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Fmr US attorney in BR heads Gulf oil spill audit panel – WBXH


Fmr US attorney in BR heads Gulf oil spill audit panel
WBXH
A former US 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. Raymond Lamonica, now a law professor at LSU, was appointed Wednesday …

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Posted on 17 April 2014 | 4:34 pm

SEC Accuses Former BP Employee Of Insider Trading During Deepwater … – Forbes


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SEC Accuses Former BP Employee Of Insider Trading During Deepwater
Forbes
The Securities and Exchange Commission charged a former 20-year veteran of BP BP plc with insider trading during the immediate aftermath of the Deepwater Horizon rig explosion and subsequent oil spill, alleging the employee avoided more than …
Ex-BP employee settles SEC insider-trading oil spill caseReuters
These are the Hidden Costs of Oil SpillsCare2.com
Four Years After the BP Oil Spill, Hope for a Full Recovery in the Gulf Huffington Post (blog)
Bradenton Herald
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Posted on 17 April 2014 | 4:13 pm

Nailah Jefferson Talks Directing Debut ‘Vanishing Pearls’ & 2010′s Oil Spill … – Indie Wire (blog)


Nailah Jefferson Talks Directing Debut 'Vanishing Pearls' & 2010's Oil Spill
Indie Wire (blog)
Vanishing Pearls, a passion project and Nailah Jefferson's feature directorial debut, documents the aftermath of the BP (British Petroleum) oil spill of 2010, specifically its effects on the oyster fishing industry in the Louisiana Gulf town of Pointe

Posted on 17 April 2014 | 11:27 am

BP ending ‘active’ cleanup of gulf oil spill – Columbus Dispatch


BP ending 'active' cleanup of gulf oil spill
Columbus Dispatch
Cleanup efforts on the Gulf Coast in response to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill have entered a new phase, with the oil company BP announcing that it has ended its “active” cleanup of Louisiana's coast almost four years after the disaster. In a

Posted on 17 April 2014 | 10:15 am

‘Active Cleanup’ of Oil Spill Is Ended on Louisiana Coast – New York Times


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'Active Cleanup' of Oil Spill Is Ended on Louisiana Coast
New York Times
The cleanup efforts on the Gulf Coast in response to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill have entered a new phase, with the oil company BP announcing that it is ending its “active cleanup” of Louisiana's coast almost four years after the disaster. In a
4 years after Gulf oil spill, wildlife still dyingMother Nature Network
BP oil spill cleanup will continue, Coast Guard tells state coastal authorityThe Times-Picayune
6 Horrible Oil Spills Since Deepwater Horizon That You Probably Didn't Hear TakePart
Reuters UK -Center for Research on Globalization -WLOX
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Posted on 17 April 2014 | 4:00 am

Four Years After the BP Oil Spill – WJHG-TV


Four Years After the BP Oil Spill
WJHG-TV
PANAMA CITY BEACH — Despite Sunday being the 4 year anniversary, individuals and businesses are still seeking damages against BP, saying they were hurt financially by the spill. BP has just announced that after surveying nearly 4 and a half thousand …

Posted on 17 April 2014 | 3:01 am

The Galveston Oil Spill, One Month On – Audubon Magazine


The Galveston Oil Spill, One Month On
Audubon Magazine
The damaged barge leaked 170,000 gallons of that fuel oil into Galveston Bay, just a few miles from bird sanctuaries such as North Deer Island and Houston Audubon's Bolivar Flats. The spill occurred at the height of the spring migration, when millions

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Posted on 16 April 2014 | 4:18 pm

Texas City dike, Galveston’s east beach reopen following oil spill – KPRC Houston


KPRC Houston

Texas City dike, Galveston's east beach reopen following oil spill
KPRC Houston
GALVESTON, Texas -. The Texas City dike and Galveston's east beach reopened Tuesday, three weeks after the Houston Ship Channel oil spill. Nearly 170,000 gallons of fuel oil spilled into Galveston Bay on March 22. A barge and cargo ship collided.
Ship owners petition to limit liability in oil spill casesDaily News – Galveston County
Judge Rules to Keep Oil Spill Case in GalvestonNews 92 FM

