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BP Settles All Criminal Claims

BP will pay $4 billion over five years to resolve all of the federal criminal charges in relation to the Deepwater Horizon explosion and oil spill.  Additionally, they have also agreed to pay $525 million over three years to resolve … Continue reading

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Signs of Responses to Oil Spill in Gulf Fish

Fernando Galvez and Andrew Whitehead, two professors at Louisiana State University, are leading a research team studying the effects of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill on the fish living in Louisiana marshes.  The study is partially funded by the National … Continue reading

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EPA’s Response to the Yellowstone River Spill

A 12-inch pipeline owned by ExxonMobil Pipeline Company ruptured on July 1, 2011.  The pipeline was located under the Yellowstone River, about 20 miles upstream of Billings, Montana.  The company claims that over 1,000 barrels of oil were released into … Continue reading

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OSHA Protects BP Oil Spill Workers

When one thinks about the BP oil spill, what comes to mind?  The initial explosion, which killed 11 employees; the ecological affects; the economic affects?  Many Americans sole concern was to get it cleaned up and ensure it never happened … Continue reading

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