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Five Years After Oil Spill, Sportsmen Must Remain Engaged in Gulf Restoration Efforts

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

Big Oil Uses Toxic Chemicals to Clean Up Spills. Will the Feds Finally Make Them Stop?

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 After Gulf Spill, Residents Still Suffering Significant Mental Health Problems

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.

Gulf Oil Spill Restoration Projects Proposed

Deepwater Horizon trustees announce agreement in principle for 10 Gulf early restoration projects   The trustees and BP have identified approximately $134

Work Left To Do: Deep Water Horizon Disaster Turns Five

Yesterday marked the 5th anniversary of the BP Deepwater Horizon Explosion and Oil Spill. Yeah, that’s an official Library of Congress subject heading. When LC grants your mess its own subject heading, you know you will live in infamy.  BP has … Continue reading ?

The Other Gulf Oil Disaster: Chronic Offshore Pollution

6 days agoHobbies / Fishing : Moldy Chum

Five years since the BP/Deepwater Horizon disaster began, Sky Truth highlights all of the other oil and hazardous material spills that have been reported in the Gulf since the BP spill was stopped in July 2010. LINK Including one well...Show More Summary

Deepwater Horizon Trustees Include $134Mln for Gulf of Mexico Restoration

The Deepwater Horizon oil spill Natural Resource Damage Assessment Trustees and the oil company BP, formerly known as British Petroleum, will include ten new projects worth $134 million in the Gulf of Mexico restoration plan.

A look back at the devastating BP oil spill

6 days agoNews : NY Daily News

Five years ago on April 20, 2010, BP's Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded in the Gulf of Mexico, killing 11 workers and setting off the worst off-shore oil spill in U.S. history. Look back at the nation's most devastating environmental disasters...

18 numbers that explain the BP oil spill

Five years ago today, the Deepwater Horizon explosion triggered the largest oil spill in U.S. history. Here's what you still need to know.

The BP Oil Spill Happened 5 Years Ago Today. We're Still Paying the Price.

The Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded in the Gulf of Mexico five years ago today, killing 11 men and sending nearly 5 million barrels of oil into the sea. After the well was finally plugged, the national media went home, but the story...Show More Summary

Lessons from the BP oil spill on the fifth anniversary

An unhappy anniversary, this: Eleven people were killed in an explosion aboard the Deepwater Horizon five years ago in the Gulf of Mexico. That blowout immolated the huge offshore drilling rig, which sank two days later on the 40th anniversary of Earth Day, leading to the worst oil spill in U.S. history. In some ways […]

Still happening in the rain - 5th Anniversary 5th Anniversary of BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Pr

Today's the fifth anniversary of a day which should have turned every resident of the United States into a deeply-committed environmentalist, with a deep suspicion of corporate culture, but there's still work to be done on both fronts. Show More Summary

This gorgeous video will remind you what an ugly mess the BP oil spill made

It's been five years since the Deepwater Horizon blowout, and scientists are still looking for all that damn oil.

The BP Spill May Have Damaged The Gulf, But It Took A Human Toll Too

Stephen Stone was one of the 126 crew members aboard the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig and near the end of a three-week shift working for Transocean when an explosion and blowout began the Gulf oil spill on April 20, 2010. After escaping...Show More Summary

The Next Great Battle

April 20 marks the five-year anniversary of the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Despite the catastrophic effects this spill had – and continues to have – on the Gulf of Mexico ecosystem and coastal communities, the federal government is still attempting to introduce new drilling along much of the Mid- and South Atlantic.

BP Acknowledges Existence of 25,000-Pound “Tar Mat” on Louisiana Coast

New Orleans investigative publication the Lens has a new story about the BP oil spill cleanup that, if nothing else, will introduce you to an unfortunate concept: the “tar mat.” Tar mats formed when Deepwater Horizon oil nearingShow More Summary

Here's How A Group Of Activists Is Helping Others Keep Tabs On The Environment

last monthNews : Huffington Post

An idea sparked in the aftermath of the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history gave way to a community dedicated to democratizing environmental activism worldwide. Shortly after BP's Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded in April 2010,...Show More Summary

Newswire: Gina Rodriguez in talks to join Mark Wahlberg’s BP oil spill movie

Letting her shiny new Golden Globe do the talking, Jane The Virgin’s Gina Rodriguez is reportedly negotiating a leap from CW Mondays to the big screen in Peter Berg’s upcoming Deepwater Horizon, which chronicles survivors of the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil rig explosion, colloquially referred to as the BP oil spill. Show More Summary

Jennifer Hamilton | Movers & Shakers 2015 — Community Builders

Just three weeks before the 2010 Deepwater Horizon (or BP) oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, Jennifer Hamilton had transitioned out of a 20-year career in nonprofit administration to follow in her mother’s footsteps and become a librarian. Show More Summary

"Examining the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and the Making of a Consumer Boycott"

Zhongmin Wang: In a new RFF discussion paper, “Egregiousness and Boycott intensity: Evidence from the BP Deepwater Horizon Spill,” we... explore the relationship between boycott intensity and media coverage, due to the latter’s ability to influence consumer awareness about egregious events. In order to test our model empirically, we...

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