BP oil spill

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BP reaches $18.7-billion agreement to settle Gulf of Mexico oil spill

Published: 
Thu, 07/02/2015 (All day)

BP has reached an $18.7-billion agreement resolving all federal and local government claims stemming from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico disaster, bringing an end to a key chapter in the fiercely fought litigation stemming from the nation’s worst oil spill.

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Surviving the Next Gulf Oil Spill

Published: 
Thu, 06/20/2013 - 8:23am
Category: 
Energy

Down here on the Gulf of Mexico, the air is heavy with expectation as we await the arrival of billions of dollars in fines from companies involved in the BP oil-well blowout, which spewed millions of gallons of oil into the gulf over three months in 2010.

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Gulf ecosystem in crisis after BP spill

Published: 
Mon, 10/21/2013 - 8:14pm
Category: 
Energy

Hundreds of kilograms of oily debris on beaches, declining seafood catches, and other troubling signs point towards an ecosystem in crisis in the wake of BP's 2010 oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico.