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U.S Chemical Safety Board: faulty blowout preventer caused Deepwater Horizon blast, leaves other rigs vulnerable (animation)

The U.S. Chemical Safety Board has found that the Deepwater Horizon explosion was due to a Blowout Preventer that failed due to an unrecognized pipe…

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Revenge of the BP Barbies

In the weeks after Deepwater Horizon explosion in April 2010, but before the oil and tar balls began washing ashore, BP sent out into the…

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BP: ‘Cofferdam’ is ‘Probable Source’

After three days of inspecting the Macondo well, BP has announced that the current oil sheen in the Gulf of Mexico is likely due to…

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Where’s the Oil Coming From?

For more than a month, a persistent oil sheen has been seen in the Gulf of Mexico near the site of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon…

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Miller on Possible BP Settlement Option

The U.S. government and BP are in settlement talks over how much the oil company will be paying as a result of the 2010 spill…

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Another Deep Water Deepwater?

For nearly a week, workers have scrambled to stop a gas leak at a drilling platform in the North Sea’s Elgin field. The scene has…

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Deepwater Leaking?

Nearly two years after the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, pilot Bonny Schumaker is still seeing what looks like oil streaming from the Deepwater…

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Bondi Responds to Feinberg’s Freeze

Recently, Gulf Coast Claims Facility Claims Administrator Kenneth Feinberg froze payments following a court order from Dec. 28. The Court in the multi-district oil spill…

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New Outrage in the Gulf

My latest article for The Daily Beast is on a new report that shows Congress bears substantial blame for the weak response to largest environmental…

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