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While attention on the Gulf has mostly focused on oil, the explosion and spill also released tremendous amounts of natural gas. David Valentine, a microbial geochemistry professor at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and his research team…

NEW ORLEANS | AP photographer Gerald Herbert has been documenting the BP oil disaster in the Gulf -- from the land, sea and air -- since the Deepwater Horizon rig exploded on April 20. In the three months since…

In its long-awaited internal report on this summer's Deepwater Horizon oil spill, BP blamed contractors Halliburton and Transocean for many of the problems leading up to the country's worst-ever oil spill -- igniting anger from the companies blamed. No…

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