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2 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer
The lawyer for a BP engineer found guilty of obstructing an investigation into the 2010 Gulf oil spill urged a judge to throw out the conviction Thursday, arguing the evidence was insufficient and the jury forewoman heard statements outside of the trial that influenced the panel's decision.
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6 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald
A team of researchers from the University of Georgia and other institutions will return to the Gulf of Mexico to assess the environmental impacts of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon blowout that discharged roughly 5 million gallons of oil into the ocean over a period of 84 days.
8 hrs ago | Korea Herald
Black Horizon By James Grippando Through his 21 novels, James Grippando has found new ways of telling stories about the intricacies of Florida, drawing inspiration from real events.
13 hrs ago | The Huffington Post
A former BP engineer is returning to federal court as he seeks to undo his obstruction of justice conviction in the government's investigation of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill disaster.
Early Saturday morning, Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 vanished from radar screens and lost contact with air traffic control.
In January 2014, the Federal Reserve issued an advance notice of proposed rulemaking in which it raised questions regarding increased limits and restrictions on the physical commodities activities of financial holding companies under the Bank Holding Company Act of 1956 .1 The Federal Reserve cites recent environmental events as a reason for its ... (more)
Here are our quick look at the top 5 things to do in Baton Rouge this weekend, as picked by NOLA.com We've culled the family-friendly, date-appropriate and adults-only music, performances and festival events around Baton Rouge for this weekend's best choices.
Tuesday was a transition day at South by Southwest, which means the film festival is coming to an end, and the music venues are tuning up.
Fishermen affected by the oil spills in the Gulf of Paria are being paid a daily rate of $1,200, while they wait for the green light to resume fishing.
BP Plc's bid to temporarily halt payments under its $9.2 billion oil-spill settlement so that heightened accounting and fraud safeguards can be established was rejected by a federal judge in New Orleans.
Swine Palace will produce the world premiere of Leigh Fondakowski 's SPILL, which will play today, March 12-30, 2014.
Swine Palace presents the world premiere of Spill , a multimedia play inspired by the 2010 British Petroleum oil spill that is written and directed by Leigh Fondakowski in collaboration with Reeva Wortel, beginning March 12.
Two very large checks bearing the autographs of British Petroleum financial officers have found their way into Walton County coffers.
The disappearance this past weekend of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, carrying 239 people, remains a mystery for now.
Malaysia's military believes a jetliner missing for almost four days turned and flew hundreds of kilometers to the west after it last made contact with civilian air traffic control off the country's east coast, a senior officer told Reuters on Tuesday.
In a review last year, federal auditors could only confirm that the agency had implemented less than 10 percent of the 549 proposals that came in response to the Gulf Coast disaster, which was the largest oil spill in U.S. history.
A confluence of developments over the past week show once again that Florida remains in the grip of the massive 2010 oil spill in the Gulf after the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig.