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.
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...
Before Deepwater Horizon, scientists didn't know that oil and marine snow had anything to do with each other. "Marine snow is like dust bunnies in the house," explained a research scientist who has studied the phenomenon for a long time. Show More Summary
Today is the fifth anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion in the Gulf of Mexico, an event that triggered the nation's worst-ever oil spill. The well leaked for three months and dumped over 200 million gallons of oil into the sea. Show More Summary
The BP oil spill turned five years old on Monday, and as my colleague Tim McDonnell reported, we're still paying the price: There's as much as 26 million gallons of crude oil still on the floor of the Gulf of Mexico. But the story of...Show More Summary
5 years ago today, an explosion in the middle of the Gulf of Mexico lead to one of the worst human-induced environmental disasters in history. Check out this stunningly, beautiful recap of where we are now and the questions still remaining. This video, featured by onEarth Magazine, was concocted by the one and only Perrin Ireland (@experrinment). Having seen […]
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GULF OIL SPILL IMPACTS GO ON 5 Years After BP Oil Spill, Effects Linger And Recovery Is Slow Debbie Elliott, April 20, 2015 (National Public Radio) “Five years ago, BP's out-of-control oil well deep in the Gulf of Mexico exploded. Eleven...Show More Summary
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
Tonight at 9:50 pm will be the 5th anniversary of the worst blowout in US history that took the lives of eleven men and spilled over 5 million barrels of oil into the Gulf of Mexico. At the height of the crisis in the late spring ofShow More Summary
I've been told that in the darkest nights, the brightest stars are seen. Five years ago, the BP Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico on April 20, 2010 was one of those nights. The negative effects of this man-made, environmental disaster can be felt even today. Show More Summary
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 […]
Despite signs of recovery, oil is still wreaking havoc on the ecosystem in the Gulf of Mexico
"There is no way to know with precision how much oil discharged into the Gulf of Mexico." The post 5 Big Things We Still Don’t Know About The BP Oil Spill 5 Years Later appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Another oil rig caught fire in the Gulf of Mexico early this month. Orange flames shot high into the night sky; the local news reported that multiple workers were missing; and residents of the beleaguered Gulf Coast waited for the other shoe to drop.
Police stations provide safe haven for foreigners in South Africa, Central American migrants rally against border security program, US veterans and activists visit Agent Orange center, and it's five years since the BP Gulf Of Mexico oil spill.
Five years after the largest oil spill in US history spewed millions of gallons of crude into the Gulf of Mexico, British-based oil giant BP continues to pay billions in damages as local fishermen say some sea life may never recover...
Monday marks five years since BP’s Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded, killing 11 workers and dumping 5 million barrels of oil into the Gulf of Mexico. Years later, dolphin, pelicans, turtles, and at least a dozen other species are still dying in record numbers,
Five years after the BP disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, the region's oyster industry continues to struggle with small catches.
NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Five years after the largest oil spill in U.S. history spewed millions of gallons of crude into the Gulf of Mexico, many Louisiana oystermen are fearful that a once-bountiful population of the mollusks may never recover.