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Study finds Dispersants did not help oil degrade in BP spill. So where did the 172 million gallon (650 million liter) spill

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Study: Dispersants did not help oil degrade in BP spill

November 9, 2015 by By Seth Borenstein

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Crossroads News : Changes In The World Around Us And Our Place In It

Pointe-au-Chien Indian Tribe Sues over Deepwater Horizon Spill

Here is the complaint in Pointe-au-Chien Indian Tribe v. BP Exploration & Production Co. (E.D. La.):

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Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher

What You Need to Know: Volkswagen's Emissions Scandal

Vortex Tools looks at the recent Volkswagen emissions scandal. 

It’s a new week, which means it’s time for another story featuring environmental failure.

Admittedly, that’s the reality of most news. 554 more words

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The Farmers Daughter: The True Cost

NOTE: This again was a part of my degree, it has also been published in other locations but is entirely my own work and was completed in February of this year. 920 more words

Laura Cottam

Communities are seen surrounded by water in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana.

Communities are seen surrounded by water and wetlands in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana.

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BP $ Will Lead to Cleaner Gulf

It is unprecedented that a private “responsible party” pays out $50 B for a hazmat incident. Apparently, the money for remedial efforts is likely to benefit the Gulf.  146 more words

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Final BP Settlement for Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

BP to Pay $18.7 Billion for Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. According to the NYTimes:

The Gulf Coast states and the federal government have reached a tentative settlement with BP for the British oil company to pay $18.7 billion over 18 years, to compensate for damages from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, state officials said Thursday.

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