by Katie Valentine Posted on April 14, 2015 Updated: April 14, 2015
The rules target blowout preventers and other pieces of drilling equipment that are key to well safety.
by Emily Atkin Posted on March 30, 2015
The common loon, blue crab, red snapper, and sperm whale are among the animals named in the NWF's report.
by Emily Atkin Posted on February 13, 2015
BP has vehemently denied that the oil spill was the direct cause of any adverse impacts to dolphin health.
by Katie Valentine Posted on January 30, 2015
Now that the oil is buried in the sediment of the Gulf's floor, it's part of the food chain, and could impact the health of fish and other marine life.
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 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 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 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.