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  1. Environmental Justice Leaders to Hold Tribunal at Selma 50th Anniversary CommemorationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | OpEdNews

    ... especially vulnerable to natural and human-made disasters. Hurricane Katrina , Rita, the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill disaster and other catastrophes took lives, destroyed livelihoods, damaged health, and eroded cultures in coastal communities ...

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  2. Supporting Citizen Science in the Gulf of MexicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | Newswise

    ... "But if the data aren't widely available, they can't help when the unexpected happens. For instance, after an oil spill, resource managers must restore habitats that were damaged. But without good baseline information about what a particular habitat ...

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  3. Taranaki spill continues to be monitoredRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2015 | Scoop

    Horizons Regional Council has increased its monitoring along the Region's western coastline following an oil spill off the Taranaki coast on Friday 20 February. The monitoring is in response to modeling of the spill's trajectory which shows the spill has moved in a southerly direction and is currently heading towards Himatangi and Foxton beach areas.

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  4. U.S. to decide soon on Shell request for extra time on Arctic leasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... operation, including the grounding of its Kulluk drilling rig and the company's difficulty readying an emergency oil spill containment system to safeguard drilling. Shell halted its planned 2013 drilling in response, as it repaired one rig and ...

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  5. Preventing disaster when oil spills occurRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | Dalhousie News

    ... in Newfoundland. It was his research that led him to Dalhousie in 2012. Now, Dr. Niu is looking at ways to improve oil spill models that are used for predicting the spread of oil in the ocean after a deep-water oil spill. "Oil is a big industry in ...

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  6. USM gets approval to buy new research vesselRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | Mississippi Business Journal

    ... by the university and other interested parties to explore the Gulf of Mexico, including further research on the BP oil spill of 2010. "Currently, there is no other oceanographic class research vessel home-ported in the northern Gulf of Mexico east ...

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  7. Tough Love: On Mac McClelland's 'Irritable Hearts: a PTSD Love Story'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | The Millions (A Blog about Books)

    McClelland arrived in Haiti after spending four months in New Orleans covering the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. So she was no stranger to disaster scenes.

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  8. County's RESTORE payout could top $40 millionRead the original story

    Feb 26, 2015 | The Star

    Among the many pools of money examined as a possible funding source for beach nourishment, the RESTORE funds coming to the county represent by far the deepest. County Commissioner Warren Yeager discussed where the Board of County Commissioners stood as fine monies stemming from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill begin to trickle down after years of rule-making and court trials.

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  9. Environmental issues at the heart of Hermosa Beach's Measure O debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | Easy Reader News

    ... to a set of images. One shows a perfect blue wave. Another shows a dirty brown wave, presumably made so by an oil spill. The environmental sins of the oil industry are well documented, from the Exxon Valdez oil spill in Alaska to the massive damage ...

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  10. Ultra Petroleum: A Classic High-Upside Investment With Reasonable RiskRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | Seeking Alpha

    ... different companies. A great example of this phenomenon was the oil sector after the 2010 Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill . All oil stocks were getting punished, even when it made little sense. Many investors might have seen the BP oil spill as a chance ...

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  11. An Overview of 2010Read the original story

    Jan 5, 2011 | Free WebSite Content

    The year of 2010 was considered a rough year for the United States. There was a variety of economic issues, a tragic oil spill, and two tumultuous wars.

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  12. Transocean posts loss on impairment chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | MarketWatch

    ... before Transocean's Deepwater Horizon rig blew out in 2010, killing 11 workers and spewing the largest offshore oil spill in U.S. history. The company also said last week it would ask shareholders to approve an 80% cut in its quarterly dividend to ...

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  13. Special conservation zone could help move projects forward off Hernando coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... of that work is on the list of projects to be partially funded by settlement money from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Funding for the shallow-water projects includes $94,500 from Restore Act money and another $10,500 from county boating ...

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  14. Only on 3: Fraud suspect accused of more scamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    A man accused of taking millions of dollars in relief funds after the gulf oil spill is also accused of pretending to be a certified public accountant in Wilmington. Michael Rosella is facing up to 90 years in prison for allegedly defrauding the BP oil spill relief fund of more than $2-million.

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  15. Generation Jobless: Americans under 30 and the Great RecessionRead the original story

    Jun 18, 2010 | American Reporter

    The other evening in Bellows Falls, Vt., Beausoleil sang "The Problem," a song JJ Cale wrote and recorded in 2004, long before the BP oil spill: Have you heard the news that's going 'round here/The man in charge has got to go/Cause he dances 'round the problem, boy/And the problem is the man in charge, you know... . But James Surowiecki summed it up pretty well in the last issue of The New Yorker: "It's hard to think of a recent disaster in the business world that wasn't abetted by inept regulation.

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  16. MomentumSEX and the SickieRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2010 | American Reporter

    Gov. Bobby Jindal had a good idea to slow or stop the Gulf Coast oil spill from reaching shore. Build artificial barrier islands, he told the federal government.

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  17. On Native GroundELENA Kagan: a Good, but not Great, Pick for the Supreme CourtRead the original story

    May 13, 2010 | American Reporter

    ... of Mexico. AR Photo: Joe Shea Crist had said earlier he wanted to call the session in response to the devastating oil spill that began April 20 in the Gulf of Mexico. "He's getting cold feet," Fitzgerald said after talking with Crist at a ...

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  18. Make My DayBAN Aluminum Bats from Youth BaseballRead the original story

    May 10, 2010 | American Reporter

    British Petroleum says the Gulf of Mexico oil spill may ultimately cost them $16 billion. Where does that kind of money come from? Say that BP has a computer genius who is commissioned to hack the stock markets.

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  19. The Supreme Court of Texas Marries Contractual Limitations to Insurance PoliciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | JD Supra

    ... under the terms of this contract." Following a catastrophic well blow-out resulting in a three-month-long oil spill into the Gulf of Mexico, BP sought coverage from Transocean's insurers for BP's liability for below-surface pollution. In response, ...

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  20. The Dirtier Consequences Of Rejecting Keystone XLRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Forbes.com

    Although initially eager to build the Keystone XL pipeline and take advantage of the economic growth that the project would create, President Barack Obama has since decided to suspend construction after facing political pressure from the environmental lobby over the impact of a potential oil spill. Despite recent developments in favor of construction, such as Nebraska ruling to permit the path of the pipeline passing through the state, President Obama has continued to demure, and is now threatening to force the new Republican-controlled Congress to approve the project over his veto.

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