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From Dolphins to Loons, Gulf Species Still Reeling From Deepwater Horizon Disaster

Wed, 2014-04-16 07:38
Nearly four years after the BP oil spill killed 11 crew members of the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig and spewed more than 210 million gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico, several species of wildlife are still fighting to recover. A new report from the National Wildlife Federation, "Four Years Into the Gulf Oil Disaster: Still Waiting for Restoration," found unusually high death and disease ...

Gulf oil spill cleanup completed, BP and Coast Guard say

Wed, 2014-04-16 06:40
BP and the Coast Guard have completed oil spill cleanup operations in the Gulf of Mexico, four years after the blowout that c - More - 

BP: Active shoreline clean-up after Gulf oil spill ends in Louisiana

Tue, 2014-04-15 20:11
Just days before the fourth anniversary of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster and oil spill, BP has ended its "active" cleanup of Louisiana's coast.

BP: Shore clean-up after Gulf oil spill ends in La

Tue, 2014-04-15 20:01
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Just days before the fourth anniversary of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster and oil spill, the Coast Guard moved cleanup of Louisiana's coast to a new phase Tuesday, allowing BP to end its "active" efforts in the area. The Coast Guard issued a directive transitioning the cleanup to a phase in which Coast Guard teams, BP cleanup crews and equipment will be pre-positioned to ...

BP: Shore clean-up after Gulf oil spill ends in La

Tue, 2014-04-15 17:18
Just days before the fourth anniversary of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster and oil spill, BP has ended its "active" cleanup of Louisiana's coast.

BP: Shore clean-up after Gulf oil spill ends in La

Tue, 2014-04-15 17:10
Just days before the fourth anniversary of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster and oil spill, BP has ended its "active" cleanup of Louisiana's coast.

6 Horrible Oil Spills Since Deepwater Horizon You Probably Didn't Hear About

Tue, 2014-04-15 11:54
On April 20, 2010, a giant oil rig known as Deepwater Horizon owned by Transocean Inc. and operated by BP, exploded some 50 miles off the Louisiana coast, killing 11 crew members before sinking into the Gulf of Mexico two days later. The extreme environment—and, critics, contend, lax oversight and regulation by government—made it hard to stanch the flow of oil into the sea. By the time Macondo ...

Earth and Nature

Tue, 2014-04-15 06:44
GRN Reports: Damage from the 2010 BP oil spill into the Gulf of Mexico continues to turn up in the form of dead dolphins and sea turtles, according to a...

4 years after spill, questions on long-term health

Sat, 2014-04-12 21:02
CHALMETTE, La. (AP) - When a BP oil well began gushing crude into the Gulf of Mexico four years ago, fisherman George Barisich used his boat to help clean up the millions of gallons that spewed in what would become the worst offshore spill in U.S. history. Like so many Gulf Coast residents who pitched in after the April 20, 2010, explosion of the Deepwater Horizon rig, Barisich was motivated by ...

Oil spill impedes US ship channel

Fri, 2014-04-11 16:04
An oil spill has blocked traffic between the Gulf of Mexico and the Houston ship channel.

4 years after spill, questions on long-term health

Fri, 2014-04-11 14:11
CHALMETTE, La. (AP) — When a BP oil well began gushing crude into the Gulf of Mexico four years ago, fisherman George Barisich used his boat to help clean up the millions of gallons that spewed in what would become the worst offshore spill in U.S. history.

4 years after BP's Gulf of Mexico oil spill, questions about cleanup workers' long-term health

Fri, 2014-04-11 14:02
CHALMETTE, La. - When a BP oil well began gushing crude into the Gulf of Mexico four years ago, fisherman George Barisich used his boat to help clean up the millions of gallons that spewed in what would ...

4 years after BP oil spill, questions on long-term health

Fri, 2014-04-11 13:10
CHALMETTE, La. (AP) — When a BP oil well began gushing crude into the Gulf of Mexico four years ago, fisherman George Barisich used his boat to help clean up the millions of gallons that spewed in what would become the worst offshore spill in U.S. history.

GuLF STUDY Gears Up for Second Round of Health Exams

Fri, 2014-04-11 11:31
Researchers at the National Institutes of Health, leading the largest health study ever conducted on the potential health effects of an oil spill, are encouraging participants to stay involved in this long-term project. All participants are being contacted for telephone interviews to update their health status. Those living within 60 miles of Mobile, Ala., and New Orleans also will be invited to ...

4 years after BP's Gulf spill, questions about cleanup workers' long-term health

Fri, 2014-04-11 01:42
CHALMETTE, La. - When a BP oil well began gushing crude into the Gulf of Mexico four years ago, fisherman George Barisich used his boat to help clean up the millions of gallons of spew that would become the worst offshore spill in U.S. history. Like so many Gulf Coast residents who pitched in ...

The Gulf of Mexico oil spill at a glance

Fri, 2014-04-11 01:03
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — April 20 marks the fourth anniversary of an explosion on the BP-operated drilling rig Deepwater Horizon, which killed 11 workers about 50 miles off the Louisiana coast in the Gulf of Mexico and set off the nation's worst offshore oil disaster.

The Gulf of Mexico oil spill at a glance - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sports

Fri, 2014-04-11 00:42
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - April 20 marks the fourth anniversary of an explosion on the BP-operated drilling rig Deepwater Horizon, which killed 11 workers about 50 miles off the Louisiana coast in the Gulf of Mexico and set off the nation's worst offshore oil disaster.

4 years after BP's Gulf spill, questions about cleanup workers' long-term health

Fri, 2014-04-11 00:38
CHALMETTE, La. - When a BP oil well began gushing crude into the Gulf of Mexico four years ago, fisherman George Barisich used his boat to help clean up the millions of gallons of spew that would become the worst offshore spill in U.S. history. Like so many Gulf Coast residents who pitched in ...

The Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill at a Glance

Fri, 2014-04-11 00:27
The Gulf of Mexico oil spill at a glance

4 years after BP's Gulf of Mexico oil spill, questions about cleanup workers' long-term health

Fri, 2014-04-11 00:19
CHALMETTE, La. — When a BP oil well began gushing crude into the Gulf of Mexico four years ago, fisherman George Barisich used his boat to help clean up the millions of gallons of spew that would become the worst offshore spill in U.S. history.
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