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.
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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.
by Emily Atkin Posted on July 29, 2014 Updated: July 29, 2014
"Yes, I'm concerned," lead researcher Charles Fisher said. "The ocean is under a lot of pressure ... and the deep sea is starting to feel it as well."
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on June 24, 2014 Updated: June 24, 2014
On the four-year anniversary of the day that oil from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill first hit Florida’s beaches, another massive tar mat has been found.
by Rebecca Leber Posted on June 10, 2014
And of course it's BP. Unmanned commercial drones are coming to the U.S., brought to you by the oil industry.
by Emily Atkin Posted on June 6, 2014
"It could happen again," a lead investigator of the Chemical Safety Board report said.
by Katie Valentine Posted on May 6, 2014
Life is returning to the Macondo well blowout site, but oil remains buried in the sea floor.
by Emily Atkin Posted on April 30, 2014
The discovery at comes one week after a federal scientists released a report warning that the United States is woefully unprepared to handle oil spills in the Arctic.