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As Summer Officially Begins, A 1,250-Pound Tar Mat Discovered Off Florida Beach
Environment  (tags: tar balls, BP, oil spill, BP Horizon SPill, corproate abuse, pollution, enviornment, ecosystems, wildlife, marine animals, birds, politics )

Cal
- 150 days ago - thinkprogress.org
Since last June, some 44,600 tar balls and 2,555 pounds of oil have been removed from Florida's beaches alone and some 4.6 million pounds of oiled material have been cleaned from Gulf Coast states.
Tell BP to Pay Up (Sign Petition)
Environment  (tags: BP, disaster, gulf )

Krista
- 199 days ago - secure.oceanconservancy.org
It's been four years since the BP Deepwater Horizon oil disaster. Now that BP thinks everyone's forgotten, it's in court trying to backpedal its way out of paying billions leaving behind the dolphins, turtles, wildlife and people who call the Gulf home.
4 Years After BP Disaster, Ousted Drilling Chief Warns US at Risk of Another Oil Spill
Environment  (tags: BP, Deepwater Horizon, Oil Spill, Disaster, Gulf of Mexico, 4th Anniversary, Continuing Risks )

Brian
- 209 days ago - freespeech.org
"Four years after BP's Deepwater Horizon drilling platform exploded and killed 11 workers, causing more than 200 million gallons of oil to spew into the Gulf of Mexico, the Environmental Protection Agency has lifted a ban that excluded BP from new..."
EPA Gives BP 'Get Out of Jail Free Card' on 4th Anniversary of Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Disaster
Environment  (tags: BP, BP oil disster, EPA, corruption, world, nature, ecosystems, government, environment, destruction, conservation, energy, wildlife, healthconditions )

Cal
- 215 days ago - ecowatch.com
The EPA ruled that the corporation could start bidding on lucrative new oil leases in the Gulf of Mexico after having been suspended from doing any new business with the government ever since the accident.
Petition to Debar BP- Action
Environment  (tags: BP, suspension, oil spill, court, federal contractor, settlement, max. penalty, environment, destruction )

Angelika
- 626 days ago - action.citizen.org
BP has announced to its shareholders that it is in negotiations with the government to quickly resolve and lift the suspension. Don't Let BP Off the Hook: Demand BP's Suspension From Federal Contracts.
No Sweetheart Deal for BP ! - Please Sign
Environment  (tags: BP, oil spill, court, trial, settlement, max. penalty, environment, destruction )

Angelika
- 634 days ago - action.citizen.org
Urge the U.S. Government to Seek the Highest Penalties for Oil Spill Possible Under the Law. The government is reportedly considering a deal under which BP would pay $16 billion to settle the civil suit regarding the April 20, 2010, oil spill.
'Trial of the Century': Can BP Deflect Blame for Gulf Oil Spill?
Environment  (tags: BP, oil spill, court, trial, settlement, max. penalty, environment, destruction )

Angelika
- 634 days ago - csmonitor.com
What once seemed likely - a settlement - now appears off the table as the US prepares to take BP to court in New Orleans on Monday, alleging the company exhibited 'gross negligence' in the lead-up to the Deepwater Horizon disaster in 2010. At stake $17 bn
BP on Trial - Write An LTE to Hold BP Accountable - ACTION US (Only)
Environment  (tags: BP, gulf, media, trial, letter to editor, environment, destruction, habitatdestruction, pollution, ecosystems, wildlife )

Angelika
- 638 days ago - secure3.convio.net
BP is finally slated to go to trial. They made news all over the world by putting out a press release laying out their legal argument with a healthy dose of PR spin. Sadly, many media outlets merely regurgitated BP's talking points without any Gulf voices
SPECIAL UPDATE Historic Conservation Victory in Hand as RESTORE Act Passes
Environment  (tags: House, Senate, RESTORE Act, Clean, Water, Act, penalties, BP, Deepwater, Horizon, disaster, Gulf Coast, Coastal, wetlandspolitics, world, ecosystems, environment, habitat )

Reggie
- 874 days ago - audubonaction.org
Today, the U.S. House and Senate have passed Audubon's highest legislative priority, the RESTORE Act, dedicating 80 percent of Clean Water Act penalties from the BP Deepwater Horizon disaster to Gulf Coast restoration.
BP Spill Fight Looms With Feds, Despite Settlement Of Private Claims
Environment  (tags: BP, Deepwater Horizon, corporate, pollution, legal case, corruption, ethics, energy, environment, dishonesty, business, society, news, government )

Cal
- 947 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
BP has finalized a $7.8 billion settlement with more than 100,000 businesses and individuals harmed by the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, Still looming is a massive civil trial that pits BP and its corporate partners on the doomed Deepwater Horizon rig a
Eyeless Shrimp and Fish With Tumors: The Horrific Consequences of BP's Spill
Environment  (tags: BP, Deepwater Horizon, corporate, pollution, legal case, corruption, ethics, energy, environment, dishonesty, business, society, news, government )

Cal
- 947 days ago - alternet.org
Despite mounting environmental and health consequences, not to mention the death of 11 workers, no executives have received jail time.
Prosecute BP for Mass Dolphin Deaths! TAKE ACTION!
Environment  (tags: oil spill, dolphins, death, BP, environment, habitat, pollution, protection, wildlife )

Lindsey
- 968 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Immediately following the BP oil spill, sixty-seven bottlenose dolphins washed up on the Gulf of Mexico beaches. More than half, 35, were babies. That was the first calving season following the spill, and normally just one or two are found.
Majority of Blame for Gulf Oil Spill Lies With BP, Two US Agencies Find
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, Gulf Oil spill, BP, bad business, pollution, humans, healthconditions, government, green, ecosystems, conservation )

Cal
- 1165 days ago - csmonitor.com
The US agencies' exhaustive report on the Gulf oil spill said complacency and cost-cutting led BP to make a series of decisions that complicated operations and added risk before the rig exploded.
ACTION ALERT: Keep BP Out of the Gulf of Mexico! PLEASE SIGN !
Environment  (tags: BP, oil spills, devastation, wildlife, oceans, destruction, gulf of mexico, protection, legalisation, conservation )

Simone
- 1196 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Last year's Deepwater Horizon oil spill was the worst environmental disaster in U.S. history. Besides decimating local fishing and tourism industries, the spill fouled miles of coastal marine habitats and theatened many thousands of species.
BP-Like Spill in Arctic Would Be Disastrous
Environment  (tags: BP, Arctic zone, environment, marine mammals, migratory birds, oil spill )

Anna
- 1312 days ago - news.discovery.com
The seas at the top of our planet are home to beloved marine mammals -- walruses, whales, seals and polar bears -- as well as to legions of migratory birds and some of the world's most productive fisheries.
 

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