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BP Oil Spill Update (Feb. 2015)

I noticed that my 2013 Earth Week BP Oil Spill update is one of the most visited pages on my blog, and was wondering why. Well, I finally figured it out. 522 more words

Environmental

Study finds massive amounts of oil from Deepwater Horizon disaster buried in Gulf of Mexico sediments

‘It’s a conduit for contamination into the food web …’

Staff Report

FRISCO — Five years after BP’s failed Deepwater Horizon drill rig spewed 200 million gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico, a significant amount of that oil remains buried in seafloor sediments. 319 more words

Environment

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