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Posted on 16 April 2014 | 12:23 am

Health concerns linger four years after BP oil spill – Tulsa World


Health concerns linger four years after BP oil spill
Tulsa World
When a BP well began gushing oil into the Gulf of Mexico four years ago, Barisich used his boat to help clean up the millions of gallons of crude that would become the worst offshore spill in U.S. history. Associated Press file. Buy this photo. Posted

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Posted on 15 April 2014 | 11:01 am

4 years after BP oil spill, long-term health questions linger – CBS News


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4 years after BP oil spill, long-term health questions linger
CBS News
CHALMETTE, La. — When a BP oil well began gushing crude into the Gulf of Mexico four years ago, fisherman George Barisich used his boat to help clean up the millions of gallons that spewed in what would become the worst offshore spill in U.S. history.
Gulf Oil Spill "Not Over": Dolphins, Turtles Dying in Record NumbersNational Geographic
Four Years Later, BP's Oil Spill Is Still Killing Gulf WildlifeThinkProgress
The Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill at a GlanceABC News
Huffington Post -al.com -Business Insider
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Posted on 11 April 2014 | 4:42 pm

Oil Spill – Yahoo Search Results

Ex-BP employee charged over BP stock sales after spill

A US Coast Guard image shows fire boat response crews as they battle the blazing remnants of the BP operated off shore oil rig, Deepwater Horizon, in the Gulf of Mexico on April 21, 2010

Posted on 17 April 2014 | 5:49 pm

Ex BP-employee settles US insider-trading charges

The government says a former BP employee who was a coordinator during the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has settled federal charges of using confidential information on the seriousness of the spill …

Posted on 17 April 2014 | 5:23 pm

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

By Sarah N. Lynch WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A former 20-year veteran of BP plc who oversaw the company's cleanup efforts from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill will pay more than $224,000 (133,349.21 pounds) to settle civil charges alleging he used non-public information about the disaster to commit insider-trading, U.S. regulators said on Thursday. The Securities and Exchange Commission said that …

Posted on 17 April 2014 | 5:20 pm

Is BP plc An Annuity Alternative?

BP plc (LON:BP) is a big beast of the income world — investors shouldn't be distracted by its US woes.

Posted on 17 April 2014 | 12:00 pm

BP says shore clean-up after Gulf of Mexico oil spill ends

(Reuters) – BP Plc said the U.S. Coast Guard on Tuesday ended patrols and operations on the final three shoreline miles in Louisiana, bringing to a close the four-year cleanup of the Gulf Coast following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

Posted on 17 April 2014 | 3:22 am

Netherlands-Germany crude oil pipeline shut down after spill

A 320,000 barrel-per-day crude oil pipeline between Rotterdam and the BP (LSE: BP.L – news) and Shell (LSE: RDSB.L – news) refineries in the Ruhr area in Germany was shut down on Wednesday after a minor spill, its operator said. The spill on the Rotterdam-Rijn Pijpleiding (RRP) pipeline occurred during work on a section near Venlo on the border between the Netherlands and Germany. The pipeline …

Posted on 16 April 2014 | 1:42 pm

Puerto Rico probes oil spill in popular lagoon

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Authorities in Puerto Rico are investigating who caused a diesel spill they say has contaminated a popular lagoon in the U.S. territory's capital.

Posted on 16 April 2014 | 1:37 pm

4 years after spill, questions on long-term health

CHALMETTE, La. (AP) — When a BP oil well began gushing crude into the Gulf of Mexico four years ago, fisherman George Barisich used his boat to help clean up the millions of gallons that spewed in what would become the worst offshore spill in U.S. history.

Posted on 11 April 2014 | 9:11 pm

Wildlife still suffers four years after BP oil spill

Birds, fish, dolphins and turtles are still struggling in the Gulf of Mexico, four years after the worst oil spill in US history, a leading wildlife group said Tuesday.

Posted on 8 April 2014 | 6:25 pm

Chevron Brazil faces criminal oil-spill charges, reinstated on appeal

By Jeb Blount

Posted on 4 April 2014 | 4:36 am