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New Huge Oil Slick Traced to BP Disaster
Experts concerned well still leaking
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Deepwater Horizon Talks Stall as Groups Haggle over Diminishing Penalties
Hopes for a settlement between oil company BP and the US government over the Deepwater Horizon oil spill faded today, as both sides refused to budge over reparation negotiations. The talks stalled as BP continued to refuse to pay a requested $18 billion payout, which is down from the original $25...
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ACLU: Docs Reveal "Exponential" Growth of Domestic Spying
New Justice Department documents show huge increase in warrantless electronic surveillance
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Report: BP Deepwater Horizon Disaster Cause of Nearly All Tar Balls on Alabama Coast
Study underscores ongoing effects of 2010 oil catastrophe
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BP Oil Spill, Tar Balls Churned up by Isaac
Oil that has washed up along the Gulf Coast in the aftermath of Hurricane Isaac has now been traced to the BP Deepwater Horizon oil disaster of 2010, according to scientists who examined the waste. Scientists at Louisiana State University (LSU) ran tests on the large globs of oil waste, known as '...
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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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