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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.

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.

Video: TIME explains US energy independence a 'pipe dream'

The International Energy Agency (IEA) says that the US could be energy independent in a few decades; but, that is met with skepticism as others give differing views and reasons.

BP agrees to plead guilty, pay more than $4 billion in penalties

The British oil company, BP, and the United States Department of Justice (DoJ) and Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC), have reached a settlement agreement for the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill that devastated much of the gulf coast.

Kevin Costner wins oil war with Stephen Baldwin

New Orleans - A jury has rejected actor Stephen Baldwin's claims that actor Kevin Costner duped him into prematurely selling shares of a company that received a $52 million contract after the 2010 BP oil spill, TMZ reports.

Gulf of Mexico coast closed to shrimping

Two years after the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, shrimp and fish are turning up deformed and with lesions. Shrimping has now been halted.

BP comes to settlement agreement with oil spill victims

BP released a statement to NewsCore that they have come to an agreement with those affected by the Gulf Oil Spill, which began with an explosion from the Deepwater Horizon nearly two years ago on April 20, 2010.

Op-Ed: The American GOP: Spoon-feeding the rich, bankrupting the nation

The GOP has executed the largest transfer of wealth in U.S. history. Due to unfair tax schemes and an obsession for selling out to corporations while hobbling the middle class, the U.S. has record numbers of billionaires and people living in poverty.

New report calls for end to all new offshore drilling

Tucson - BP's catastrophe last year in the Gulf of Mexico that spilled more than 205 million gallons of oil into the ocean's waters, the result of fundamental dangers not being addressed, has led to a new report calling for an end to all new offshore drilling.

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.

Documents reveal BP’s attempt to influence Gulf spill research

Washington - A series of emails obtained under the Freedom of Information Act reveal BP's attempts to influence work from a $500 million fund it pledged for independent scientific research into effects of last year' s Deepwater Horizon disaster in the Gulf of Mexico.

Florida, Louisiana residents’ perceptions differ on BP spill

Durham - One year after BP’s Deepwater Horizon disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, new data reveals Louisiana residents differ from Florida residents in their perceptions of current and long-term effects of the oil spill, despite nearly equal economic compensation.

BP's first annual meeting since Gulf oil spill sparks protests

London - BP are facing the wrath of several angry protesters at its first annual general meeting since the Deepwater Horizon oil spill disaster in the Gulf of Mexico almost a year ago.

Scientists confirm oil on dead dolphins came from BP oil spill

Biloxi - Scientists have confirmed the discovery of oil on dead dolphins that have been appearing along the US Gulf coast recently, with oil on some of the dead dolphins linked to the BP oil spill, according to a government agency.

Endangered sea turtles washing up on Gulf coast, left to rot

Gulfport - New reports emerging from the US Gulf coast show an unusually high number of endangered sea turtles stranded along Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama shorelines, with government officials lax in their responsibility of documenting and testing them.

‘Endangered species’ status sought for dwarf seahorse

New Orleans - The dwarf seahorse, a one-inch long seahorse facing increased pressures for survival due to last year’s BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, was petitioned for Endangered Species Act protection this week by a conservation group.

BP executives could face manslaughter charges

Washington - US prosecutors are assessing whether to pursue manslaughter charges against BP company managers over last year’s Gulf of Mexico fiasco that took the lives of 11 workers and created the largest environmental disaster in the country’s history.

Obama administration restricts findings on Gulf’s dead dolphins

Biloxi - The Obama administration has issued a gag order on data over the recent spike of dead dolphins, including many stillborn infants, washing up on Mississippi and Alabama shorelines, and scientists say the restriction undermines the scientific process.

BP blowout forensic exam ends, trapped pipe piece is culprit

New Orleans - A new report shows BP’s Gulf of Mexico disaster last year resulted from a trapped piece of drill pipe preventing the blowout preventer’s blind shear rams to close and seal the well properly, creating the greatest environmental disaster in US history.

Houston driller gets deepwater approval

Houston - As dead dolphins continue washing ashore in Alabama and Mississippi, a Houston-based driller won approval on Friday for resuming its deepwater drilling in the Gulf of Mexico and is “eager” to return to its operations there.

BP gets first dibs on drilling in Gulf of Mexico again

Washington - The US government’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) announced this week it issued a deepwater drilling permit to Noble Energy, a minor owner of a well that BP has a 46.5 percent stake in.

Gulf’s seabed organisms dead by oil ‘deposited on their heads’

Washington - A new report on last year’s BP oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, now called a hydrocarbon discharge by some leading scientists, reveals microbes consumed around 10 percent of the total discharge, discounting government statements to the contrary.

Stillborn and infant dolphin deaths escalate in Gulf of Mexico

Gulfport - The first birthing season for dolphins since BP’s disaster last year in the Gulf of Mexico is getting off on a tragic note, with at least 17 stillborn or infant dolphins discovered in the last two weeks along the Mississippi and Alabama coastlines.

Study: BP’s spill on human health effects being launched

Washington - A long-term study on human health effects related to last year’s BP oil spill is set to be launched and is considered groundbreaking, as there is “ surprisingly little information” available on those long-term effects after a spill.

US military to buy Gulf of Mexico seafood as testing continues

Washington - The US military will begin purchasing Gulf of Mexico seafood and offering it at 72 base commissaries along the East Coast, replacing previously imported seafood and giving a boost to the ailing seafood industry along the Gulf coast.
 

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Be advised I am a PAL Person  I pick-up litter when I go for my beach walks. This Is how I detected ...
Be advised I am a PAL Person, I pick-up litter when I go for my beach walks. This Is how I detected change in the litter
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BP Worker from Moss Point/Pascagoula at Long Beach Harbor  MS
BP Worker from Moss Point/Pascagoula at Long Beach Harbor, MS
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Oiled pelicans onshore on Grand Isle  La.
Oiled pelicans onshore on Grand Isle, La.
Courtesy Gov Jindal's office / lagohsep
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Photos from July 9  the first time I picked up litter and found it to be oil soaked.
Photos from July 9, the first time I picked up litter and found it to be oil soaked.
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BP Worker hauls off collections. Think of it as similar  the person who comes to empty the trash in ...
BP Worker hauls off collections. Think of it as similar the person who comes to empty the trash in a hospital room
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Folks regularly fished our jetties and piers. Some fished in order to add food to their table.
Folks regularly fished our jetties and piers. Some fished in order to add food to their table.
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Ring a bell?
Ring a bell?
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Edward Burtynsky s photo of the BP oil spill
Edward Burtynsky's photo of the BP oil spill
Edward Burtynsky
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Following photos depict our enjoyment of the beaches in Harrison County MS. These photos are Post Ka...
Following photos depict our enjoyment of the beaches in Harrison County MS. These photos are Post Katrina, and Pre BP Oil Spill.These were the good times, we look forward to return to normalcy. I hope with your viewing you will understand that we are not just experiencing monetary loss, but loss of lifestyle, many locals experience a soul deep hurt that cannot be fixed by BP payoff.
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Oil is seen on the water from the deck of the Joe Griffin at the site of the Deepwater Horizon oil s...
Oil is seen on the water from the deck of the Joe Griffin at the site of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill containment efforts.
cesarharada.com
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The loss is about lifestyle in addition to finaces.
The loss is about lifestyle in addition to finaces.
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An oiled pelican along the Gulf coast.
An oiled pelican along the Gulf coast.
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Another shot from Jim Simpson Pier facing Long Beach Harbor. Our culture has changed so drastically ...
Another shot from Jim Simpson Pier facing Long Beach Harbor. Our culture has changed so drastically, it feels like we are visitors to a new and foreign land.
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Our Ocean.
Our Ocean.
Nine Hanny
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Containers of the dispersant Corexit stand unguarded near the waters of the Gulf of Mexico.
Containers of the dispersant Corexit stand unguarded near the waters of the Gulf of Mexico.
Michelle Nix/Project Gulf Impact
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Staff Sergeant Berry at the beach with AreaRAE.
Staff Sergeant Berry at the beach with AreaRAE.
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Some of the new equipment being used to clean the beaches.
Some of the new equipment being used to clean the beaches.
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A photo by  Edward Burtynsky of the BP oil spill
A photo by Edward Burtynsky of the BP oil spill
Courtesy the office of Edward Burtynsky
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