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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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In Hermosa Beach, a sheen of divisiveness over oil's possible return

Published: 
Tue, 07/23/2013 - 10:50pm
Category: 
Energy

Mike Collins was raised in oil country but dreamed of living at the beach. As a young boy in Bakersfield, he accompanied his father to dusty fields dotted with derricks where he repaired the motors on oil rigs.

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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.

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Tar-sands oil spills in Arkansas and Minnesota

Published: 
Wed, 04/03/2013 - 10:32pm
Category: 
Energy

As the Obama administration mulls approval of the Keystone XL pipeline that would carry tar-sands oil from Canada to Gulf Coast refineries, the heavy toxic gunk is already spilling out over America.

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BP Made $3 Million An Hour In 2011, While Spill Victims Continue To Suffer

Published: 
Thu, 02/09/2012 - 2:31pm

BP’s 2010 Gulf of Mexico spill is still affecting the lives of many Americans, particularly the tens of thousands that have not settled lawsuits with the company. Yet the company has bounced back from the billions it lost in the wake of the spill.

 

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