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Category: Gulf Oil Catastrophe

Research, response for future oil spills: Lessons learned from Deepwater Horizon

Research, response for future oil spills: Lessons learned from Deepwater Horizon

A special collection of articles about the Deepwater Horizon oil spill provides a first comprehensive analysis and synthesis of the science used in the unprecedented response effort by the government, academia, and industry.

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BP Suspended From New Government Contracts

BP Suspended From New Government Contracts

The Obama administration is suspending British oil giant BP Exploration and Production Inc. and affiliated companies from further federal contracts, the Environmental Protection Agency announced Wednesday.

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Gulf Oil Spill Timeline And The Ensuing Legal Cases Against BP

Gulf Oil Spill Timeline And The Ensuing Legal Cases Against BP

Looking back at a timeline of the massive 2010 Gulf oil spill, government response and ensuing legal cases, from April 20, 2010 to November 15th 2012.

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It’s Arithmetic: $4.5 billion Is Small Change For BP

It’s Arithmetic: $4.5 billion Is Small Change For BP

“BP still needs to answer for their gross negligence and these record criminal penalties are a step forward…but this does not pay for the damage BP has done.”

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BP Gets Record US Criminal Fine Over Deepwater Disaster

BP Gets Record US Criminal Fine Over Deepwater Disaster

BP has received the biggest criminal penalty in US history after agreeing to pay $4.5bn (£2.8bn) to settle criminal charges related to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster.

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BP : Asks Judge to Finalize Gulf Spill Settlement Despite Objections

BP : Asks Judge to Finalize Gulf Spill Settlement Despite Objections

Oil giant BP has asked a federal judge to disregard objections from a fraction of claimants and give final approval to a proposed multibillion-dollar settlement over economic damages from the Gulf oil spill.

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565,000 Pounds Of Oiled Material From Deepwater Horizon Stirred Up By Hurricane Isaac

565,000 Pounds Of Oiled Material From Deepwater Horizon Stirred Up By Hurricane Isaac

About 565,000 pounds of oiled material from the Deepwater Horizon spill was brought to the surface by Hurricane Isaac, more than had been collected in eight months before the storm, the state’s coastal protection agency said.

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Isaac Churned Up Tar from Gulf Spill, BP Confirms

Isaac Churned Up Tar from Gulf Spill, BP Confirms

Tar turning up along the Gulf Coast in the wake of Hurricane Isaac has been traced to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, BP confirmed.

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Oil From BP Spill Uncovered By Isaac’s Waves

Oil From BP Spill Uncovered By Isaac’s Waves

Waves from Hurricane Isaac uncovered oil previously buried along Gulf Coast beaches, exposing crude that wasn’t cleaned up after the BP spill in 2010.

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Plastic Pollution

Sand Wars – United Nations-GEA

Sand Mining Detrimental Effects

The World’s Beaches

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