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BP’s Gulf Oil Spill Tab Rises as Lawsuits Wind Down

By Amanda Jordan and Kelly Gilblom (Bloomberg) — BP Plc raised the amount it will pay this year for the Deepwater Horizon accident as thousands of lawsuits related to the biggest oil spill in U.S. history start to wind down. The 2010...Show More Summary

BP to Take $1.7 Billion Charge Over Deepwater Horizon Spill

The oil giant said that it anticipated cash payments related to the 2010 disaster would be about $3 billion in 2018, up from an earlier estimate.

Trump's offshore oil drilling plans ignore the lessons of BP Deepwater Horizon

The Trump Administration is proposing to ease regulations that were adopted to make offshore oil and gas drilling operations safer after the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster. This event was the worst oil spill in U.S. history. ElevenShow More Summary

Trump’s Offshore Oil Drilling Plans Ignore the Lessons of BP Deepwater Horizon Spill

Offshore drilling is dangerous to workers, wildlife, and the public. The Trump Administration is happy to keep it that way to boost profits.

Trump's Offshore Oil Drilling Plans Ignore the Lessons of BP Deepwater Horizon Spill

By Donald Boesch, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science The Trump administration is proposing to ease regulations that were adopted to make offshore oil and gas drilling operations safer after the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster. Show More Summary

"A Perilous Paradigm Shift” --Trump’s Oil Drilling Plans for all USA Offshore Waters Ignore the Lessons of BP Deepwater Horizon (A 'Galaxy' EcoAlert)

The Trump Administration is proposing to ease regulations that were adopted to make offshore oil and gas drilling operations safer after the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster. This event was the worst oil spill in U.S. history. Eleven workers died in...        

Last week the Gulf of Mexico saw the largest oil spill since the Deepwater Horizon disaster in 2010

4 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

On Wednesday, Oct. 11, the Delta House oil production facility began spilling oil into the Gulf of Mexico, about 40 miles southeast of Louisiana. While not widely reported, this may be the largest oil spill since the BP Deepwater Horizon in 2010. Show More Summary

Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill May Be Biggest Since 2010

4 months agoVehicles / Watercraft : gCaptain

By Nico Grant (Bloomberg) — An oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico last week may be the largest in the U.S. since the 2010 blowout at BP Plc’s Macondo well that sank the Deepwater Horizon rig. The Delta House floating production facility...Show More Summary

FSU researchers receive $2.8 million to study fate of BP oil spill

(Florida State University) A team of research institutions led by Florida State University has been awarded a $2.8 million grant to expand our understanding of how the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill affected the ecology of the Gulf of Mexico.

Trump's Offshore Oil Push Risks Disaster, BP Spill Commissioners Warn

The 2010 explosion of the Deepwater Horizon rig dumped millions of barrels of crude into the Gulf of Mexico and killed 11 workers.

Trump nominates BP oil spill lawyer as DOJ environmental attorney

Who better to stand for the environment than a lawyer who represented BP after the 2010 Deepwater Horizon tragedy? At least, that appears to be President Donald Trump's logic. This week he nominated Jeffrey Bossert Clark, who has consistently...Show More Summary

Donald Vidrine, BP supervisor on Deepwater Horizon rig, dies at 69

He faced federal prosecution for his actions during the explosion that killed 11 workers and caused the nation’s worst offshore oil spill.

Trump Weakens Safety Rules Made After BP Oil Spill

Just past the seventh anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, President Trump on Friday directed the Interior Department to "reconsider" several safety regulations on offshore drilling implemented after one of the worst environmental disasters in the nation's history. Show More Summary

People are willing to pay a lot to prevent another BP-like oil spill

In my best Thomas Dolby voice: SCIENCE!...According to a paper published in the journal Science on Thursday, Americans are willing to pay $17.2 billion to prevent another BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Thanks to a team of scientists who conducted a six-year study into the effects of the 134-million-gallon...

Americans Would Pay $17.2 Billion To Prevent Another Deepwater Horizon Disaster

10 months agoNews : Huffington Post

As the world looks back on BP’s Deepwater Horizon disaster seven years later, a study released this week highlights the costly ecological impacts of the largest maritime oil spill on record. Scientists found that Americans would be willing...Show More Summary

Study takes unusual path to gauge environmental cost of BP oil spill

10 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

One month after crude oil began gushing into the Gulf of Mexico in April 2010, the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration commissioned research to gauge the environmental cost of the BP Deepwater Horizon spill, which would ask American households what they'd pay to prevent similar damage in the future. Show More Summary

BP oil spill did $17.2 billion in damage to natural resources, scientists find

The 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill did $17.2 billion in damage to the natural resources in the Gulf of Mexico, a team of scientists recently found after a six-year study of the impact of the largest oil spill in U.S. history.

Mississippi Senate approves bill sending BP damages to coast

Mississippi senators want to create a new savings account channeling damage payments from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill to projects on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. The Senate voted unanimously … Click to Continue »

BP Oil Spill Six Years Later: Oil is still showing up in bird tissues

When the Deepwater Horizon offshore oilrig exploded in April 2010, leading to the largest oil spill on American waters in recorded history, BP instantly jumped in to minimize the damage—to their shareholders. One of their strategies was to keep the numbers of oiled wildlife as low as possible. Show More Summary

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