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Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill (2010)

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  • Foreclosure crisis on ‘Flashpoint’; education cuts on ‘Central Florida Spotlight’

     
    "Flashpoint" examines the foreclosure crisis with attorney David Hicks. Lauren Rowe moderates the program at 8 a.m. Sunday on WKMG-Channel 6. Hicks tells her he wouldn't advise anyone to go it alone without an attorney's help during foreclosure....
  • Lauren Rowe looks at feminism on ‘Flashpoint’

     
    On "Political Connections," anchor Ybeth Bruzual discusses issues facing the Florida Legislature next year with Rep. Scott Plakon from Longwood. Politifact’s Truth-O-Meter examines statements by President Barack Obama, Florida Democratic Party...
  • Chevron faces millions of dollars in fines for oil leak off Brazil

     
    Brazil Oil Spill Chevron: Brazil's environmental agency says Chevron will be fined nearly $28 million for an oil spill at a well off the coast of Rio de Janeiro. An investigation into the leak, which began Nov. 7, is ongoing. Penalties against Chevron...
  • Long-term impact on the environment vs. short-term jobs [Most commented]

     
    "I wasn't always a disillusioned Democrat," writes Charles K. Ebinger, director of the Brookings Institution's Energy Security Initiative. "For decades, the party's policies ensured that the United States had adequate supplies of domestic oil, natural...
  • Tea partiers and liberals agree: BP fines should go to Gulf recovery

     
    TALLAHASSEE — A collective of environmental groups is ratcheting up pressure on Congress to devote a large portion of the fines from last year's BP oil spill to the recovery of the businesses and environmental assets along the Gulf Coast. The groups...
  • In first gulf oil lease auction since spill, BP bids -- and bids

     
    In the first auction of Gulf-based leases since the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010, BP submitted 11 high bids for drilling leases....
  • Just how unpopular is Congress?

     
    A recent CBS News/New York Times poll measured Congress' approval rating at 9 percent.  How bad is that? The Atlantic provided this helpful perspective: After all, 9 percent approval is a historic low, even for Congress, exceeded by the approval ratings...
  • Energy Department predicted the 2011 boom in U.S. fuel exports

     
    Joanne Shore, team leader and lead operations research analyst at the Energy Department's Energy Information Administration, and colleague John Hackworth essentially explained why Americans were about to pay more for gasoline in 2011 than they ever had...
  • Webliography: Rick Perry

     
    UPDATED Yes, these are all critical/skeptical. Put your pro-Perry links (or additional anti-Perry links) in the comments section. A set of links from Think Progress: Medicare & SS Unconstitutional Perry’s belief that Social Security and Medicare...
  • Interior department to hold big gulf oil lease sale

     
    The Obama administration plans to offer more than 20 million acres in the Gulf of Mexico for oil and gas leases, the first such sale since the Deepwater Horizon explosion and oil spill....
  • 3 Florida universities get grants to study Gulf oil spill

     
    Three Florida universities have snagged part of a $112.5 million pot of grant money that will fund studies on the effects of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative, which will hand out the money...
  • Gulf oil spill: BP gets most blame in government report

     
    BP, Transocean and Halliburton all violated federal safety regulations leading up to last year's Gulf of Mexico oil spill, a federal investigation concluded, in findings that could be crucial for the Justice Department investigation and numerous...