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

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


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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word: recompense


Definition: (verb) To award compensation for; make a return for. Synonyms: compensate, indemnify, repair Usage: I wish to recompense you for the time and money that you spent while helping my sister find her lost dog. Discuss.

Gulf of Mexico dolphin die-off linked with exposure to oil from 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster

‘Dolphins are particularly susceptible to inhalation effects due to their large lungs, deep breaths and extended breath hold times’

Staff Report

FRISCO — The 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico led directly to the worst dolphin  die-off on record in the northern Gulf of Mexico, scientists reported last week. 806 more words


Santa Barbara Oil Spill: Not The First, Won't Be The Last

The Santa Barbara oil spill isn’t the first and it won’t be the last. Here’s why you should be concerned:


Still more questions than answers about the ecological effects of oil dispersants used in Gulf of Mexico

Scientists say more study needed before the next big spill

Staff Report

FRISCO — Fallout from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil disaster is still rippling through the Gulf of Mexico — and through the scientific community studying the effects of the largest oil spill on record. 484 more words