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Saturday | The Advocate

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Between $150 and $180 million will be available for projects under a part of the RESTORE Act and Louisiana residents will play a role in helping decide where the money should go as part of the state's coastal protection efforts.

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Saturday | Wall St. Cheat Sheet

'Deepwater Horizon' Movie Wants Wahlberg as Star

Mark Wahlberg is set to star in the motion picture retelling of the events surrounding the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill into the Gulf of Mexico as the actor continues to switch successfully between dramatic action roles and comedies.

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Related Topix: Ted, Transformers: Age of Extinction, Celebrities, Mark Wahlberg, Explosion, Boat Disaster, Entertainment

Fri Aug 29, 2014

NOLA.com

Environmental businesses as a New Orleans economic asset: See the data points

Researchers and economic developers point to environmental businesses, especially in water management, potentially serving as economic growth leaders for the New Orleans area, as described in this article from NOLA.com The idea envisions the region's environmental woes, from Hurricane Katrina, the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, coastal land ... (more)

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA

NOLA.com

Arnold Schwarzenegger's NOLA-shot 'Maggie' lands distribution deal, plus more Hollywood South headlines

Arnold Schwarzenegger waves on the red carpet for the Macau premiere of 'The Expendables 3' on Friday, Aug. 22, 2014.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Arnold Schwarzenegger, US Governors, New Orleans, LA, Movies, Entertainment

KQED

As BP Pays For Oil Spill Impact, Some People Aren't Seeing The Cash

Patrick Roy's company, Coastal Rental Equipment, used to rent these large pumps to offshore divers who work for oil and natural gas drillers.

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Related Topix: Patterson, LA

National Public Radio

As BP Pays For Oil Spill Impact, Some People Aren't Seeing The Cash

Patrick Roy's company, Coastal Rental Equipment, used to rent these large pumps to offshore divers who work for oil and natural gas drillers.

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Related Topix: Patterson, LA

WGBH

As BP Pays For Oil Spill Impact, Some People Aren't Seeing The Cash

BP's 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico disrupted business all along the coastline.

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Related Topix: Patterson, LA

Thu Aug 28, 2014

NOLA.com

New Orleans entrepreneur pushing technology to chemically manufacture oil: Meet our reader vote winner

For Brandon Iglesias, there wasn't a specific moment of revelation. Unlike some entrepreneurs, he didn't spot a glaring gap in an industry and move in to solve the problem.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA

War Is A Crime

Obama Opened Floodgates for Offshore Fracking in Recent Gulf of Mexico Lease

In little-noticed news arising out of a recent Gulf of Mexico offshore oil and gas lease held by the U.S. Department of Interior's Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, the floodgates have opened for Gulf offshore hydraulic fracturing .

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Related Topix: Baker Hughes, Oil & Gas, Halliburton, Energy, Schlumberger, US News, Liberal Political News

NOLA.com

Hurricane Katrina nine years later, a statistical snapshot of New Orleans from the Data Center

The Data Center research group on Thursday issued its annual rundown of economic and population statistics in New Orleans for the anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Mathematics, Science

Science Blog

Dispersant Lingered in Gulf Four Years after Oil Spill

Scientists from Haverford College and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution investigated the presence of dispersants following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

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Related Topix: Environment, Science

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Times

La. tourism industry shows international spike

La. tourism industry shows international spike Louisiana's international tourism jumped 18 percent.

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Related Topix: us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, United States of America Travel, New Orleans, LA

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Government Executive

The Complete Guide to Swearing at Work

For those of us with a fondness for profanity, testing the bounds of cursing in the workplace can feel at once satisfying - and fucking terrifying.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat, AT&T

NOLA.com

Oil spill victims shut out of BP's internal claims program wait for their day in court

David Arnsby remembers his phone ringing constantly in the days and weeks during the BP oil spill in 2010 as dozens of tourists canceled reservations at his hotel in Sarasota, Fla.

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Related Topix: Sarasota, FL, Foreclosures, Personal Finance, Retirement

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Salon

"I can get really angry about it": Meet the Dem taking on Joe Barton and his own party

Democrat hoping to unseat Big Oil's favorite Republican on how he's fighting, despite opposition from Dems in D.C. Even within a majority that is responsible for what's been called the most anti-environment Congress in U.S. history, Texas Rep. Joe Barton stands out for his inflexible opposition to any legislation that goes against fossil fuel ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, Joe Barton, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics

The Motley Fool

3 Reasons BP's Stock Could Fall

BP offers the perfect example of the cost of environmental risk and how it can impact even the largest oil and gas companies.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Summit County Voice

Study pinpoints threats to loggerhead sea turtles in Gulf

The beleaguered population of loggerhead sea turtles in the northern Gulf of Mexico feeds in areas affected by the 2010 Deepwater Horizon spill and where they are threatened by other human activities.

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Related Topix: US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Geology, Science

Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Washington Post

Why the job market actually improved after the BP oil spill

Fire boat response crews battled the blazing remnants of the offshore oil rig Deepwater Horizon in the Gulf of Mexico on April 21, 2010.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News

Business Journal

'Better grammar, less emojis': 5 social media tips from Urban Decay Cosmetics

What can your business learn from a cosmetics company best known for items like the Naked eyeshadow palette and Perversion mascara? You might not be selling nail polish with names like "Oil Slick" and "Acid Rain."

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RedOrbit

Study At Deepwater Horizon Spill Site Finds Key...

Image Caption: CARTHE scientists deployed over 300 GPS-equipped surface current drifters in the Gulf of Mexico near the site of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill during the Grand Lagrangian Deployment, July 2012.

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