BP, others ask judge to dismiss oil spill claims

    22 mins ago NEW ORLEANS – BP and other companies sued over the massive Gulf oil spill are asking a federal judge to dismiss many of the claims filed by businesses and people who say they have been harmed by the disaster. U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier set Monday as a deadline for BP...

    U.S. icebreakers can't handle Alaska oil spills: official

    The U.S. Coast Guard does not have enough working icebreakers to respond to a major oil spill in Alaskan waters, the top official who oversaw the containment of the BP oil spill warned Congress on Friday. "The current condition of the Coast Guard icebreaker fleet should be of great concern to...

    Gulf residents miffed by BP resuming dividends

    NEW ORLEANS – BP's decision to resume paying dividends rankled Gulf Coast residents Tuesday who saw it as another sign the company wants to move even though many are still suffering from last year's massive oil spill. Oil stains linger in marshes along Louisiana's fragile coast and tens of...

    Gulf oil spill was deadly time for turtles

    WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – More sea turtles were killed or injured in the Gulf of Mexico in the months following the BP oil spill than in any similar period during the past two decades, a report released Wednesday found. While the report suggested many of the 600 turtles were hurt by the spill...

    Former BP CEO in talks over Glencore role: report

    Tony Hayward, the former head of BP who was reviled in the United States for his handling of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, is in talks to join the board of commodities group Glencore, the Sunday Times reported. Hayward stepped down from the BP role in September after provoking outrage in the...

    Oil-soaked boom from BP spill recycled for GM's Volt

    Oil-soaked boom from the BP spill is being recycled into plastic parts for the plug-in Chevrolet Volt electric car, General Motors said Monday in a bid to boost its "clean and green" image. GM and its suppliers are recovering the protective boom laid across 100 miles (160 kilometers) of...
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    [Breaking news!] BP:100,000s: UNBELIEVABLE FISH-KILL in Louisiana -- ALL TYPES, EVEN MAMMALS

    This is a very rare event and is most likely due to the BP spill.........ricklbert This is different than other fish kills in the past exceeding the limits of a natural fish kill.......... 100,000s: UNBELIEVABLE FISH-KILL in Louisiana -- ALL TYPES, EVEN MAMMALS Breaking News!!! Thousands...
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    Oil from Gulf spill creeps ashore in Louisiana

    Oil from Gulf spill creeps ashore in Louisiana VENICE, Louisiana (Reuters) – Oil from a massive spill in the Gulf of Mexico came ashore on a chain of islands off the Louisiana coast on Thursday as BP Plc engineers prepared to start lowering a 98-ton metal chamber over the ruptured seabed well...
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    Conspiracy Theory with Jesse Ventura BP Gulf Coast Oil Spill

    Conspiracy Theory With Jesse Ventura, Season 2 Episode 7 (BP OIL SPILL)