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By Christopher O’Donnell, Max Chesnes, Tampa Bay Times
Interior Secretary David Bernhardt said in a statement the administration was acting to eliminate "unnecessary regulatory burdens while maintaining safety and environmental protection offshore."…
By Janet McConnaughey, Ellen Knickmeyer, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Working to dismantle his predecessor’s environmental legacy, President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Friday aimed at expanding drilling in the Arctic and opening other federal areas to oil and gas exploration. With one day left to…
By Matthew Daly, Jill Colvin, Associated Press
The Justice Department and five states on Monday announced a $20 billion final settlement of claims arising from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
By Eric Tucker, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration's approval of the final permit to drill for oil in the Arctic Ocean clashes with the message President Barack Obama will deliver when he visits Alaska to emphasize the dangers of climate change, some environmental…
By Kevin Freking, Associated Press
By PBS NewsHour
In the nation’s worst oil disaster, 134 million gallons of crude gushed into the Gulf of Mexico, coating beaches and barrier islands, killing thousands of animals and decimating fisheries. Now nearly five years later, oil giant British Petroleum is facing…
More than 1,000 bottlenose dolphins have died off the Gulf Coast since 2010, the year a massive Deepwater Horizon spill spewed millions of gallons of oil and chemicals. A new study by researchers at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration…
By Nsikan Akpan
A new NOAA study provides a verdict on how the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil disaster led to a flourish of dolphin deaths along the Gulf coast.
How is the Gulf Coast coping with the effects of the massive 2010 BP oil spill five years later? Judy Woodruff talks to John Young, president of Louisiana’s Jefferson Parish, and Mark Schleifstein of Nola.com and The Times-Picayune about the…
Five years ago, the Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded, killing 11 and sending a torrent of oil gushing into the Gulf of Mexico. When it was finally capped, more than 100 million gallons had spilled, resulting in the deaths of…
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