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20 min ago | Ventura County Star
Four years after the largest offshore oil disaster in U.S. history, scientists are still trying to come to terms with the toll that the Deepwater Horizon tragedy wreaked on the birds, sea life, waters and habitats of the Gulf of Mexico.
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4 hrs ago | Science Daily
A changing climate is increasing the accessibility of U.S. Arctic waters to commercial activities such as shipping, oil and gas development, and tourism, raising concern about the risk of oil spills.
8 hrs ago | How Stuff Works
Hadrian's Wall at Birdoswald was started in 122 A.D. on the orders of Emperor Hadrian to keep out the Picts from Scotland.
11 hrs ago | Alabama Live
Alabama's beaches are back in business, finding favor with tourists once again. There is, however, still more work to be done.
Guest Opinion: Most of the talk about Earth Day is more about political positioning than saving the planet.
The high-stakes penalty phase of BP's trial over its role in the 2010 U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil spill will start next January, court officials said on Tuesday, and billions of dollars could be on the line.
Shares of oil contractor Halliburton Co. are at an all-time high a year after the firm paid heavy fines related to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster , the Chicago Tribune reports.
The University of Manitoba is proposing a unique research centre at Churchill that would study the potentially profound environmental effects of industrializing the Arctic.
A federal agency looking into the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion says it plans to release two volumes of a four-volume report on the disaster on June 5. The Chemical Safety Board said in a news release that the focus of its investigation is to prevent such accidents in the future.
Fires burn around the site of the BP Deepwater Horizon rig site in the Gulf of Mexico, June 19, 2010.
The third and final phase of BP PLC's civil trial over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill has been scheduled for January 2015.
A court date has been set for Lafourche Parish President Charlotte Randolph to argue the unfairness of her ethics fines stemming from renting out her Grand Isle camp to BP.
In the Spring and Summer of 2010, beaches were littered with tar balls. Oil sheen covered the surface of the Gulf and clean-up crews outnumbered tourists.
A brown pelican sits on dead mangrove, which was directly impacted by oil from the nation's worst offshore oil spill, off the coast of Barataria Bay in Plaquemines Parish, La.
Strategies and was director of the Minerals Management Service at the time of the Deepwater Horizon blowout.
Four years ago Sunday an explosion on the Deepwater Horizon oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico, killed 11 men.
Fire boat response crews battle the blazing remnants of the offshore oil rig Deepwater Horizon, off Louisiana, in this April 21, 2010 file handout image.