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 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 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.