Sep 16

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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…

Aug 26

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An Updated Oil Widget

This widget is the latest version of what has long been the PBS NewsHour's SpillCam. For much of the time the Macando well was gushing into the Gulf of Mexico, we streamed live video to millions of viewers…

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