Topic: Deepwater Horizon
The Cajun culture has a rich tradition with deep ties to the Louisiana bayous. But the BP oil spill's impact on the economy and the environment is straining those ties.
08/06/2010 01:54 pm
A White House adviser said Wednesday that the 'vast majority' of the Gulf oil spill is gone. But a summary of the report she cited leaves some questions unanswered.
08/04/2010 09:04 pm
Static kill: BPs efforts to plug the leak seem to have worked, but it's still too early to declare victory, officials say.
08/04/2010 06:32 pm
A new estimate suggests that the Gulf oil spill blowout gushed 4.9 million barrels of oil before BP capped it, making it the largest accidental oil spill in history.
08/03/2010 01:29 pm
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Research shows that many areas of today's oceans have conditions that parallel those of 250 million years ago, when 95 percent of marine species quickly died out.
07/29/2010 05:47 pm
Since BP capped its ruptured well, the Gulf oil spill has shrunk dramatically. The Gulf itself is breaking down the oil at top speed, but past spills indicate the effects could linger for decades.
07/27/2010 05:33 pm
BP earmarked $32.2 billion last quarter for current and future Gulf oil spill costs – leading to $17 billion in losses. Yet BP is cautiously optimistic with Robert Dudley set to take over in October.
07/27/2010 03:27 pm
Robert Dudley will become the first non-British chief executive of BP, replacing the embattled Tony Hayward.
07/27/2010 01:05 pm