new study, researchers find that dolphins in the Gulf of Mexico region had major lung and adrenal lesions after the BP oil spill. The post Study Links Record Dolphin Die-Off In The Gulf Of Mexico To Deepwater Horizon Spill appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Halliburton, BP agree to settle all remaining claims related to Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
The link between the Deepwater Horizon spill and the Gulf's dolphin die-offs just got even stronger
A Louisiana gas company has begun drilling to access the same oil that BP was after when they caused the largest ever marine oil spill in 2010.
Kate Hudson joins a stellar cast in a film about the BP Oil spill. Along with Kate Hudson and Mark Wahlberg, both Kurt Russell and John Malkovich are attached to the crew for what is sure to be an intense look into the Deepwater Horizon...Show More Summary
Kate Hudson, Kurt Russell, and John Malkovich have joined the BP Oil Spill project Deepwater Horizon for Summit Entertainment and Participant Media. Hudson will play the wife of the oil rig engineer who will be played by Mark Wahlberg. Show More Summary
US has launched a database to manage the massive data collected following the British Petroleum Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010.
By Mark Tercek and Robert Bendick Last week marked both the fifth anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico and the 45th Earth Day. Earth Day began in 1970 out of Americans' frustrations with the degraded and declining state of the U.S. Show More Summary
Five years after the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill, the Coast Guard and State environmental agencies are scaling way back on their recovery efforts, but the Emerald Coast Chapter continues its grassroots efforts to monitor Northwest Florida beaches for lingering BP oil.
With priority projects identified, angling community renews its commitment to ensuring restoration funds are spent on conservation WASHINGTON, D.C. – Monday, April 20, marks the five-year anniversary of the BP Deepwater Horizon oil disaster,...Show More Summary
Oil and dispersant in the Gulf of Mexico, a month after BP's Deepwater Horizon spill began James Edward Bates/TNS/ZUMA Five years ago this week, the Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded, killing 11 workers and setting off the worst oil spill in US history. Show More Summary
Five years ago the BP Deepwater Horizon oil platform exploded. The spill caused enormous environmental damage, but it also caused great stress among Gulf Coast residents. Even now, a significant percentage of people there continue to deal with anxiety, depression and other mental health issues, researchers say.
Deepwater Horizon trustees announce agreement in principle for 10 Gulf early restoration projects The trustees and BP have identified approximately $134