Deepwater Horizon

Workers continue clean-up efforts as part of the Deepwater Horizon Response in Grand Isle, La., June 5, 2010

BP Op-Ed: Gulf Impacts Not So Bad!

BP is in hot water for publishing an "op/ed" from senior vice president of U.S. communications and external affairs, Geoff Morrell.
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Methane Hydrates: Energy Salvation or Worst Thing Yet?

Last week, energy researchers in Japan made a dramatic breakthrough that could have huge implications for the entire world’s energy, and since these…
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BP to Pay Record Fines for Deepwater Disaster

BP has reached an agreement with the federal government to accept criminal responsibility for the Deepwater Horizon oil rig disaster and to pay…
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BP’s Cover-up of Previous Blowout Revealed

We have breaking news today on the oil industry . Ecowatch.org claims to have uncovered evidence of a Deepwater Horizon-type blowout of a…

Stronger and Safer? BP’s 2011 Sustainability Review

BP really wants to be considered one of the good guys. You can practically feel the eagerness saturating every page of their new…
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BP Cuts a Deal on the Deepwater Horizon Spill

Just days before BP was set to go to trial with a group of more than 100,000 plaintiffs, the company announced over the…
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BP Launches Propaganda Blitz

About 20 months ago, the BP-leased Deepwater Horizon drilling rig exploded in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Louisiana, killing 11…
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BP, Halliburton Go to War Over Deepwater Horizon Disaster

The legal battles surrounding the Deepwater Horizon 2010 drilling disaster promise to be just as messy—and more lengthy—than the spill incident itself. The…
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What Government Must Learn From Disasters

By the year 2050, 9.2 billion people with robust personal and communal energy needs will inhabit the globe.  Such extreme population growth demands…

Largest Study Begins on Impact of Oil Spill on Human Health

The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences has just kicked off what is believed to be the largest study ever conducted on the…
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Tony Hayward: Lessons in Leadership and Accountability

Few of us would have ever heard of Hayward had the Deepwater Horizon rig had not exploded in April, gushing thousands of barrels…
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Tracking Deepwater Horizon Developments: How to Chart Your Course

You’re maybe feeling a little saturated on oil spill news, but the sad fact is, you’ll have to get used to it. And…

Want $10 Million? X Prize Foundation Announces Prize for Gulf Oil Spill Solution

While politicians in Washington, DC and beyond cast blame for who is responsible for the Deepwater Horizon disaster, government agencies and businesses are…

Insurance Rates up 50% for Oil Companies – Thanks BP!

The oil spill is Bad News with a capital “B” for enviros, even those of us who lean toward the critically optimistic approach…

Resilient New Orleans Still Rebuilding From Last Disaster As it Braces for the Next: Part 1

Brad Pitt saw this as an opportunity to make a single powerful statement that would address three distinct but equally compelling issues: *…