Counting his salary, bonus, and stock options, Dudley's compensation was $8.7 million. With his pension included, Dudley cleared $13.2 million. The post While BP Stalled On Gulf Oil Spill Payments, CEO’s Pay Tripled Last Year appeared first on ThinkProgress.
BP received some bad news this week from the Fifth Circuit: It has to pay up according to the settlement agreement it signed to compensate the victims of the Deepwater Horizon Gulf oil spill. We wouldn't hold our breath that this is BP's last word on the case, but for......
Dear Internet: if you are currently knitting a sweater for a penguin impacted by an oil spill, pause! Philip Island Penguin Foundation made a public plea for sweaters yesterday, but use your yarn cautiously; in the past, these requests have resulted in thousands of unnecessary sweaters. Internet, for once, you are being too kind.
By now, we all know that time is a flat circle, that everything we've ever done or will do we're gonna do over and over and over again. Three years ago, a call was sent out to knitters around the world after a New Zealand oil spill had left cute little penguins in need of warmth and protection. And this week, that call for penguin sweaters is going out once more. [ more › ]
Image of Great Lakes / Shutterstock The fight to stop the Keystone XL pipeline is putting a spotlight on aging oil and gas pipeline infrastructure in the United States that could be vulnerable to devastating spills. Of particular concern for environmental
Knitters of the Internet! The Penguin Foundation needs you! Well, they need your Sweateuh! If a penguin gets caught in some type of oil spill, they need Little Sweateuhs to keep warm. Back in 2011, they had enough Sweateuhs. Now they need more of ‘em. Let’s hear what Lyn Blom has to say- she is […]
The Guardian reports that the Phillips Island Penguin Foundation in Australia is asking volunteers to knit sweaters for penguins being rehabilitated after oil spills.
COLUMBIA, S.C. — Dispersants are often used in oil spill responses because they may mitigate the environmental impacts of the spill by moving the oil from the water surface into the water column enhancing its biodegradation. While this...Show More Summary
By Kevin Babb: It seems like one issue after another for BP (BP). Ever since the Gulf oil spill disaster, the company has had uncertainty in payout looming over their heads, with another setback coming recently. Now, the conflict between Russia and Ukraine could prove to be another headwind for BP. Show More Summary
In recognition of this month's 25-year anniversary of the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill in Alaska (March 24), this seems a good time to reflect on lessons learned, and lessons lost. 1. Oil spill "cleanup" is a myth : Once oil has spilled, the battle is lost -- it is impossible to effectively contain, recover, and cleanup. Show More Summary
BP has been trying in court to limit its payments to Gulf businesses and individuals. The post Appeals Court Rules BP Must Pay Gulf Oil Spill Claimants appeared first on ThinkProgress.
A federal study of sea otters in Prince William Sound, Alaska, where the Exxon Valdez supertanker spilled around 30,000,000 gallons of oil about 25 years ago has concluded that the otters have returned to pre-spill numbers.
By Jonathan Stempel, Reuters A divided U.S. appeals court has rejected BP Plc's bid to block businesses from recovering money over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill,
This means marine life could fully recover from the BP oil spill in... let’s see... 2035!
The good news: Otters in Alaska's Prince William Sound seem to have finally rebounded to population levels and life cycles similar to those they enjoyed before the wreck of the Exxon Valdez in 1989.
LONDON (Reuters) - British oil firm BP said it was considering its options after a U.S. appeals court rejected its bid to block businesses from recovering money over the Gulf of Mexico spill even if they could not trace their economic losses to the dis...
By The Specialist: I almost feel like a broken record when I say "BP loses in court again." Ever since my first article entitled The Oil Spill Settlement Could Bring BP To Its Knees, BP has been back to court again, and again, and again. Show More Summary
New Orleans court upholds ruling authorising businesses to seek compensation for the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
(Reuters) - A divided U.S. appeals court on Monday rejected BP Plc's appeal of a ruling that allowed businesses to recover money over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, even if they could not trace their economic losses to the disas...