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  • BP gets slick in trying to undermine gulf oil spill settlement

    BP gets slick in trying to undermine gulf oil spill settlement
    It would be perfectly proper for BP, the giant British oil company, to feel a sense of corporate remorse.
  • Greenpeace scales Russian oil platform to protest Arctic drilling

    Greenpeace activists scaled a frigid Russian oil platform on Friday to draw attention to the possible dangers of drilling in the Arctic, warning a spill could sully nature reserves long before crews are able to clean it up.

    Activists warn of risk of disastrous oil spill in Russian Arctic

    Environmentalists warned Tuesday that an oil spill could wreak havoc on the Russian Arctic before emergency crews could reach the remote area where a Russian company has installed a platform, planning to start drilling in the treacherous region.

    Audit reveals more loose accounting, this time in oil spill fund

    A state audit released on Tuesday provides new evidence on how loose accounting can lead to inaccurate reports, false alarms and even misguided policies. The review examined the Oil Spill Prevention and Administration Fund, which collects fees on oil...

    No apparent leak after empty oil tanker hits Bay Bridge

    Officials on Monday afternoon were assessing the damage after an oil tanker collided with the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge, but initial reports indicated that the vessel did not appear to be leaking oil. The 752-foot Overseas Reymar hit the tower just...