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Scant Testing for Shell Oil Spill Equipment, Despite Green Light in Arctic
Crucial technology to be used by oil giant Shell for oil spill cleanup operations in the Arctic has undergone scant testing , according to recent documents obtained by environmental group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility. The key technology in question, known as a well-head capping...
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BP Showed 'Gross Negligence and Willful Misconduct': US Department of Justice
The US Justice Department charged oil company BP of "gross negligence and willful misconduct" in new court papers filed Friday, for the company's handling of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill. The filings were made public this week, revealing the DOJ will be taking a hard line with the company...
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Kansas High Court Sides with BP in Town Clean-up Dispute
The Kansas Supreme Court on Friday sided with oil giant BP against a citizen lawsuit that hoped to hold the company accountable for toxic pollution left behind from a refinery operation that closed more than three decades ago. In one of the longest trials in state history, residents of Neodesha,...
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Another Oil Spill Off the Coast of Nigeria
"Our community has witnessed another oil spill which has taken its negative toll on the environment"
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Groups Challenge EPA to Regulate Use of Chemical Dispersants
Suits follows on heals of study that shows toxic "clean-up" method causing severe damage to marine ecosystem
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What the Oil Companies Do With Their Record $375 Million A DAY In Profits
With the Big Five oil companies – BP, Chevron, ConocoPhillips, ExxonMobil and Shell – slated to announce their second-quarter profits this week, a breakdown of how they spend $375 million in profits per day - $261,000 per minute, or a total of $1 trillion over the last ten years, with the added...
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Britain Flooded with 'Brand Police' to Protect Olympic Sponsors
Likely to intensify criticism that the Olympics has become too corporate
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BP Gulf Oil Disaster Further Choked Long-Attacked Wetlands
New study reveals BP oil doubled erosion rates in parts of Louisiana marshes, already being lost at alarming rate
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Bipartisanship Easy to Find When it Comes to War on Iran
The most liberal and conservative senators join together to demand a harder line, and more threats, against Iran
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BP is an Enemy of Academic Freedom: Scientists
BP successfully subpoena's scientists' emails; will take scientific evidence 'out of context'
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