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  1. MSRC Ceo to Retire in April 2017Read the original story

    Monday Aug 22 | Marine News

    The Marine Spill Response Corporation , the nation's leading oil spill response organization, has announced that Steven T. Benz, the company's President and CEO, will be retiring on April 30, 2017. Tim Plummer, Chair of the MSRC Board of Directors, said "We are thankful to Steve for his many years of strong leadership.

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  2. Louisiana's sinking coast a $100 billion nightmare for Big OilRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | Chicago Tribune

    ... the same? The Transocean Development Driller II platform, left, drills a relief well at the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill site as the Discoverer Enterprise, right, burns off gas carried up with oil from the leaking well in the Gulf of Mexico on ...

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  3. Oil And Gas Companies Could Pay $100 Billion In Infrastructure As Louisiana Coast ErodesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 19 | Manufacturing.net

    ... to $100 billion, which will also far exceed what the state will receive from BP for after the disastrous 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Although a handful of companies are participating in restoration projects, a growing number of public ...

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  4. American Fisheries Society recognizes Bill Hogarth with top conservation awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 21 | EurekAlert!

    ... advocating for environmental protections and leading Florida's scientific response to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. The award recognizes a wide span of achievements in Hogarth's 51-year-career in marine science, beginning with his research into ...

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  5. Michelle Malkin: Sleazeball Ken Salazar Resurfaces as Hillary Clinton's HeadhunterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 21 | Noozhawk

    ... and doctored scientific conclusions in the name of environmental protection. Have you forgotten? After the BP oil spill in 2010, the Obama White House imposed a radical six-month moratorium on America's entire deepwater drilling industry. The ...

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  6. 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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  7. Nigeria oil rebels announce ceasefireRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 21 | The Peninsula

    An oil slick clots the bottom of mangroves in Bodo creek in Ogoniland, near Nigeria's oil hub city of Port Harcourt December 4, 2012. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye/File Photo Warri, Nigeria: A Nigerian militant group has announced a ceasefire and pledged to support talks with the government, after months of attacks on the country's oil and gas infrastructure that have crippled the economy.

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  8. Anger in the Delta keeps oil majors quiet - and Nigeria's crude offlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 21 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Oil companies and even Nigerian officials are losing faith in a deal anytime soon with militants who have slashed the nation's oil output, casting doubt on a production recovery in what is typically Africa's largest oil exporter. An oil slick clots the bottom of mangroves in Bodo creek in Ogoniland, near Nigeria's oil hub city of Port Harcourt December 4, 2012.

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  9. .com | Several penguins treated after PE oilspillRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 20 | News24

    The ANC has a trump card that neither the DA nor EFF have: their next leader could be a woman, writes Lina Mpolase . Cape Town - Several oil-covered African penguins were rescued on St Croix and Bird Island in Algoa Bay after an oil spill caused a slick of about 5km.

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  10. Mikal Watts acquitted in Gulf spill claims fraud caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 20 | Overlawyered

    "San Antonio plaintiffs' attorney Mikal Watts was acquitted Thursday by a Mississippi federal jury of multiple fraud counts after federal prosecutors charged that he submitted the names of phony clients seeking to recover from the 2010 BP Gulf of Mexico oil spill." Two others associated with Watts' firm were also cleared of charges.

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  11. Mikal Watts Found Not Guilty of Fraud Over Oil Spill ClaimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | Law.com

    San Antonio plaintiffs' lawyer Mikal Watts was acquitted by a federal jury Thursday in Mississippi on charges he submitted the names of phony clients seeking recoevery from the 2010 BP Gulf of Mexico oil spill. So thankful Mikal was able to get justice and clear his name.

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  12. Oil prices drag BP to worst annual lossRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2016 | Reuters

    BP slumps to its worst annual loss in 2015, the British oil and gas company announces, and says it will cut thousands more jobs in the face of a deep rout in oil prices. Hayley Platt reports It's been working hard to rebuild its business since the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

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  13. Next Article:Mikal Watts Found Not Guilty of Fraud Over Oil Spill ClaimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | Law.com

    San Antonio plaintiffs' lawyer Mikal Watts was acquitted by a federal jury Thursday in Mississippi on charges he submitted the names of phony clients seeking recoevery from the 2010 BP Gulf of Mexico oil spill. So thankful Mikal was able to get justice and clear his name.

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  14. Attorney General supports bills increasing penalties for crimes against police officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 19 | Alabama Live

    Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange speaks about a state settlement with BP for the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, Thursday, July 2, 2015, at the Capitol building in Montgomery, Ala. BP and five Gulf states announced an $18.7 billion settlement Thursday that resolves years of legal fighting over the environmental and economic damage done by the energy giantOs oil spill in 2010.

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  15. Texas Lawyer Accused of Fraud in BP Oil Spill Case Acquitted in MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 19 | Insurance Journal West

    A prominent Texas lawyer was acquitted on Thursday of charges he made up thousands of fake clients to sue BP Plc for damages that the oil company caused in the 2010 Gulf of Mexico spill, court records show. Mikal Watts was among five defendants found not guilty by a Mississippi federal jury of charges related to an alleged scheme to defraud a program set up by BP to compensate people who suffered economic losses from the spill.

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  16. Shrimp industry director steamedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 12 | The Brownsville Herald

    The executive director of the Texas Shrimp Association said that of the billions of dollars in RESTORE Act money - fines related to the Deepwater Horizon oil disaster in 2010 - that have been distributed to various groups in Gulf states, her industry received nothing for marketing and promotion, even though Texas shrimpers were significantly affected by the worst oil spill in U.S. history. It may all come down to the fact that, historically, the state's industry has never had much of a voice, thus few people outside the industry understand it.

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  17. The real star of 'Deepwater Horizon'? Its insane oil rig set.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 19 | NOLA.com

    Dylan O'Brien, left, and Mark Wahlberg star in director Peter Berg's disaster drama 'Deepwater Horizon,' based on the events leading up to the BP oil spill in 2010. It's not like Chris Seagers hadn't seen his share of Louisiana oddities before.

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  18. 'Deepwater Horizon' filmmakers aim to honor, not exploit, victims of disasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 19 | NOLA.com

    Perched some 50 feet in the muggy Louisiana night air, at the edge of a nearly full-size replica of the massive Deepwater Horizon oil rig, Mark Wahlberg and Kurt Russell are watching their step. Teetering on the edge of a platform as cameras roll, the actors are struggling to launch a life raft as part of a fiery scene in which their characters A A A' based on real-life men aboard the rig when it exploded in 2010, killing 11 and triggering the BP oil spill A A A' prepare to plunge into the Gulf.

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  19. BP to avoid repeat CEO pay policy rowRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 19 | Live Charts

    ... American BP managers who had not seen any or very little return from previous pay schemes since the Gulf of Mexico oil spill in 2010. The oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico resulted from an explosion in Transocean's Deepwater Horizon drilling rig. It ...

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  20. Authorities warn large Darwin Harbour oil spill will be difficult to containRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | ABC News

    Authorities are investigating an oil spill across a large area of Darwin Harbour that they say will be difficult to contain. Northern Territory Environment Protection Authority chair Dr Bill Freeland said the oil was believed to be a "heavy, dark fuel oil".

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