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Supreme Court rejects oil spill contempt case - Reuters

Mon, 12/16/2013 - 10:24am

Supreme Court rejects oil spill contempt case
Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Interior Department will not be held in contempt over its actions in the aftermath of the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill after the Supreme Court declined on Monday to review an appeals court ruling in the government's favor.

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Supreme Court won't consider Gulf spill moratorium case - NOLA.com

Mon, 12/16/2013 - 10:18am

Supreme Court won't consider Gulf spill moratorium case
NOLA.com
WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court won't decide if the Obama administration violated a judge's order that struck down its temporary moratorium on deep water drilling after BP's 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The high court on Monday refused to hear ...

Supreme Court Won't Take Gulf Oil Spill Moratorium Case - Huffington Post

Mon, 12/16/2013 - 10:01am

Supreme Court Won't Take Gulf Oil Spill Moratorium Case
Huffington Post
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court won't decide if the Obama administration violated a judge's order that struck down its temporary moratorium on deep water drilling after BP's 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The high court on Monday refused to ...

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Supreme Court Won't Take Gulf Oil Spill Moratorium Case - Huffington Post

Mon, 12/16/2013 - 9:54am

Supreme Court Won't Take Gulf Oil Spill Moratorium Case
Huffington Post
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court won't decide if the Obama administration violated a judge's order that struck down its temporary moratorium on deep water drilling after BP's 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The high court on Monday refused to ...

Obama Team Lifts Gulf Coast Oil Drilling Moratorium - First Coast News

Mon, 12/16/2013 - 3:25am

First Coast News

Obama Team Lifts Gulf Coast Oil Drilling Moratorium
First Coast News
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The moratorium on deep water drilling in the Gulf of Mexico has been lifted because new safety standards will make a disastrous oil spill much less likely, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar announced today. Drillers must meet "the ...

Bird's-eye view: oil spill in Mexico Gulf of US - Xinhua

Sun, 12/15/2013 - 4:29am

Xinhua

Bird's-eye view: oil spill in Mexico Gulf of US
Xinhua
HOUSTON, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- It will take decades to repair the damage from the 2010 BP oil spill to communities of tiny organisms living in and on the soft sediment on the floor of the Gulf of Mexico surrounding the well, according to a new study ...

The devastation of Deepwater Horizon from above: Mesmerizing photos show ... - Daily Mail

Sat, 12/14/2013 - 11:00am

Daily Mail

The devastation of Deepwater Horizon from above: Mesmerizing photos show ...
Daily Mail
Beauty in tragedy: An explosion on the semi-submersible drilling unit killed 11 workers and injured 16 others. It caused the Deepwater Horizon to burn and sink, resulting in a massive offshore oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Artist Daniel Beltra ...
Sponge research shows the perils of containing oil spillsSun-Sentinel
BP Still Paying For Deepwater Horizon BlowoutRigzone
Does Mexican energy reform invite ecocide?Newspaper Tree
Canadian Underwriter
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Celebrity chef Emeril Lagasse targeted by BP in fight over oil spill payments - NOLA.com

Fri, 12/13/2013 - 8:21pm

Celebrity chef Emeril Lagasse targeted by BP in fight over oil spill payments
NOLA.com
In a full-page ad in the New York Times on Thursday, BP took aim at Lagasse's restaurants in the oil company's ongoing public campaign to force businesses seeking oil spill settlement money prove their losses were caused by the Deepwater Horizon ...

BP ad uses Emeril as example of abuses in oil spill settlement - WWL

Fri, 12/13/2013 - 5:57pm

WWL

BP ad uses Emeril as example of abuses in oil spill settlement
WWL
BP blasts a celebrity chef's restaurant company for collecting more than $8 million for oil spill losses when it actually made more revenue in the year of the spill than before it. BP says the real reason for the “loss” was that the chef started paying ...
Celebrity chef Emeril Lagasse targeted by BP in fight over oil spill paymentsLas Vegas Blog (blog)
BP ad blasts celebrity chefThe Advocate

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BP ad uses Emeril as example of abuses in oil spill settlement - WWL

Fri, 12/13/2013 - 5:57pm

BP ad uses Emeril as example of abuses in oil spill settlement
WWL
BP blasts a celebrity chef's restaurant company for collecting more than $8 million for oil spill losses when it actually made more revenue in the year of the spill than before it. BP says the real reason for the “loss” was that the chef started paying ...

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More BP oil money - Pensacola News Journal

Fri, 12/13/2013 - 9:20am

More BP oil money
Pensacola News Journal
BP continues to deliver on its promise to make whole the Gulf of Mexico and the affected states from the 2010 oil spill that fouled the water, smeared the shoreline and crippled the economy, especially tourism that year and in 2011. The most recent ...

