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Trump Administration Condemned for Plan to 'Recklessly' Expand Offshore Drilling
A new proposal "continues the Trump administration's all-out assault on public lands and waters."
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'We Never Learn': Oil Platform Caught Fire in Gulf of Mexico
Coast Guard reports oil platform caught fire at about 2:30am Thursday morning, and blaze was put out at 9:30am
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BP Greenwashes the Olympics … Again
As the Olympic Games officially opened last Friday, oil giant BP placed a two-third of a page advert in the global business newspaper, the Financial Times, featuring its sponsorship of Team GB, the British Olympic team. “The dreaming. The training. The waiting. The hoping. The best of luck to Team...
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BP-Sponsored 'Sunken Cities' Show Provokes Museum-Climbing Climate Protest
BP is funding British Museum's "Sunken Cities" exhibit—a name that "practically spells out the impacts of climate change"
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Looking Back on Deepwater With Journalism as Usual
April 20 marked the 6-year anniversary of the biggest oil spill in US history, the BP Deepwater Horizon disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, which new research says was even bigger than previously understood, at least in terms of the amount of coastline that was oiled. That’s noted in a piece on...
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Revealed: After Big Oil Pressure, EU Dropped Key Environmental Measures
'Arm-twisting tactics of Big Oil' exposed in letter sent from BP executive to EU energy commissioner
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Tax Windfall for Deepwater Horizon Settlement a 'Major Coup for BP'
'Treating the worst oil spill in U.S. history as an ordinary and necessary business expense boggles the mind'
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Judge Approves Historic $20 Billion Settlement for 2010 BP Oil Spill
Judge Carl Barbier had previously slammed BP for its 'grossly negligent' role in the Deepwater Horizon spill
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Big Oil Faces Historic Human Rights Inquiry for 'Complicity in Climate Change'
'Climate change interferes with the enjoyment of our fundamental rights as human beings. Hence, we demand accountability.'
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BP’s Dispersants Didn’t Help Break Down Oil From Spill
Once again the veterans of the Exxon Valdez have been proved right, after their warnings about the use of toxic dispersants during the subsequent Deepwater Horizon oil spill look to have been vindicated by new academic research. In the immediate aftermath of the Deepwater spill in 2010, with the...
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