by Katie Valentine & Emily Atkin Posted on April 20, 2015 Updated: 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 Updated: 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 Updated: 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 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.