As Prosecution Rests, Fmr BP Engineer Kurt Mix Asks Judge To Toss Case - Forbes

Thu, 12/12/2013 - 7:45pm

As Prosecution Rests, Fmr BP Engineer Kurt Mix Asks Judge To Toss Case
Forbes
Since the deleted text messages do not really contain much, if any, information that could even appear to be related to the oil spill, then it would be difficult to assess any sort of intent on Mix's part. If the government was looking to nail Mix for ...
Ex-BP engineer isn't expected to testify at trialFuelFix (blog)

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BP engineer isn't expected to testify at Gulf spill trial - New Haven Register

Thu, 12/12/2013 - 6:04pm

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BP engineer isn't expected to testify at Gulf spill trial
New Haven Register
Kurt Mix arrives at the Hale Boggs Federal Building in New Orleans, Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013. The former BP drilling engineer is charged with deleting text messages and voicemails about the company's response to its massive 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of ...
As Prosecution Rests, Fmr BP Engineer Kurt Mix Asks Judge To Toss CaseForbes
Ex-BP engineer isn't expected to testify at his trial over deleted text ...Daily Journal

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Ex-BP engineer on trial in oil spill case unlikely to testify - NOLA.com

Thu, 12/12/2013 - 3:10pm

Ex-BP engineer on trial in oil spill case unlikely to testify
NOLA.com
Kurt Mix, center, arrives at the Hale Boggs Federal Building Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013. The former BP drilling engineer is charged with deleting text messages and voicemails about the company's response to its massive 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

Gulf Oil Spill Play From 'Laramie Project' Writer Examines Human Impacts (VIDEO) - Huffington Post

Wed, 12/11/2013 - 3:57pm

Gulf Oil Spill Play From 'Laramie Project' Writer Examines Human Impacts (VIDEO)
Huffington Post
"Spill" has been in the works since 2011, when the writer and artist raised more than $50,000 to conduct the interviews and complete the portraits. As Fondakowski wrote at the time, "The BP oil spill was one battle in an environmental war that is ...

Gulf Oil Spill Play From 'Laramie Project' Writer Examines Human Impacts (VIDEO) - Huffington Post

Wed, 12/11/2013 - 3:56pm

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Gulf Oil Spill Play From 'Laramie Project' Writer Examines Human Impacts (VIDEO)
Huffington Post
"Spill" has been in the works since 2011, when the writer and artist raised more than $50,000 to conduct the interviews and complete the portraits. As Fondakowski wrote at the time, "The BP oil spill was one battle in an environmental war that is ...
'Spill': A new play about the people affected by the Gulf oil spillMother Nature Network
Post-BP Oil Spill Restoration Projects Proposed For Texas Gulf CoastTexas Public Radio
BP oil spill claims system shut downTampa Bay Business Journal
ideastream -The Voice of Russia
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Post-BP Oil Spill Restoration Projects Proposed For Texas Gulf Coast - Texas Public Radio

Wed, 12/11/2013 - 10:30am

Mother Nature Network

Post-BP Oil Spill Restoration Projects Proposed For Texas Gulf Coast
Texas Public Radio
Restoration plans have been laid out for the Gulf Coast in Texas following the BP oil spill in 2010 that spewed more than 200 million gallons of crude into the Gulf. The Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Natural Resource Damage Assessment Trustees have ...
'Spill': A new play about the people affected by the Gulf oil spillMother Nature Network
BP oil spill claims system shut downTampa Bay Business Journal
BP Argues Companies Are Unfairly Cashing In On 2010 Spillideastream

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Regional News: BP Oil Spill Payments Suspended; Infant Left in Car Outside ... - Bayoubuzz

Tue, 12/10/2013 - 5:13pm

Regional News: BP Oil Spill Payments Suspended; Infant Left in Car Outside ...
Bayoubuzz
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- A federal judge has temporarily suspended BP oil spill settlement payments to businesses while he reconsiders the company's arguments against compensating those that cannot trace losses directly to the nation's worst offshore oil ...

Leigh Fondakowski's Spill, About the BP Oil Spill, Will Have World Premiere in ... - Playbill.com

Tue, 12/10/2013 - 3:46pm

Leigh Fondakowski's Spill, About the BP Oil Spill, Will Have World Premiere in ...
Playbill.com
Swine Palace will present the world premiere of Spill, a multimedia play inspired by the 2010 British Petroleum (BP) oil spill written and directed by Leigh Fondakowski — head writer of The Laramie Project — in collaboration with Reeva Wortel ...

'Spill': A new play about the people affected by the Gulf oil spill - Mother Nature Network

Tue, 12/10/2013 - 11:42am

Mother Nature Network

'Spill': A new play about the people affected by the Gulf oil spill
Mother Nature Network
Spill, a new play about the Gulf oil spill Families. Fishermen. Town officials. Cleanup workers. These are just a few of the people and communities devastated by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill of 2010. Their stories will be dramatized next year in a ...

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