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The Great Invisible: The Feel-Bad Movie of the Year!

THE GREAT INVISIBLE Yep, everything's terrible. An unflinching, up-close look at the devastating repercussions of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, The Great Invisible travels from Alabama to Louisiana to Texas, tracking down oil-rigShow More Summary

BP Stuck With Spill Settlement After High Court Refuses to Hear Case

The Supreme Court let stand the class-action settlement from the Deepwater Horizon rig explosion, rejecting BP PLC's request that justices review its claims that payouts improperly went to businesses that didn't suffer damage from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

The Supreme Court has no time for BP’s BS

SCOTUS denied the oil giant's request to take another look at the Deepwater Horizon settlement.

The Supreme Court ends BP's campaign to kill its own gulf oil spill deal

2 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

For almost a year, we've been chronicling BP's efforts to undercut a damage settlement deal its own lawyers helped craft for victims of its record-setting 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. 

BP Stuck With Spill Settlement After High Court Refuses to Hear Case

The Supreme Court on Monday upheld the class-action settlement of claims from the Deepwater Horizon rig explosion, rejecting BP PLC's request that justices review its claims that millions of dollars in payouts improperly went to businesses that didn't suffer damage from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

Contrary To BP PR, Most Oil Spill Claims Are Legit

For more than a year, oil giant BP has waged a massive public relations battle to convince Americans that the company has been bamboozled by the oil spill claims process relating to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil rig blowout. This BP...Show More Summary

Federal review suppressed safety concerns with BP Atlantis oil platform, lawmaker says

A Democratic lawmaker this month accused federal investigators of suppressing concerns about the structural safety of BP’s Atlantis offshore oil platform, a facility similar to the Deepwater Horizon rig that exploded four years ago. Rep. Show More Summary

Long-term Study May Reveal Deepwater Horizon Impacts

The Harte Research Institute (HRI) for Gulf of Mexico Studies at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi will receive approximately $1.25 million over the next

Deepwater Horizon Judge Won't Amend Order; BP Still Grossly Negligent

You'll recall that back in September, Judge Carl Barbier laid out a comprehensive, 153-page order filled with 111 pages of facts that concluded BP was grossly negligent in the operation of the Deepwater Horizon offshore drilling rig, leading to the largest marine oil spill in history. BP petitioned Barbier to......

After the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

Here’s a simple narrative you’re probably familiar with:

Film Review: The Great Invisible (Dir. Margaret Brown)

The Great Invisible Dir. Margaret Brown [RADiUS/TWC; 2014] by Katie Rolnick Rating: When you think of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, you may picture sludge-sopped birds, shuttered beaches dotted with tarballs, or idle fishing boats. Show More Summary

Surviving the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

On April 20, 2009, an explosion on the Deepwater Horizon, an offshore drilling rig owned by Transocean Ltd resulted in the deaths of twenty oil workers and created a fireball that could be seen more than forty miles away. What followed was the worst oil spill in U.S. history. How have those living in affected areas been able to cope? read more

Resilience and the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

On April 20, 2009, an explosion on the Deepwater Horizon, an offshore drilling rig owned by Transocean Ltd resulted in the deaths of twenty oil workers and created a fireball that could be seen more than forty miles away. What followed was the worst oil spill in U.S. history. How have those living in affected areas been able to cope? read more

A Portrait of Life Drowning in Oil

2 months agoNews : The Daily Beast

‘The Great Invisible’ is something of a marvel—a balanced, unabridged document of life before and after the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil rig accident.

The Great Invisible

On April 10, 2010, the Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded in the Gulf of Mexico, killing 11 workers on the rig, and dumping what amounted to almost 5 million barrels of crude into the gulf. The leak continued without interruption for...Show More Summary

There Are Still 2 Million Barrels of BP’s Deepwater Horizon Oil Hanging Out in the Gulf of Mexico

A new study by a team from the University of California-Santa Barbara, University of California-Irvine, and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute has found that there are still two million barrels-worth of oil from BP's 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster sitting

These Guys Were on the Deepwater Horizon When It Blew Up

After the Deepwater Horizon oil drilling platform exploded in June 2010, killing 11 workers and sending roughly five million barrels of oil gushing into the Gulf of Mexico, much of the media coverage featured sludge-covered seabirds, empty shrimp baskets, and other environmental impacts. Show More Summary

‘The Great Invisible’ documentary shows blood spilled for BP oil

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

The cameras have left, but tears continue to fall in the Gulf of Mexico, four years after the environmental catastrophe caused by an explosion on British oil giant BP’s Deepwater Horizon rig. In “The Great Invisible”, a documentary which won the Grand Jury prize at the South by...

'The Great Invisible' delves into Deepwater Horizon oil spill

2 months agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Investigating the aftermath of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon explosion in the Gulf of Mexico, the documentary "The Great Invisible" gives voice to many of the previously nameless and faceless victims of the disaster. Some worked on the oil rig that fateful day; others have suffered its...

WSJ Opposes The Legal Settlement That Separates BP From Its Money

The Wall Street Journal is defending BP's decision to fight its legal responsibilities in the wake of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill by criticizing both class-action lawsuits and the settlement agreement that BP itself agreed to. The...Show More Summary

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