Deepwater Horizon

Oil sheen from the Deepwater Horizon spill is seen flowing over an earthen barrier on June 29, 2010 in Grand Isle, Louisiana. Tropical Storm Alex is producing high winds and rough seas, hindering the continued efforts to contain the oil spill from the Deepwater Horizon rig. Millions of gallons of oil have spilled into the Gulf since the April 20 explosion on the drilling platform. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Halliburton Agrees to Plead Guilty in Gulf Oil Spill

Halliburton Energy Services has agreed to plead guilty to destroying evidence in connection with the 2010 Gulf oil spill, the Department of Justice said Thursday.

07/26/2013

BP has been temporarily suspended from new US contracts, The Environmental Protection Agency stated. (Photo credit should read CARL COURT/AFP/Getty Images)

BP Suspended From New US Contracts

BP is being temporarily suspended from new contracts with the U.S. government, the Environmental Protection Agency says.

11/28/2012

Satellite image of Hurricane Sandy (Photo by NOAA via Getty Images)

Opinion: Another Hurricane Reminds Us Of The Need For An Effective Administration

The 2012 presidential campaign between President Obama and Mitt Romney will be book-ended by hurricanes.

10/26/2012

Coast Guard attempts burning off oil leaking from  remnants of the off shore oil rig Deepwater Horizon in the Gulf of Mexico on April 21, 2010. (Photo by U.S. Coast Guard via Getty Images)

Safety Panel: BP Missed The Big Hazard Issues In Spill

BP focused too much on the little details of personal worker safety instead of the big systemic hazards that led to the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill and wasn’t as strict on overall safety when drilling rigs involved other companies that they hired, a government safety panel concludes.

07/24/2012

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Justice Department Files First Criminal Charges In BP Oil Spill

The Justice Department said on Tuesday it filed the first criminal charges in the Deepwater Horizon disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, accusing a former BP engineer of destroying evidence.

04/24/2012

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