by Ryan Koronowski Posted on July 2, 2015
The states most directly impacted by the massive spill announced a deal to settle years of litigation with the oil giant for a total of $18.7 billion.
by Katie Valentine Posted on May 20, 2015
In a new study, researchers find that dolphins in the Gulf of Mexico region had major lung and adrenal lesions after the BP oil spill.
by Katie Valentine & Emily Atkin Posted on April 20, 2015
"There is no way to know with precision how much oil discharged into the Gulf of Mexico."
by Josh Israel Posted on April 19, 2015
"You see tar balls that are washing up. And what it points to is the fact that oil is still in the system and, just because we can't always see it everywhere we go, it's still out there."
by Katie Valentine Posted on April 14, 2015
The rules target blowout preventers and other pieces of drilling equipment that are key to well safety.
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
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
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
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.