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2 hrs ago | Sunherald.com

'An ongoing disaster:' South Mississippi still suffers 4 years after BP spill

Sunday will mark the four-year anniversary of the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill, and people in South Mississippi are still feeling the effects of what's been called the largest man-made disaster in United States history.

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6 hrs ago | The Advocate

Letter: Rebound is encouraging in aftermath of Gulf of Mexico oil spill

Four years after the Deepwater Horizon accident, memories of that day, the tragic loss of 11 lives and the difficult time that followed remain vivid.

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10 hrs ago | KEPR CBS 19

Oil slick in search area not from missing plane

Investigators were analyzing data collected by a robotic submarine that completed its first successful scan of the seabed Thursday in the hunt for the missing Malaysian plane, but say tests have ruled out that a nearby oil slick came from the aircraft.

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11 hrs ago | GPB.org

BP Exec Who Led Cleanup Settles On Charges Of Insider Trading

BP Mobile Incident Commander Keith Seilhan talks with oil cleanup workers in Gulf Shores, Ala., in July 2010.

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13 hrs ago | Salon

Coast Guard slams BP for suggesting oil spill cleanup is complete

Just days before the four-year anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, BP announced that it's ending the "active cleanup" of the Louisiana shoreline.

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14 hrs ago | Prince George Citizen

Ex BP-employee settles US insider-trading charges related to 2010 Gulf oil spill

The government says a former BP employee who was a co-ordinator during the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has settled federal charges of using confidential information on the seriousness of the spill to profit illegally from trading in BP stock.

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14 hrs ago | KCRA-TV Sacramento

Ex-BP manager settles Gulf spill insider trading case

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14 hrs ago | Reuters

Ex-BP employee settles SEC insider-trading oil spill case

A former 20-year veteran of BP plc will pay a civil penalty to settle civil charges alleging he used non-public information during the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill to commit insider-trading, U.S. regulators said on Thursday.

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15 hrs ago | CBS 3 Springfield

BP points to 'significant progress' since the oil spill

BP says the Gulf of Mexico is undergoing a "robust recovery"in the four years since the oil spill.

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17 hrs ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Search setback: Oil slick not linked to Flight 370

The quest to solve the mystery of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 took a step backward Thursday when Australian authorities determined that a small oil slick discovered Sunday in the prime search area was not from the missing Boeing 777.

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21 hrs ago | MySanAntonio.com

Samples collected from oil slick not from plane

A Royal Malaysian Air Force C-130H Hercules aircraft takes off from Pearce Airbase, north of Perth, Australia to help in the search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, Thursday, April 17, 2014.

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Yesterday | KCBD-TV Lubbock

Ex-US Attorney heads Gulf spill claims audit panel

A former U.S. attorney in Baton Rouge heads up a new three-member audit panel appointed to review the settlement program arising from the 2010 BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Search For MH370: Oil Slick Sample Brought To Perth For Analysis

From Nik Nurfaqih Nik Wil PERTH, April 17 -- The sample of an oil slick detected on Sunday by the Australian defence vessel Ocean Shield in the southern Indian Ocean, where a search is going on for a missing Malaysian airliner, has been brought here for analysis.

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WJHG-TV Panama City

Four Years after the BP Oil Spill

Despite Sunday being the 4 year anniversary, individuals and businesses are still seeking damages against BP, saying they were hurt financially by the spill.

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NOLA.com

Oil and gas activity in full rebound 4 years after Macondo well blowout

Oil had been gushing from BP's ill-fated Macondo well for only a few days in late April 2010 when managers at Covington-based LLOG Exploration faced some of the toughest and most expensive decisions in the company's 30-year history.

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The Phoenix

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Sometimes I think you can understand everything about our society today by considering it through two themes - the perfection of technology versus the messily human handmade.

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The Village Voice

A Must-See Documentary, Vanishing Pearls Explores the Costs of the BP Oil Spill

"No class of people should have to sacrifice their lives and their heritage for somebody else to get rich," says one of the men interviewed in Nailah Jefferson 's wrenching Vanishing Pearls , a must-see documentary.

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The Advocate

Final stretch of Gulf coast removed from active cleanup status

The active search for Deepwater Horizon oil along the Gulf coast ended Tuesday, when the final three miles of shoreline in Louisiana were removed from the active cleanup status, according to the U.S. Coast Guard .

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

OpEdNews

On the Beach

In July, crosses representing what was lost to the Gulf oil spill are planted in a front yard in Grand Isle.

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Related Topix: Apalachicola, FL, Boat Disaster, US News, Liberal Political News

The Miami Herald

BP: Shore clean-up after Gulf oil spill ends in La

Just days before the fourth anniversary of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster and oil spill, BP has ended its "active" cleanup of Louisiana's coast.

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