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BP oil spill: Louis Freeh seeks end to lawsuit in claims case – NOLA.com


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BP oil spill: Louis Freeh seeks end to lawsuit in claims case
NOLA.com
Sutton was among lawyers barred from handling claims from the 2010 oil spill after a judge found that they had acted unethically in connection with the claims process. The same judge, however, cleared Reitano in the matter. She sued Freeh in February.
Louis Freeh Seeks End to Lawsuit in Oil Spill Claims CaseNBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

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Posted on 18 April 2015 | 3:01 pm

BP Oil Spill: Louisiana Wetland Loss Is Speeding Up Due To Crude From … – International Business Times


International Business Times

BP Oil Spill: Louisiana Wetland Loss Is Speeding Up Due To Crude From
International Business Times
The BP oil spill, which began pouring hundreds of millions of gallons of crude oil into the Gulf of Mexico April 20, 2010, has accelerated land loss along the Louisiana coast. Even before the deadly explosion of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig

Posted on 18 April 2015 | 1:31 pm

BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill five years on – in pictures – The Guardian


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BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill five years on – in pictures
The Guardian
Three Alabama oystermen work on a boat owned by Mitch and Frank Jurisich in Barataria Bay off the gulf coast of Louisiana. The crew on these smaller boats catch the oysters manually as opposed to large boats that drag baskets with mechanical pulleys.

Posted on 18 April 2015 | 11:00 am

Louisiana five years after BP oil spill: ‘It’s not going back to normal no … – The Guardian


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Louisiana five years after BP oil spill: 'It's not going back to normal no
The Guardian
It's been nearly five years since BP's Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded off the coast of Louisiana, killing 11 workers and spilling nearly 5 million barrels of oil into the Gulf of Mexico, and residents, fisherman, activists and scientists say the

Posted on 18 April 2015 | 11:00 am

BP oil spill’s ‘marine blizzard’ coats Gulf floor area 7 times size of New … – NOLA.com


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BP oil spill's 'marine blizzard' coats Gulf floor area 7 times size of New
NOLA.com
The BP oil spill, which began five years ago Monday (April 20), unleashed a feeding frenzy for deepwater bacteria that gobbled up a portion of the 3.1 million gallons of crude that flowed — a welcome natural process that limited the disaster's effects

Posted on 18 April 2015 | 3:02 am

BP oil spill: Criminal cases largely unresolved 5 years after Deepwater … – NOLA.com


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BP oil spill: Criminal cases largely unresolved 5 years after Deepwater
NOLA.com
Robert Kaluza, second from right, a BP well site leader from the Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion, arrives with his legal team at Federal Court to be arraigned on manslaughter charges in New Orleans, Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert).

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Posted on 18 April 2015 | 2:10 am

Gulf oil spill put newly-incorporated Perdido Beach to the test in 2010 – AL.com


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Gulf oil spill put newly-incorporated Perdido Beach to the test in 2010
AL.com
We just didn't know where that slick was going to wind up." Fortunately the town was able to secure a grant from BP, through the state of Alabama, to prepare for the oil, which eventually made its way onto the shores of Perdido Beach that summer. They

Posted on 18 April 2015 | 1:01 am

BP’s oil spill payments: Are they enough? – WWL


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BP's oil spill payments: Are they enough?
WWL
NEW ORLEANS – Five years after the BP oil spill, the oil giant and its allies have a message for the Gulf Coast: Enough is enough. A full-page ad in the April 8 Advocate newspaper captured the mood, from the chief executives of two major oil field
5 facts about the BP oil spillPew Research Center
BP oil spill claim payouts top $5 billion: 5 numbers to knowNOLA.com
An Oil Spill Near Louisiana Has Been Quietly Leaking for 10 YearsGizmodo
AL.com -ABC News
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Posted on 18 April 2015 | 12:05 am

