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3 hrs ago | Boston.com
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution scientist Chris Reddy rammed a plastic cylinder into the sticky mud of the Wild Harbor salt marsh and extracted 6 inches of muck.
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Should religious groups be tax exempt?
5 hrs ago | Insurance Journal West
BP Plc's U.S. investors can't pursue as a group claims that the company inflated its shares with misleading statements before and after the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, a judge ruled, citing a recent Supreme Court decision.
10 hrs ago | Environmental Leader
Toxic chemicals associated with the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill may be linked to continued problems growing oysters in Louisiana waters as well as the deaths of hundreds of bottlenosed dolphins and thousands of sea turtles and migratory waterfowl, according to an environmental assessment released Friday.
That was more than three years ago, yet BP's share price still remains marred. Is this deserved, or is BP undervalued? Huge cost So far BP has spent $42.5 billion cleaning up the mess, which is a big reason why its stock hasn't moved over the past few years.
BP was given another boost at the weekend in its fightback against crippling claims against the multinational in the US courts over the Gulf of Mexico oil spill in 2010, when a federal judge refused to allow a class action by investors alleging fraud by the UK oil company.
An audit of the Walton County Tourist Development Council found that -like its neighbor Okaloosa County neighbor - it failed to keep a sharp eye on a gift card program established with BP money to lure tourists following the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
Deepwater drilling is back, and in a big way. The industry was shrouded in controversy after the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, which resulted from an explosion on a rig owned by Transocean .
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 spill.
Dr. Holly Groh , a New Orleans eye surgeon and mother, said she has reason to believe that some Carnival beads and other throws exceed the lead levels deemed safe for children's toys.
The British government took the unusual step of filing a brief in a Texas federal court in support of BP in its quest to get the EPA to lift a ban on the British oil giant's ability to bid for federal contracts, including leases on offshore drilling prospects in the Gulf of Mexico.
A U.S. federal judge has refused to allow investors to proceed as a group in a lawsuit accusing BP Plc of fraud by misleading them - before and after the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill - about the company's ability to respond to an accident.
BP presently trades at $46.80 and its 52-week High at $48.03 is clearly in reach.
Destin finally has the money it needs to fix historically troublesome Norriego Point for good, and it has BP to thank.
After suffering the effects of the BP oil spill in 2010, the Panhandle is now reaping the benefits of the disaster.
The extensive damage caused by the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill and the ensuing cleanup efforts to natural resources along the shoreline and in deepwater habitats of the Gulf of Mexico were outlined for the first time Friday in a comprehensive environmental assessment.
Frances Beinecke is the president of NRDC - an environmental advocacy organization with 1.4 million supporters nationwide - served on the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling, and holds a leadership role in several environmental organizations.