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30 min ago | KEPR CBS 19
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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1 hr ago | GPB.org
BP Mobile Incident Commander Keith Seilhan talks with oil cleanup workers in Gulf Shores, Ala., in July 2010.
3 hrs ago | Salon
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.
4 hrs ago | Prince George Citizen
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.
4 hrs ago | KCRA-TV Sacramento
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4 hrs ago | Reuters
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.
5 hrs ago | CBS 3 Springfield
BP says the Gulf of Mexico is undergoing a "robust recovery"in the four years since the oil spill.
7 hrs ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg
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.
10 hrs ago | MySanAntonio.com
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.
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.
Despite Sunday being the 4 year anniversary, individuals and businesses are still seeking damages against BP, saying they were hurt financially by the spill.
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.
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.
"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.
In July, crosses representing what was lost to the Gulf oil spill are planted in a front yard in Grand Isle.
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.
Updates on the effects of the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill on Louisiana's environment and its economy as the accident's fourth anniversary approaches will be a key focus of the monthly meeting of the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority on Wednesday .