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Oct 28, 2014 11:50 AM ET // Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
A significant chunk of the missing oil from 2010's Deepwater Horizon oil spill has been discovered sitting on the seafloor at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico.
Aug 11, 2014 12:11 PM ET // Tracy Staedter
Using wave generators, scientists were able to control beams of water and move a floating ping-pong ball in different directions. Continue reading →
Apr 23, 2014 11:39 AM ET // Tim Wall
BP is refusing requests to pay for evaluations of the damage caused after the company's Deepwater Horizon spill. Continue reading →
Mar 4, 2014 07:47 AM ET // Tim Wall
Thousands of otters died after the Exxon Valdez oil tanker disgorged more than 10 million gallons of crude oil onto the Alaskan coast. Now, 4,277 sea otters swim in western Prince William Sound. Continue reading →
Dec 19, 2013 10:19 AM ET // Amanda Onion
Dolphins in the area of BP’s 2010 oil spill suffered from extreme health problems, with many not expected to survive, a study conducted a year after the spill shows. Nearly half of the 32 dolphins examined from Louisiana’s Barataria Bay … Continue reading →
Jul 26, 2013 08:45 AM ET // Gayathri Vaidyanathan
The increased attention to safety around the world following Deepwater Horizon has not stopped offshore accidents Continue reading →
Apr 5, 2013 06:09 AM ET // Tim Wall
A Canadian ecologist warns that lesions on fish living downstream of Alberta's oil sands resemble those on Gulf fish after the BP oil spill. ->
Apr 4, 2013 06:09 AM ET // Talal Al-Khatib
Oil spills around or near residential areas are uncommon. But when they happen, they can be expensive and devastating. ->
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