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Final Trial re BP Oil Spill

Final reckoning looms for BP in Deepwater Horizon case

Five years after the Gulf of Mexico disaster, oil company faces a fine of up to $13.7bn as Judge Carl Barbier begins assessment.

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Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

Halliburton pitches for UK-based fracking contracts

The news that Halliburton are one of the main contractors included in new talks at a Yorkshire test site, Kirby Misperton in Ryedale, resulted in a collective sigh of despair within the UK media and Twitter since the story broke in the Guardian on Wednesday. 494 more words

Environmental Impact

20 Most Difficult To Forget Photographs Of Disasters Of The World

1. Armero disaster

The 1985 volcano eruption in Armaro took the lives of more than 10 thousand people. However, Omarya Sanchez became the most popular victim of the disaster. 11 more words

Weird & Strange

Unfree Speech on Campus


A new study shows too many colleges still behave like censors

Soviet dissident Natan Sharansky famously postulated that the test of a free society is the ability to express opinions in the town square without fear of reprisal. 402 more words

Think Tank

Sean Nevins: Justice Is Blind To Those Who Can’t Afford It

MintPress explores the two vastly different prosecutory worlds available to those with money, power and influence, and those without it, finding discrepancies between how the U.S.

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Corporate Empire

Study finds oil from Gulf spill still on Ala coast

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) – A new study says oil from the Deepwater Horizon disaster is still trapped in Alabama’s beaches four years later.

The report was released recently by Auburn University researchers who’ve been studying the BP oil spill since shortly after it occurred. 89 more words