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4 hrs ago | WAFF-TV Huntsville

Trial date to be set in ex-BP exec's case

A judge is getting ready to set a new trial date for a former BP executive charged with obstructing a congressional investigation into the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.


Fri Jul 25, 2014

KSLA-TV Shreveport

Woman sentenced for oil spill fraud

A man who thought he'd go in and easily rob an East Texas grocery store Thursday morning ended up getting the scare of his life and leaving empty-handed.


Related Topix: Federal Prisons, Prison

Mat of tar from BP oil spill being cleaned up near Pensacola, Fla., newspaper reports

Crews continue working at Fort Pickens beach near Pensacola, Fla., to clean up a large mat of tar submerged in the surf as a result of the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010, the Pensacola News Journal reports.


Related Topix: Pensacola, FL

The Mississippi Press

Bay St. Louis woman sentenced to 6 months in federal oil spill fraud case

Bay St. Louis resident Katisha Lombardo Deroche, 32, was sentenced Thursday to six months in federal prison, six months in a community correction center and three years of supervised release for mail fraud in connection with the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill.


Related Topix: Bay St. Louis, MS, Federal Prisons, Prison

Alabama Live

Address flood insurance and the environment with RESTORE Act funding

Many Alabamians may find it hard to believe that July 15th of this year marked four years since the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill was capped in the Gulf of Mexico.


Related Topix: Alabama, Natural Disasters, Flood, Orange Beach, AL, Baldwin County, AL, Opinion

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Bride's Magazine

Ashlan Gorse & Philippe Cousteau's Fairytale Wedding at a French Chateau

Entertainment journalist Ashlan Gorse had absolutely no expectation that attending a talk about the BP Oil Spill would result in her meeting her future husband.


Related Topix: Wedding, Spill, Photography, Arts, Wine, Drink

The Georgia Straight

Amazon pipeline rupture kills fish, sickens people

CUNINICO, Peru-On the last day of June, Roger MangA a Vega watched an oil slick and a mass of dead fish float past this tiny Kukama Indian community and into the MaraA A3n River, a major tributary of the Amazon.


Related Topix: Boat Disaster, Columbia University, New York

Limerick Today

Labours of Hercules: Shannon to be a base for humanitarian flights

SHANNON will be used as a launching pad for humanitarian and environmental disaster relief efforts after the airport agred a partnersip with the ASL Aviation Group to base Hercules aircraft here.


Related Topix: World War Z

Navy Times

Surveys explore U-boat wreckage in Gulf of Mexico

The photos taken nearly a mile under the Gulf of Mexico are so clear that small holes are visible in a lifeboat that may have gone down or been scuttled when a passenger ship was sunk by a Nazi submarine in 1942.


Related Topix: National Geographic, Vocal, US Military, US Navy


Surveys explore U-boat, oil spill impact

The photos taken nearly a mile under the Gulf of Mexico are so clear that small holes are visible in a lifeboat that may have gone down with a passenger ship sunk in 1942 by a Nazi submarine, or may have been scuttled after passengers and crew were rescued.


Wed Jul 23, 2014

Oil Change

Subsidy Spotlight: Paid to Pollute and Poison

A wife and mother of two from Venice, Louisiana, Kindra Arnesen says her life can be divided into two chapters: before April 20, 2010, and after.


Related Topix: Venice, LA

WCTV Tallahassee

Nine Sentenced for Filing Fraudulent BP Oil Spill Claims

Pamela C. Marsh, U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Florida, announced today that nine individuals have been sentenced in federal court in the past two months for filing false claims with the Gulf Coast Claims Facility related to the 2010 BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.


Related Topix: Pensacola, FL, Fort Walton Beach, FL

Scientific American

Oil Spill in Amazon Sickens Villagers, Kills Fish

A recent rupture of Peru's 39-year-old northern crude oil pipeline has terrified Kukama villagers along the Maran River In this part of the Maran valley, the nearest health center is more than an hour away by boat and does not have a doctor.


Related Topix: Spill, Boat Disaster, Columbia University

Tue Jul 22, 2014


Don't touch the sand patties -- BP Deepwater spill dispersants still lurk on beaches

After the 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon explosion, unprecedented amounts of oil rushed into the Gulf of Mexico.


ABC News

Ex-BP Engineer's Retrial Postponed

The August retrial of a former BP engineer accused of obstructing justice in an investigation of the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill has been postponed while an appeals court decides whether a judge was right to throw out his earlier conviction.


Hot Air

Pelosi confronted over whether Obama is 'angry enough'

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi was confronted on Tuesday by MSNBC's Morning Joe co-host Mike Barnicle who confessed to her his crisis of confidence in President Barack Obama.


Related Topix: US Politics, Nancy Pelosi, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Barack Obama

West Sussex Today

Council accused of pro-fracking stance at Pulborough drop in

Award winning environmentalist and Pulborough resident, Nicola Peel, is against the notion of gas exploration and extraction coming to the South Downs National Park after The Department for Energy and Climate Change announced its intention to do so earlier this year.


Related Topix: United Kingdom, West Sussex County, England,

Mon Jul 21, 2014


I Fell For My Husband While He Was Still A Married Man

Falling in love rarely happens on your own terms. That's a lesson Vince Taylor and Rebekah Gordon have learned firsthand.


Related Topix: Wedding

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Irregular Times

Obama Allows Blasting Along Atlantic Shores To Begin New Offshore Drilling

It is a time of fear in the face of freedom, a time of an emptying country and swelling cities, a time for the widening of previous roads and the opening of new paths, yet a time when these paths are mined by knowing algorithms of the all-seeing eye.


Related Topix: Offshore Drilling, US News, Liberal Political News

Metal Center News

9-2010 Energy Pipe and Tube Market

As could be expected, the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has affected the oil country tubular goods market.


Related Topix: 9, Offshore Drilling, Baker Hughes, Oil & Gas, Financial Services, BP Prudhoe Bay Royalty Trust, Energy, Seanor, PA, Opinion