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1 hr ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Florida man examines oil spill dolphin deaths

Randall S. Wells is helping federal researchers asses the health of dolphins in the northern Gulf of Mexico off the Louisiana coast.

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Related Topix: Bradenton, FL, Sarasota, FL

4 hrs ago | Grist Magazine

Wanna know what's happened to the Gulf Coast since the BP spill? Read this blog, now

On the fourth anniversary of the BP Deepwater Horizon disaster, the big question is whether the oil spill recovery is finally over.

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Related Topix: Activism, Environmental Law, Law

8 hrs ago | Northwest Florida Daily News

They said they were going to make it right'

Four years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, she's still fighting BP for payment of business and personal claims.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Front www.keysnet.com

Four years ago Sunday, the BP oil spill shocked a nation and frightened the Keys

Sunday marks the fourth anniversary of the explosion on the BP-operated drilling rig Deepwater Horizon, which killed 11 workers about 50 miles off the Louisiana coast in the Gulf of Mexico and set off the nation's worst offshore oil disaster.

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Related Topix: Explosion, Key West, FL

Northwest Florida Daily News

A settlement unsettled four years after oil spill

A Niceville property manager had to give up the extras in her life the year "the whole summer got canceled."

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Related Topix: Niceville, FL, Port Charlotte, FL, Fort Walton Beach, FL

Examiner.com

BP oil spill four years later: How the NIH is assessing its Gulf data

Brad Scott of Houma, La. surf fished at Grand Isle this morning, just days after BP announced it has ended active cleanup in the area Brad Scott of Houma, La.

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Related Topix: Houma, LA, Grand Isle, LA

Common Dreams

BP Gets an Anniversary Gift From the Obama Administration

This Sunday April 20th is the fourth anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon explosion, which killed 11 workers and dumped over 4.9 million barrels of oil into the Gulf of Mexico over a three month period in 2010.

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Prison, Offshore Drilling, US News, Liberal Political News

Broward-Palm Beach

Environmental Groups Call on EPA to Extend BP's Suspension From Government Contracts

It's been four years since the BP Deep Water Horizon disaster where an oil rig explosion in the Gulf killed 11 workers and triggered the biggest oil spill in U.S. history.

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environment, Science

The Huffington Post

A Way of Life at Risk on the Anniversary of the BP Oil Spill

On April 20, 2010, an explosion on BP's Deepwater Horizon oil rig kicked off the largest offshore oil spill in U.S. history, as nearly five million barrels of oil spewed into the Gulf Coast over the next several months.

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Related Topix: Dulac, LA, Boat Disaster, Life, Food, Seafood

Fri Apr 18, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Gulf oil spill restoration projects include hotel, ferries, boat docks

BP has paid $1 billion to help restore areas damaged by the 2010 gulf oil spill.

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Related Topix: Boat Disaster, Pensacola, FL, US National Parks, Gulf Islands National Seashore

NOLA.com

The 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill still haunts the New Orleans seafood industry

Earlier this week BP officials announced they were moving into the 'Middle Phase' of their Gulf Oil Spill cleanup efforts along the Louisiana coastline.

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Related Topix: us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, New Orleans Travel, New Orleans, LA, Restaurant Management

NOLA.com

BP Oil spill four years later: Return to Barataria Bay and Cat Island

Four years ago, footage of oiled brown pelicans and the thousands of shorebirds nesting on Cat Island and the Barataria Bay went around the world in the aftermath of the 200 million gallons of thick crude that spilled into the Gulf of Mexico.Today there are no pelicans, no mangroves, and worse, much of Cat Island itself is washing away.

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Related Topix: Barataria, LA, Belle Chasse, LA

ABC2 Maryland

Gansler sues BP over April 2010 oil spill

Attorney General Doug Gansler sued BP Friday, alleging the company's oil spill four years ago led to millions in losses for Maryland's pension system.

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Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance, Retirement

The Hill

Former drilling chief warns of oil spill threat

The former director of the Minerals Management Service blasted inaction by the federal government on offshore oil drilling safety Thursday and warned that the United States is "on a course to repeat our mistakes."

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Reuters

Compensation battle rages four years after BP's U.S. oil spill

Four years after the Deepwater Horizon spill, oil is still washing up on the long sandy beaches of Grand Isle, Louisiana, and some islanders are fed up with hearing from BP that the crisis is over.

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Related Topix: Grand Isle, LA, Explosion, Life, Food, Seafood

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Sunherald.com

'An ongoing disaster:' South Mississippi still suffers 4 years after BP spill

Sunday will mark the four-year anniversary of the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill, and people in South Mississippi are still feeling the effects of what's been called the largest man-made disaster in United States history.

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Related Topix: Biloxi, MS, Vietnamese-American, Asian-American

The Advocate

Letter: Rebound is encouraging in aftermath of Gulf of Mexico oil spill

Four years after the Deepwater Horizon accident, memories of that day, the tragic loss of 11 lives and the difficult time that followed remain vivid.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Opinion

KEPR CBS 19

Oil slick in search area not from missing plane

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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Related Topix: World News, Malaysia, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777

GPB.org

BP Exec Who Led Cleanup Settles On Charges Of Insider Trading

BP Mobile Incident Commander Keith Seilhan talks with oil cleanup workers in Gulf Shores, Ala., in July 2010.

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Related Topix: Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law

Salon

Coast Guard slams BP for suggesting oil spill cleanup is complete

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.

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Related Topix: US Coast Guard, US Military, US News

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