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The U.S. Coast Guard conducts a controlled burn of oil spilled from the Deepwater Horizon drilling platform, which exploded on April 20, 2010 and spilled 168 million gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico off the Louisiana coast.  (Photo: Justin E. Stumberg / U.S. Navy via Getty Images) Views
Ten Years After the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill, We’re on Course to Repeat One of Our Worst Mistakes
In the past few years, the Trump administration has signaled that it wants to vastly expand offshore drilling, including lifting drilling bans in parts of the Arctic and Atlantic oceans.
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U.S. Coast Guard crews work to put out a fire during the Deepwater Horizon disaster in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010. (Photo: U.S. Coast Guard) News
Decade After BP Deepwater Horizon, Green Groups Demand: End Fossil Fuels 'Once and for All'
Ten years after the nation's worst oil disaster, the impacts remain, but the Trump adminstration moves to expand dangerous drilling.
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10 Years After BP's Deepwater Horizon Offshore Catastrophe—Worst Spill in History—and Nothing Learned, Says New Report
"If anything, another disaster is more likely today as the oil industry drills deeper and farther offshore."
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'Surprised, No. Disgusted, Yes': Study Shows Deepwater Horizon Oil Spread Much Farther Than Previously Known
"Time to get off fossil fuel and on to renewables."
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'Recipe for Disaster': Trump Guts Offshore Drilling Rules Put in Place After Deepwater Horizon Spill
"We should be implementing new safety reforms, not rolling back the few safety measures currently in place."
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Forfeit Your Pay and Resign: An Open Letter to Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg
You are on the highest level of notice not to add to your already extraordinary record of criminally negligent decisions and inactions. Result – 346 innocent people lost their lives.
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From Premature Deaths to Planet-Heating Emissions, Analysis Reveals Costs of Trump's Fossil Fuel Giveaways
"Trump is letting his corporate friends wreck the planet and our health."
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How Capitalism Is Killing Us
And how we may have passed the 'point of no return'
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Trump Greenlights Another 'Violent, Destructive' Assault on Marine Life With Seismic Testing Approval
Trump, warn conservationists, is essentially giving the fossil fuel industry the permission "to harass, harm and possibly even kill marine life... all in the pursuit of dirty and dangerous offshore oil."
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They should start with the Department of Interior and its Secretary Ryan Zinke, who is facing no less than 17 federal investigations. (Photo: FOE) Views
Four Ways for Democrats to Root out Republican Corruption
Tuesday’s elections brought a major shift to the U.S. House, and handed Democrats the opportunity to investigate the rampant corruption of the Trump Administration
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