Deepwater Horizon

BP, the oil giant that, along with Halliburton and Transocean, was responsible for the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion and oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico, is crying foul in the claims process of settlements for the victims of the spill. The company has launched a massive public relations offensive to paint themselves as the victims in this situation. Read more...
BP has dumped over $500 million into PR, attacking “judges, special masters, and claimants’ lawyers - trying to change the focus from its tragic track record of ignoring safety and deepwater despair.” Read more...
Three years after one of the worst environmental disasters in history, workers have dug up a massive chunk of weathered crude from the shallows off a Louisiana beach. Read more...
Now the media has moved on and public anger has cooled, but the full extent of the Gulf damage is finally coming out—and it’s clear that the spill was even worse than we thought. Read more...
Official Trailer for "The Big Fix" a Green Planet Production by Josh and Rebecca Tickell documenting one of the largest man-made environmental catastrophe in history. Read more...

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By Abrahm Lustgarten, ProPublica When the Obama administration temporarily banned BP from federal contracts Wednesday, it pointed to BP's "lack of business integrity" and conduct relating to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon explosion and Read more...
If anyone who subscribes to HBO has not watched their new series on Sunday night, The Newsroom yet, I'd recommend trying to catch up now, with their latest episode and who it upset just being one of the reasons: Sen. Mike Lee Takes Issue With Read more...
Democracy Now's Amy Goodman did some follow up to Al Jazeera's reporting on the state of the Gulf of Mexico and the fishing industry there, two years after the Deepwater Horizon disaster. Gulf Oil Spill: BP Execs Escape Punishment as Fallout Read more...
A new report on the BP oil spill aftermath find disturbing numbers of "Eyeless shrimp and fish with lesions are becoming common, with BP oil pollution believed to be the likely cause." Fishermen and scientists alike say they've never seen Read more...
When the Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded on April 20, 2010, 11 men died. Now, the man that was in charge of that disaster can't seem to recall their names. In a deposition recorded June 8, 2011, former BP CEO Tony Hayward named one man Read more...