Vancouver oil spill prompts warning to stay away from beaches – CBC.ca


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Vancouver oil spill prompts warning to stay away from beaches
CBC.ca
Earlier this week, Fisheries and Oceans Canada closed Burrard Inlet to all recreational fishing for shellfish and groundfish due to the oil spill. The closure covers the water between Point Grey in Vancouver and Point Atkinson in West Vancouver, and
Vancouver Oil Spill Shows We've Got Lots To LearnHuffington Post Canada
Canada failing to learn from 'world class' oil-spill cleanupsThe Globe and Mail
Vancouver oil spill: Aquarium scientists testing water, sediment samplesCTV News
The Province -Straight.com -Ship & Bunker
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Posted on 17 April 2015 | 7:21 pm

BP Oil Spill Has Lasting Economic Toll Five Years After Deepwater Horizon … – International Business Times


International Business Times

BP Oil Spill Has Lasting Economic Toll Five Years After Deepwater Horizon
International Business Times
Louis Blum Jr., the company's third-generation owner, was forced to lay off seven workers in 2010 after the oil spill nearly shut down his company. Since then, Blum has rehired his staff, but he says business "will never be back" to where it was before
Join a discussion about the BP oil spillPensacola News Journal

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Posted on 17 April 2015 | 5:22 am

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Mexico spill cuts water to 200,000

More than 200,000 people in south-east Mexico are without water, after an oil spill caused by thieves puncturing a pipeline polluted two rivers.

Posted on 15 April 2015 | 1:00 am

Mexico oil spill affects drinking water for Tabasco city

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's Gulf coast state of Tabasco has set up an emergency plan to supply drinking water to the capital of Villahermosa after oil thieves punctured a pipeline, contaminating rivers that normally supply the city.

Posted on 14 April 2015 | 11:13 pm

Gulf of Mexico Alliance Announces Release of Deepwater Horizon Project Tracker

A new website allows visitors to see where Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill restoration projects are taking place. The largest environmental disaster in the Gulf of Mexico began April 20, 2010, taking 11 lives when it occurred.

Posted on 14 April 2015 | 10:46 pm

House OKs bill to increase tax on oil shipped through state

The state House on Tuesday passed its version of a bill to impose new safety regulations on the increasing amount of oil that is shipped through Washington by rail, boat and pipeline. A modified version …

Posted on 14 April 2015 | 10:07 pm

Global Oil Spill Management Market to Be Driven by High Energy Demand: Transparency Market Research

Transparency Market Research announced a report titled “Oil Spill Management Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2014 – 2020”. According to

Posted on 14 April 2015 | 8:17 am

New rules proposed as 5-year anniversary of oil spill nears

A week shy of the fifth anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the Obama administration proposed new regulations Monday aimed at strengthening oversight of offshore oil drilling equipment and …

Posted on 13 April 2015 | 9:08 pm

Oil spill closes M20 slip road at junction 7 for Detling

A motorway slip road is closed because of an oil spill caused by a lorry shedding its load.

Posted on 13 April 2015 | 11:30 am

Offshore oil drilling faces tougher rules from Washington – report

Obama administration said to be preparing announcement about blowout preventers – the type of device that failed in Deepwater Horizon disaster The US is planning to impose a major new regulation on offshore oil and gas drilling to try to prevent the kind of explosions that caused the catastrophic Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, the New York Times reported on Friday, citing …

Posted on 11 April 2015 | 5:47 am

5 years after BP spill, industry touts ability to respond

An oil consortium says an oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico today can be cleaned up far faster than five years ago when BP's Macondo well blew out 45 miles off the coast of Louisiana, spawning the nation's …

Posted on 7 April 2015 | 10:14 pm

Mexico says oil spill avoided after deadly offshore blaze

A huge blaze twisted and blackened an oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico, but the state-run Pemex oil company said it managed to avert any significant oil spill. At least four workers died and two suffered …

Posted on 2 April 2015 | 4:26 am