Remember meForgot password?
Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter
Connect your Digital Journal account with Facebook or Twitter to use this feature.
Log In Sign Up

Deepwater horizon oil spill News

U.S. federal court rejects BP efforts to end oil spill pay-outs

A federal court in the U.S. has rejected BP requests to halt payments over the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. The oil company said many claims filed were fictitious.
In the Media by Kev Hedges - 1 comment

British Petroleum's $7.8 billion payout approved by judge

Just recently, a US District Judge approved a settlement in which British Petroleum is paying out $7.8 billion dollars to anybody that agreed to settle.
In the Media by Can Tran

EPA to BP: No new contracts with the federal government

Asides from having to pay out $4.5 billion, BP has something else to deal with: a ban from the EPA from pursuing new contracts with the federal government.
In the Media by Can Tran

BP exhibited 'willful misconduct' claims Dept. of Justice

New Orleans - The US Department of Justice filed a brief in United States District Court in New Orleans claiming BP showed "gross negligence", "willful misconduct" and exhibited a "culture of corporate recklessness" in the Deepwater Horizon explosion.
In the Media by Greta McClain - 5 comments

Report suggests multiple stressors impacted Gulf region dolphins

A new report published in the journal PLoS One, suggests that a 'perfect storm' of events contributed to the deaths of dolphins in the Gulf of Mexico.
In the Media by Elizabeth Batt - 4 comments

Bottlenose dolphins in the Gulf region under major pressure Special

Fishing gear entanglements, harassment, strandings and feedings are costing Gulf region dolphins their lives. Digital Journal spoke with NOAA Fisheries Service and the Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society, to find out more.
Digital Journal Report by Elizabeth Batt - 3 comments

Op-Ed: Hands across the sand – to save the planet Special

An interview with an environmentalist and anti-deep sea drilling campaigner in the run-up to the second Hands Across The Sand on June 25.
Digital Journal Report by Alexander Baron - 1 comment

New report on Gulf ecosystem gives mixed review

Washington - A new study on the Gulf of Mexico's coastal wetlands and wildlife a year after BP's Deepwater Horizon debacle suggests some wildlife species are recovering while others are in an imperiled state, with recoveries dependent on decisive action.
In the Media by Lynn Herrmann - 2 comments

Volunteer group trying to bail out beached historic ship Special

Pascagoula - Thrown into the Mary Walker Bayou by Hurricane Georges in 1998, a historic schooner that once sailed for the German Navy is at risk of being lost forever.
Digital Journal Report by Christopher Eger

Watchdog says EPA covering up toxicity of Gulf oil dispersants

Hugh Kaufman, senior policy analyst at the Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response at the US Environmental Protection Agency, says the EPA is covering up the toxic effects of the dispersant used to help combat the oil spill.
In the Media by Stephanie Dearing - 13 comments

Search Digital Journal Archives

Set up a news alert for

Deepwater horizon oil spill

Deepwater horizon oil spill Image

Platform supply vessels battle the blazing remnants of the off shore oil rig Deepwater Horizon.
US Coast Guard
Platform supply vessels battle the blazing remnants of the off shore oil rig Deepwater Horizon.
100504-N-6268N-027 PENSACOLA  Fla. (May 4  2010) Members of the Naval Air Station Pensacola Pollutio...
U.S. Navy photo by Patrick Nichols/Released
100504-N-6268N-027 PENSACOLA, Fla. (May 4, 2010) Members of the Naval Air Station Pensacola Pollution Response unit deploy an oil containment boom at Sherman Cove on the base to protect environmentally sensitive grass beds from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Deepwater Horizon was an ultra-deepwater oil rig that sank April 22, causing a massive oil spill threatening the U.S. Gulf Coast.
A new study by NOAA and the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES) fou...
U.S. Coast Guard photo
A new study by NOAA and the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES) found that controlled burns released more than one million pounds of sooty black carbon into the atmosphere.

Latest News
Top News

Buy an ad on


Help & Support

News Links

copyright © 2014   |   powered by dell servers