In the Gulf of Mexico, drilling has resumed near the site of the BP-operated offshore oil rig that exploded five years ago in the worst industrial environmental disaster in U.S. history. Harper’s Magazine revealed a Louisiana-based oil company (LLOG Exploration Offshore LLC) purchased the area from BP and is now drilling into the Macondo reservoir. […]
The warnings are stark, the images dire. “If drilling is allowed off the East Coast of the United States, it puts our beaches, our fishermen, and our environment in the crosshairs for an oil spill that could devastate our shores,” Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., said in a press conference last month. And this week, the […]
Howard Ramos chats with Rob about his research into how BP,environmentalists, the media and government handled the BP Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
Some regions in the Gulf of Mexico affected by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill are still feeling it’s affects. It was four years ago when BP’s well ignited and pumped oil into the Gulf of Mexico for three months. Six months after the spill, a survey showed severe damage was done to coral up to […]
BP is asking a US court to help retrieve hundreds of millions of dollars the oil giant claims to have overpaid for damages caused as a result of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill four years ago. A month ago BP was successful in obtaining a court order which revised the way losses due to […]