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The seafood is safe to eat and the Gulf of Mexico tourism industry is recovering three years after the nation’s worst offshore oil spill spewed more than 200 million gallons of crude oil into the waters off Louisiana. But despite that BP-sponsored...
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An expert witness for those suing BP over the nation’s worst environmental disaster criticized the company’s investigation of the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico as the civil trial entered its second day. UC Berkeley engineering professor...
Passengers stranded on a cruise ship adrift in the Gulf of Mexico say they must stand in long lines to use working bathrooms and to get hot meals. The messages from passengers on the Carnival Triumph, drifting in the Gulf of Mexico after an engine...
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Oil giant BP said it is confronting more than $34 billion in damage claims related to the Deepwater Horizon explosion in the Gulf of Mexico and the nation's biggest offshore oil spill. Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi and Florida presented their claims...
A federal judge in New Orleans accepted an agreement for BP to plead guilty to manslaughter and other charges and pay a record fine in connection with the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, which ranks as one of the nation’s worst environmental...
BP, which has agreed to plead guilty to criminal charges in connection with the nation's worst offshore oil spill, was suspended from new government contracts on Wednesday, the Environmental Protection Agency announced. In suspending the company, the...
Philip L. Fradkin, a native New Yorker whose fascination with the West turned him into an astute chronicler of the region's history and environmental legacy in books on such topics as the great San Francisco earthquake, nuclear test fallout in Nevada...
GreenspaceIndependent photojournalists Will Rose and Kajsa Sjölander were on Alaska’s North Slope in November to document traditional whaling by the native Inupiat people, and found themselves at the height of a highly charged mayoral election season, with...
Nation NowIn the first auction of Gulf-based leases since the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010, BP submitted 11 high bids for drilling leases....
GreenspaceResearch released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has concluded that weeks of burning off oil from last summer's BP spill released more than 1 million tons of carbon into the atmosphere....
Nation NowA year and a half after the massive Gulf of Mexico oil spill, the administrator of BP’s $20-billion restitution fund told Congress Thursday that he has has paid out about $5.5 billion to more than 213,000 victims of the nation’s worst offshore...
GreenspaceGulf Wild system: A trade association of Gulf fishermen is tagging and credentialing each of the fish its members pull from the water. IThe Gulf Wild system is in response to deepening concerns about seafood mislabeling and the safety of fish caught in...
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