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In this April 21, 2010, file photo, the Deepwater Horizon oil rig burns in the Gulf of Mexico, more than 50 miles southeast of Venice, La. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)

$18.7B deal clears path for BP to close books on Gulf spill

NEW ORLEANS — Trying to close the books on the worst offshore…

 

AP Photo/Gerald Herbert

Safety board faults key device in BP oil spill

A federal board investigation into the 2010 BP oil spill concludes that…

 

AP Photo/BP PLC

BP accused of lying to government during Gulf oil spill

BP lied to the U.S. government and withheld information about the amount…

 

Spree: Gulf Coast officials spent wildly with BP cleanup funds

WHAT: BP paid state and local governments more than $754 million in…

Did Secretary Chu really design the successful cap for the BP oil leak?

President Obama glowingly praised Energy Secretary Steven Chu today for, "actually deserving…

Coast Guard accuses White House of hindering oil spill response

A new Coast Guard report accused the White House and the Department…

Feds push back in flap over blowout preventer test

Federal investigators are pushing back against criticism they aren't doing enough to…

Stork Warning

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Louisiana’s sand barriers prove to be waste of money

WHO: Louisiana Gov. Bobby JindalWHAT: Roughly 14 miles of sand barriers erected…

Deadly distraction: BP officials admit effort to shut Gulf of Mexico oil well was delayed

WHO: BP WHAT: Workers on the doomed Gulf of Mexico oil rig…

Landrieu Blocks Obama OMB Pick over Drilling Ban

Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., is officially playing hardball with the Obama administration…

As we ban our own offshore drilling, we’re subsidizing Mexico’s offshore drilling

In its recent and acclaimed series on the vast network of U.S.…

Manhattan Moment: Litigating over the environment makes big bucks for trial lawyers

America's litigation industry--the aggressive class action and mass tort lawyers who we…

Crimping the Shrimping

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Daily Outrage: Fake Gulf of Mexico fishermen claiming millions from BP

WHAT: BP could be paying millions in compensation to bogus fishermen. State…

James Carafano: Real heroes' help in Gulf is not enough

Downtown New Orleans teemed with heroes last week. At the corner of…

Will national Democrats drilling strategy spill over and pollute oil patch Dems re-election?

The Obama Administration’s response to the Gulf of Mexico oil spill has…

Obama failed to acknowledge government’s role in oil spill

President Obama’s carefully scripted scheme to deflect blame for the Gulf oil…

Daily Outrage: BP CEO Hayward retiring with pension, job offer

What: Tony Hayward, who was an embarrassing failure as the public face…

Some welcome signs of life from private sector

Grass somehow manages to grow up through small cracks in the sidewalk.…