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BP Deepwater Horizon Civil Suit, TV Advertising, and A Third Year of Dead Whales and Dolphins

I don’t watch a lot of television, though it seems every time that I turn the set on I see another commercial touting how wonderful things are on the Gulf of Mexico. The sun is shining, the beaches are beautiful, … Continue reading

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BP Pleads Guilty to 11 Felonies and Agrees to Pay $4.5 Billion to Settle Criminal Case on Deepwater Horizon Tragedy

On April 20, 2010, the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig exploded and sank in the Gulf of Mexico, killing 11 platform workers and resulting in the largest accidental marine oil spill in the history of the petroleum industry. Today BP, the … Continue reading

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Deepwater Horizon, Two New Reports – BP & Transocean Failure at Spill Prevention & Dead Dolphins

Two recent reports look at the actions and inaction of BP and its contractor Transocean before the Deepwater Horizon explosion and the consequences of the resulting spill on the environment.  The explosion on the drilling rig Deepwater Horizon killed 11 and … Continue reading

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BP Oil Spill – One Year Later, Some Good News and Lots of Bad

There appears to be both good and bad news exactly one year after the explosion and fire that sank the drilling rig Deepwater Horizon, killing eleven, and triggering the largest  accidental marine oil spill in the history of the petroleum … Continue reading

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BP Deepwater Horizon – Whales and Dolphins Sick and Dying in the Spill

Sobering aerial video of the scope of the ongoing spill.   At around 6:30 there is footage of pods of dead and dying dolphins and  a sperm whale caught in the oil.   Difficult video to watch but important, nevertheless. BP Slick Covers … Continue reading

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BP Spills Coffee

Sometime the only choice is to laugh or cry. Laughing is more fun.   On the 52nd day of the Deep Water Horizon spill, satire from UBC Comedy. BP Spills Coffee

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