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Sponge made from layers of nanosheets shows promise in soaking up oil spills

7 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Five years on and questions still remain over the Deepwater Horizons oil spill, where millions of gallons of crude oil were spewed into the Gulf of Mexico. Perhaps the most pressing is how oil might be best cleaned up should such an environmental catastrophe occur in the future. Show More Summary

Kate Hudson: 'I'm alone with my children' (Is that code for 'not dating anyone'?)

Kate Hudson isn't being bothered by relationship rumors. Instead, she's reveling in the perks of being single. The "Deepwater Horizon" and "Kung Fu Panda 3" actress, who is on the cover of Harper's Bazaar for December/January, is happily single and taking advantage of the alone time. "It's nice...

I’ve Got Your Missing Links Right Here (14 November 2015)

Sign up for The Ed’s Up—a weekly newsletter of my writing plus some of the best stuff from around the Internet.   Top picks From me at The Atlantic Can a Futures Market Save Science? Oops! Deepwater Horizon Dispersants Backfired How Salmon Switch on Infrared Vision When Swimming Upstream The Weak Science Behind the Wrongly Named […]

More bad news for Gulf Coast dolphins

Scientists uncover reproductive problems caused by the Deepwater Horizon spill.

Births down and deaths up in Gulf dolphins

A NOAA-led team of scientists is reporting a high rate of reproductive failure in dolphins exposed to oil from the Deepwater Horizon spill. The team has monitored these bottlenose dolphins in heavily-oiled Barataria Bay for five years following the spill. Show More Summary

In 'Spill,' BP disaster unfolds, and we all know what's coming

In 2010, BP's massive Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded and burned off the coast of Louisiana, killing 11 workers and causing the biggest offshore oil spillage in history. For 87 days, until the well finally was capped, millions of gallons of environmentally damaging oil flowed into the Gulf of...

Lawyer Accused Of Submitting 40K False Claims Against BP After Oil Spill (Including One For A Dog Named Lucy)

Now that there’s a finalized settlement between the Department of Justice and BP that puts an end to the legal debacle related to the 2010 explosion at the Deepwater Horizon oil well in the Gulf of Mexico — which left eleven dead and released millions of gallons of oil into the water — officials are taking a close look at …

Alabama Announces $20 Million Transocean Settlement

Governor Robert Bentley on Thursday announced that Alabama has agreed to a settlement with Transocean Offshore Deepwater Drilling, Inc., which owned the Deepwater Horizon.

Deepwater Horizon ripples help sink US Arctic drilling: Regulation and Environment

In this week’s Oilgram News, Regulation and Environment, Gary Gentile looks at the after-effects of Deepwater Horizon on offshore production elsewhere and has a bonus segment about the future of the Renewable Fuels Standard in the US, which could impact both the oil industry and biofuels producers.   Investigators into the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster in the […]

Is BP a Bargain After the $20.8-Billion Settlement?

Early this week, the Obama Administration announced that it had finalized the terms of its settlement with BP (BP) stemming from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill. The final price tag will come in at $20.8 billion, which was higher than the $18.7 billion announced as recently as July. Nevertheless, this removes a major source [...]

Years After Criticism of Its Practices, Science Consultant Pushes Back

ChemRisk is locked in a legal fight with some unlikely and defiant opponents: two environmental activists who published an article about the company’s work related to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

BP to pay record $21 billion in settlement for Deepwater Horizon oil spill

The reckoning has finally come for British Petroleum’s massive 2010 oil spill off the Gulf Coast, with a court settlement of nearly $21 billion related to the disaster. The Washington Examiner reports that the money will be split upShow More Summary

BP to Pay $20.8bn Gulf Oil Spill Settlement

BP will pay a $20.8 billion final settlement to resolve environmental damage claims related to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The final settlement, announced yesterday by the US Department of Justice and five Gulf states, is about $2 million more than the tentative settlement, announced in July, and is […]

US, states announce settlement with BP over gulf oil spill

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department and five states on Monday announced a $20 billion final settlement of environmental damage claims arising from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

Volkswagen Diesel Crisis Cost Still Unclear; Could It Match Deepwater Horizon?

The cost to Volkswagen of the diesel defeat device crisis is still unclear, but because of its importance as a German national icon VW will avoid an existential blow. Investors are exasperated with VW’s lack of action so far, and want to see some decisive move in Wolfsburg to remove guilty [...]

BP Settlement Generates $15 Billion Tax Deduction

Fusion, The Gulf Oil Spill Settlement Lets BP Get Away With Not Paying $5.35 Billion in Taxes: In announcing the final $20.8 billion settlement with BP over the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, Attorney General Loretta Lynch said on Monday, “BP is receiving the punishment it deserves.” What she didn’t...

BP 'Receiving The Punishment It Deserves' Over Deepwater Horizon Spill

BP will spend the next 16 years paying down a staggering bill to restore the Gulf. Thom Mitchell reports.

Record $20-billion fine for BP in 2010 gulf spill: Where the money will go

The federal government on Monday announced the details of a record $20-billion civil settlement with the British oil company BP over the 2010 explosion of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico. Atty. Gen. Loretta Lynch called it “the largest settlement with a single entity in American...

BP Settlement Agreement For Gulf Oil Spill Raised To $20.8 Billion

The Obama Administration has reached a final settlement with BP in the amount of $20.8 billion over the oil giant’s culpability in the 2010 Deepwater Horizon spill. According to the Wall Street Journal, the Justice Department was close to reaching a BP settlement deal last July. Show More Summary

BP's $20.8-billion oil spill settlement may give it a huge tax deduction

It's to be hoped that the American taxpaying public is thrilled with the $20.8-billion settlement announced Monday between BP and the Dept. of Justice over the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill. That's because the taxpayers are likely to cover a large portion of BP's bill. Earlier estimates of the...

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