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A group of U.S. accountancy professors is backing BP's fight to rein in compensation it has to pay for the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, which is threatening to add billions of dollars to its growing bill for the disaster.
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The disaster of the oil spill from a pipeline in Mayflower, Arkansas began just two months ago .
BRADENTON, Fla., May 25, 2010 5:30PM ET -- Have you ever wielded one of those little New Year's Eve noisemakers that roll out and straighten as you blow your heart out at midnight? That's what we need in the Gulf of Mexico - a mile-long roll of heavy duty plastic sheeting, carefully stitched and sealed to form a circular tube about 36 inches in ... (more)
Democratic Sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine introduced The Virginia Outer Continental Shelf Energy Production Act of 2013 on Wednesday.
Attorney General Luther Strange told members of the Gadsden/Etowah County Chamber today that they may be entitled to funds for those affected by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, even though they are several hundred miles away from the coast.
Public Lab is pleased to announce the launch of our fourth Kickstarter today, "Infragram: the Infrared Photography Project." The idea for the Infragram was originally conceptualized during the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico and as a tool for monitoring wetland damages.
Dividend income accounts for around two-thirds of total returns, the actual rate of return taking into account both capital and income appreciation.
Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook defended the technology company's tax practices, saying Apple did not depend on "tax gimmicks" as U.S. senators grilled him over charges that the company avoided billions of dollars in taxes on international profits.
Governor Bobby Jindal, center, flanked by former St. Bernard Parish President Craig Taffaro and Plaquemines Parish President Billy Nungessor, stands at the end of a dredge pipe building a berm to capture oil from the BP spill along the Chandeleur Islands, Wednesday, June 23, 2010.
Last October, the Washington Department of Ecology conducted an oil spill drill on the west side of Blake Island, just north of Vashon.
In the Gulf of Mexico on a daily basis there are 3,600 production platforms , 300 drilling rigs , and 2,500 vessels.
As long as industry and infrastructure relies on oil to function, there will be spills .
Officials looking for source of oil spill hitting Galveston beaches Houston Chronicle Copyright 2013 Houston Chronicle.
Editor's Note: In 2010, Katie Oxford filed a series of riveting columns from the heart of the Gulf oil spill disaster.
A Louisiana woman will serve nearly five years in prison for impersonating a federal safety trainer to profit off of displaced members of the Gulf of Mexico's fishing community, many of whom spoke little or no English.
Fla. State Rep. Keith Fitzgerald, a high-ranking two-term Sarasota Democrat, told the Federation of Manatee County Community Associations Tuesday night that judging from comments Crist made Tuesday afternoon, Republican House speaker-designate Dean Cannon of Orlando appears to be near success in persuading the newly-re-registered governor to ... (more)