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2010-12-16 06:35:00

BP and eight other companies have had lawsuits brought against them for the first time by the United States for billions of dollars in damages from the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, which has been labeled the worst oil disaster in US history.

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2010-12-02 06:05:00

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar announced on Wednesday that the Obama administration will extend a deepwater oil-drilling ban in the eastern Gulf of Mexico and off the Atlantic coast through at least 2017.

2010-11-17 17:39:00

Report Justifies September Interior Dept. Drilling, Workplace Safety Rules WASHINGTON, Nov.

2010-11-14 00:15:15

Maritime law attorneys Kurt Arnold and Jason Itkin of Houston’s Arnold & Itkin LLP react to comments made during a two-day hearing being held by the presidential panel that is investigating the Deepwater Horizon explosion and oil spill. Houston, TX (PRWEB) November 12, 2010 Houston maritime attorneys Kurt Arnold and Jason Itkin say a presidential panel is shining a light on the corporate carelessness that led to the Deepwater Horizon oil rig disaster and the worst offshore oil...

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2010-10-29 06:35:00

Officials participating in the federal government's investigation into the cause or causes of the Deepwater Horizon explosion and the ensuing oil spill appear to have found at least one potential culprit: faulty cement.

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2010-10-24 07:10:00

US officials on Friday reopened 7,000 square miles of Gulf of Mexico waters to fishing, returning the region to nearly full fishing status.

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2010-10-18 08:25:00

The Gulf of Mexico oil spill couldn’t have occurred at a worse time for bluefin tuna: they had come to the area – a major spawning ground – to produce offspring.

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2010-10-07 10:20:00

An investigative team set up to look into the Obama administration's handling of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill found that federal officials "created the impression that it was either not fully competent to handle the spill or not fully candid with the American people about the scope of the problem."


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