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Damages phase of BP Gulf spill trial set

The high-stakes penalty phase of BP's trial over its role in the 2010 US Gulf of Mexico oil spill will start next January. ||| Houston - The high-stakes penalty phase of BP's trial over its role in the 2010 US Gulf of Mexico oil spill will start next January, court officials said on Tuesday, and billions of dollars could be on the line. Show More Summary

BP Gulf Spill Trial Set For January

  The high-stakes penalty phase of BP's trial over its role in the 2010 U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil spill will start next January, court officials said on Tuesday,

We Are All Connected by Water: Our Elected Officials Must Be Held Accountable For Protecting This Natural Resource

Easter Sunday, April 20, 2014 marked the four-year anniversary of the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill ("BP Spill"). The BP spill should have been a wake-up call for elected officials and organizations tasked with responding to this type of disaster, but it seems like those in charge of protecting our waters have learned nothing. Show More Summary

We Are All Connected by Water: Our Elected Officials Must Be Held Accountable For Protecting This Natural Resource

Easter Sunday, April 20, 2014 marked the four-year anniversary of the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill ("BP Spill"). The BP spill should have been a wake-up call for elected officials and organizations tasked with responding to this type of disaster, but it seems like those in charge of protecting our waters have learned nothing. Show More Summary

We Are All Connected by Water: Our Elected Officials Must Be Held Accountable For Protecting This Natural Resource

Easter Sunday, April 20, 2014 marked the four-year anniversary of the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill ("BP Spill"). The BP spill should have been a wake-up call for elected officials and organizations tasked with responding to this type of disaster, but it seems like those in charge of protecting our waters have learned nothing. Show More Summary

CEO Note: Four Years After the BP Gulf Disaster

(Photo: Oceana) Yesterday marked the four-year anniversary of the 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Although several years have passed, the people, wildlife, and ecosystems of the Gulf are still struggling to recover from this disaster.

Apple's ‘green guru’ reports worse carbon footprint on same day she releases 'Better' video

Lisa Jackson was in the room with President Barack Obama as the full destruction of the 2010 BP oil spill became apparent. Now, in the first report since the former chief of the Environmental Protection Agency took over as Apple’s vice-president of environmental initiatives the computer behemoth has reported a worse carbon footprint. Show More Summary

Four years after oil spill, BP refusing funds for research

A ship floats amongst a sea of spilled oil in the Gulf of Mexico after the BP Deepwater Horizon oilspill disaster. Photo by Flickr user kris krüg Four years since the largest offshore oil spill in American history, British PetroleumShow More Summary

Four Years After the BP Oil Disaster, A Look Back in Photographs

Just prior to the four-year anniversary of the BP oil spill, BP and the Coast Guard issued press releases. BP announced the  “active cleanup” in Louisiana is over, while the Coast Guard stated the clean up response is far from over.Show More Summary

Ousted Drilling Chief Warns U.S. at Risk of Another Oil Spill

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Four years after the explosion of BP’s Deepwater Horizon rig, the EPA has lifted a ban that excluded the company from new federal contracts. Elizabeth Birnbaum, who was director of the Minerals Management Service at the time and was forced out soon afterwards, tells “Democracy Now!” another catastrophe is a real possibility.

Four Years After the BP Gulf Disaster - More Spills, No Safeguards, and a Push to Drill

A few months after the BP Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded in flames, sending 210 million gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico, President Obama said that "...one of the lessons we've learned from this spill is that we need better...Show More Summary

BP’s refusing to pay for Gulf oil spill research

The company denied government requests for funding meant to assess the spill's environmental impact

BP Spill Compensation Battles Rage On

BP pays billions in compensation but some claims still unpaid; Oil still appearing on beaches in Gulf of Mexico. Company says claims process is flawed, not all oil from spill.

BP Denied Government Requests To Fund More Research Of The Oil Spill’s Effects

Last July, BP received notification that more oil spill research is needed from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). NOAA requested that BP pay almost 148 million dollars to fund more research about injury assessment and future restoration efforts. NOAA wants BP to pay more money for research into coastal wetland recovery, including dolphin,

Four Years After The Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill, The Gulf Is Still Suffering

The spill has led to increased erosion off the Louisiana coast and has destroyed former habitats for nesting birds. The post Four Years After The Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill, The Gulf Is Still Suffering appeared first on ThinkProgre...

The world’s newest environmental watchdog is a satellite

The new Sentinel-1a will monitor oil spills, sea beds, natural disasters, and aid in humanitarian crises

A Way of Life at Risk on the Anniversary of the BP Oil Spill

On April 20, 2010, an explosion on BP's Deepwater Horizon oil rig kicked off the largest offshore oil spill in U.S. history, as nearly five million barrels of oil spewed into the Gulf Coast over the next several months. Most of thatShow More Summary

Years After BP U.S.Oil Spill: Compensation Battle Rages

Four years after the Deepwater Horizon spill, oil is still washing up on the long sandy beaches of Grand Isle, Louisiana, and some islanders are fed up with hearing from BP that the crisis is over.

Compensation war rages over BP's US oil spill

Four years after the Deepwater Horizon spill, oil is still washing up on the long sandy beaches of Grand Isle, Louisiana. ||| Four years after the Deepwater Horizon spill, oil is still washing up on the long sandy beaches of Grand Isle,...Show More Summary

How BP turned a whole community into an endangered species

The documentary "Vanishing Pearls" spotlights the African-American oystermen of Louisiana whose way of life has been destroyed in the wake of the BP oil spill.

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