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Category: Gulf Oil Catastrophe

White House Tries to Regroup, Criticism Mounts Over Leak

White House Tries to Regroup, Criticism Mounts Over Leak

The failure of the most recent effort, known as a top kill, which BP officials expressed great optimism about before trying it, has underlined the gaps in knowledge and science about the spill and its potential remedies.

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Our Fix-It Faith and the Oil Spill

Our Fix-It Faith and the Oil Spill

“Americans have a lot of faith that over the long run technology will solve everything, a sense that somehow we’re going to find a way to fix it,” said Andrew Kohut, president of the Pew Research Center for the People and the Press.

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After fix fail, a dispiriting summer of oil, anger.

After fix fail, a dispiriting summer of oil, anger.

There is still a hole in the Earth, crude oil is still spewing from it and there is still, excruciatingly, no end in sight.

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Gulf leak eclipses Exxon Valdez as worst US spill

Gulf leak eclipses Exxon Valdez as worst US spill

As BP labored for a second day Thursday to choke off the leak at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico, dire new government estimates showed the disaster has easily eclipsed the Exxon Valdez as the biggest oil spill in U.S. history.

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Take punitive action against BP now

Take punitive action against BP now

It’s interesting how many people have swallowed the BP public relations’ bait to call the explosion from Deepwater Horizon oil rig the Gulf oil spill. We need to call it what it is: the BP oil spill.

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How BP’s ‘top kill’ procedure (might) work

How BP’s ‘top kill’ procedure (might) work

BP’s next attempt to stop the oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico will involve a maneuver called “top kill,” in which heavy drilling fluid is to be pumped into the head of the leaking well at the seafloor.

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White House: Undoubtedly Worst Oil Spill in U.S. History

White House: Undoubtedly Worst Oil Spill in U.S. History

Oceanographer Philippe Cousteau Jr. went diving in the Gulf of Mexico and got a firsthand look at the toxic soup of oil and chemical dispersant that formed large underwater plumes as deep as 25 feet.
“[It is] just this cloud of granular oil,” “And you can see it dispersing deeper and deeper into the water column. ”

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BP Prepares for ‘Top Kill’ Procedure to Contain Spill

BP Prepares for ‘Top Kill’ Procedure to Contain Spill

With frustration growing in the Gulf region over BP’s inability to contain the oil spill, the company on Tuesday morning outlined its next plan for stopping the underwater leak.

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Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Coastal Resilience

Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Coastal Resilience

With oil continuing to spill into the Gulf of Mexico from BP’s Deepwater Horizon platform, Andrew Cooper reflects on natural and man-made crises, environmental threats and issues of coastal risk and resilience.

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