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Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill (2010)

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  • Obama finally takes on Big Oil

    I was pleased to learn that President Obama's new deficit plan includes ending $41 billion in subsidies to Big Oil ("Federal workers groups, contractors opposed Obama debt plan," Sept. 19). This is good news for America and good news for Maryland...
  • Graziano must go

    Graziano must go
    The Housing Authority of Baltimore City's strategy to spend millions on outside lawyers to avoid liability for lead paint poisoning its tenants suffered, and then to refuse to pay judgments in the cases it loses, is an utter disgrace. The fact that a...
  • Obama energy policy: The 'all-of-the-above' lie

    Obama energy policy: The 'all-of-the-above' lie
    In his speech before the Newspapers Association of America/American Society of News Editors Wednesday, likely GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney accused the president of changing positions to get re-elected. For instance, Mr. Romney charged that, "As...
  • O'Malley wins 2nd term; GOP controls U.S. House

    O'Malley wins 2nd term; GOP controls U.S. House
    Democratic Gov. Martin O'Malley cruised to a second term Tuesday - and with it, won the opportunity to guide the state in what he hopes will be an improving economy - while Republican former Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. suffered a second consecutive...
  • The BP oil spill comes to movie theaters

    The BP oil spill comes to movie theaters
    Working-class heroes and a five-year gestation period are among the axioms for making a fact-based movie in Hollywood. Both appear to be playing out for “Deepwater Horizon,” a long-developing, newly resurgent project based on the 2010 BP oil-...
  • SXSW Winner 'The Great Invisible' Gets U.S. Distribution

    Radius has acquired U.S. rights to Participant Media's "The Great Invisible," five months after the documentary won a Grand Jury prize at South by Southwest. Margaret Brown's film tells the story of the modern South and the impact of the 2010 Deepwater...
  • Texas company helps energy giants keep track of equipment

    Keeping track of billions of dollars of equipment that's constantly on the move is one of the oil and gas industry's toughest challenges. Time is always money. But it's a fortune when it's downtime in the oilfield or offshore. "Frac tanks, generators...
  • GM fund to pay millions to victims of faulty ignition switches

    GM fund to pay millions to victims of faulty ignition switches
    General Motors Co. will pay millions of dollars to victims in crashes caused by faulty ignition switches, the automaker's latest effort to move quickly past a mounting auto safety scandal. The program, outlined Monday by Kenneth Feinberg, a victims'...
  • Flawed drilling gear still in use after BP oil spill, board says

    Design problems with a blowout prevention system contributed to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil rig disaster, and the same equipment is still commonly used in drilling four years after the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, according to a report issued by the...
  • BP loses another round in its battle to stiff oil spill victims

    Oil giant BP this week extended its .000 batting streak in its effort to kill its own settlement in the Gulf of Mexico oil spill disaster, losing a bid to have the Supreme Court halt payments to spill victims while it stretched out its appeal. The...
  • Former BP engineer will get new trial; oil spill conviction tossed

    A federal judge has tossed out a former British Petroleum engineer's conviction for obstructing an investigation into the 2010 spill that leaked billions of gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico, court records show. Kurt Mix, a Texas resident and...
  • Letting your banana know who's boss

    In spite of my half century on earth, I still relish the chance to master new skills. My children do their best to expand my proficiencies; why, just the other day my 12-year-old taught me how to Photoshop beards and moustaches onto pictures of middle...