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Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill (2010)

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  • Gulf oil spill: BP report spreads blame for Deepwater Horizon disaster

     
    BP blamed a series of mechanical and human failures by its own crews and its contractors for the April 20 oil rig explosion in the Gulf of Mexico, escalating a blame game that is likely headed to the courts. The......
  • ‘Camp Rock 2′ stars clean up St. Petersburg beach, tape Friends for Change spot

     
    Olivia Bouler and Kevin Jonas collect trash on a St. Petersburg beach, where they were filming a Friends for Change spot. (Nick Masuda/Orlando Sentinel) What would it take to get volunteers out on a beach to pick up garbage? How about getting to work...
  • Gulf oil spill: BP well could be plugged by Sunday

     
    A relief well is “almost touching” BP’s damaged oil well in the Gulf of Mexico, meaning that officials could declare the source of the nation’s largest offshore oil spill killed by Sunday, a top government official said Wednesday. Crews working......
  • Gulf Oil Spill: Relief bore intersects BP's broken well

     
    Federal officials announced Thursday night that an emergency relief well has successfully intersected the bottom of BP's damaged Gulf of Mexico oil well. "Through a combination of sensors embedded in the drilling equipment and sophisticated...
  • Gulf oil spill: BP well nears death, pressure test needed

     
    Crews working to seal BP's blown-out well in the Gulf of Mexico once and for all need to finish one more test on a cement plug before declaring the well permanently dead, officials said Saturday. Once the pressure and weight......
  • Obama quicker to claim credit for BP oil well-sealing

     
    The federal response to the nation's worst environmental disaster may have been slow, but not this response....
  • Blown-out BP well finally killed at bottom of Gulf of Mexico [Updated]

     
    [Updated at 8:57 a.m.: The BP oil well in the Gulf of Mexico -- source of the largest offshore oil spill in U.S. history -- has been permanently killed, a top federal official announced Sunday. Thad Allen, the federal spill......
  • Gulf oil spill: Oil concentrations in gulf waters are decreasing

     
    Federal scientists say the concentrations of oil they are finding in Gulf of Mexico waters are continuing to decline. "We've been seeing a very clear trend of diminished concentrations," said Sam Walker, a chief science advisor with the National Oceanic.....
  • LAPD threatens to arrest cyclists after incident at Ralphs parking lot

     
    Los Angeles officials vowed to arrest and prosecute cyclists for incidents like the one Friday night in which hundreds of riders swarmed a Ralphs parking lot and broke out beer and marijuana, with some riding into the store and through......
  • Villalobos picks law firm pal Gelber over Bondi

     
    Law firm ties may run deeper than political party loyalties since Republican Sen. Alex Villalobos crossed party lines and endorsed his senate and law firm colleague Dan Gelber, a Democrat, in the attorney general race on Friday morning. Villalobos, R-...
  • Stricter regulations proposed in wake of San Bruno gas pipeline explosion

     
    Standing at the crater that marks ground zero of the gas pipeline explosion that devastated the community of San Bruno earlier this month, Rep. Jackie Speier (D-San Francisco) on Monday announced legislation that would mandate stricter regulations of...
  • BP pays travel writers to 'make it right'

     
    Sometimes with major news stories it takes time and distance for the truth of something to come out. Often, that requires tenacious reporting by dedicated reporters. Take the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, for example. Sure, national......