by Katie Valentine Posted on January 16, 2015
"There is no way to know with precision how much oil discharged into the Gulf of Mexico."
by Emily Atkin Posted on December 22, 2014 Updated: December 23, 2014
Some news networks ignored some of the year's most important climate and environment news entirely, while others gave disproportionate air time to talking heads who reject the basic scientific consensus on climate change.
by Ari Phillips Posted on December 8, 2014 Updated: December 8, 2014
The Court's refusal to hear the appeal means BP will have to make payments to companies and individuals it argues doesn't deserve them.
by Katie Valentine Posted on November 17, 2014
BP claims that the $18 billion it could owe in Clean Water Act fines is too much.
by Emily Atkin Posted on October 28, 2014 Updated: October 28, 2014
Scientists have discovered yet another unforeseen effect of BP's historic oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
by Emily Atkin Posted on October 22, 2014 Updated: October 22, 2014
Politico readers have to go through ten paragraphs of someone telling them BP's historic oil spill was environmentally negligible before they know that the writer is one of BP's top executives.
by Katie Valentine Posted on September 4, 2014 Updated: September 4, 2014
"BP’s conduct was 'reckless' under general maritime law and a substantial cause of the blowout, explosion, and oil spill," the judge ruled.
by Katie Valentine Posted on September 2, 2014
Some of the money will go to businesses and individuals affected by the spill.
by Emily Atkin Posted on August 28, 2014
The explosion is the latest mishap at the Whiting refinery, which in March was responsible for leaking up to 1,638 gallons of oil into Lake Michigan.
by Ari Phillips Posted on August 22, 2014
Twenty-seven square miles of pristine coastal land along the central Texas coast between Houston and Corpus Christi will now be preserved for future generations.