Greenpeace has obtained documents under the Freedom of Information Act showing that officials of the Obama administration are tightly controlling information about whales and other wildlife caught up in the disaster.
NEW ORLEANS, La. — Both BP and the U.S Coast Guard said that the September 2012 oil sheen that appeared in the Gulf and was linked by laboratory tests to the Macondo well, most likely came from a piece of discarded equipment from the April 10, 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
Rumors are circulating that the federal government may steer money from a BP settlement on oil spill environmental fines away from the Restore Act, a long-fought-for bill which divides the BP Clean Water Act fines among Gulf Coast states to be used for environmental and economic recovery.
NEW ORLEANS, La. — The US Coast Guard confirmed that an oil sheen spotted near the site of the 2010 BP oil spill matches oil from the Deepwater Horizon disaster that occurred in the Gulf of Mexico.
The United States Justice Department on Wednesday reiterated it’s tough stance on the Gulf oil spill by pursuing a gross negligence charge against BP.
HOUSTON, TX — A lawsuit has been filed in Texas against BP for tens of millions of dollars by institutional investors who claim the oil company misled them over its safety policies and the magnitude of the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico that occurred on April 20, 2010, when the Deepwater Horizon drilling… read more
Five states are suing the federal government claiming that the Environmental Protection Agency rules on chemical dispersants used in oil spills do not meet clean water requirements.
HOUSTON, TX. — The Justice Department announced Tuesday, April 24, that a former BP engineer has been arrested on two counts of obstruction of justice for destroying evidence in the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster that occurred in the Gulf of Mexico.
BP announced on Wednesday, April 18, that they have reached a class-action settlement with lawyers who represent businesses and individuals who made claims after the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
NEW ORLEANS, La. — BP Plc is finally going to receive government documents that may shed light on the size of the April 10, 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.