Gulf of Mexico

BP Launches Massive PR Campaign To Demonize Oil Spill Victims

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.

The BP Spill Was Worse Than You Knew

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.

DOJ: BP Committed ‘Gross Negligence’

Aerial footage from May of 2010 by John Wathen shows the extent of the devastation created by the BP oil spill. H/T Treehugger. The Department of Justice presented examples of “gross negligence and willful misconduct” on the

You Might Want To Fill Up Your Gas Tank Now

Will you look at all the freaking oil rigs in the Gulf of Mexico! Via Jalopnik, this graphic shows the current projected path of the hurricane brought to you by the National Weather Service superimposed with a map of oil rigs and