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BP employees flood Houston officials with emails related to oil spill suit, newspaper reports

By Jennifer Larino, | The Times-Picayune on July 30, 2014 at 11:50 AM Local government officials in the Houston area are being flooded by emails from BP employees as a part of a “strange and unprecedented” campaign to get them to drop a lawsuit filed against companies involved in the 2010 Gulf of Mexico [...]

Four Years After The Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill, The Gulf Is Still Suffering

by Katie Valentine Posted on April 20, 2014 at 11:59 am In his 34 years living in Louisiana, Ryan Lambert can’t remember ever seeing young, dead dolphins on his trips out in the Gulf. In just the last few months, however, he says he’s seen two. Lambert, who owns a charter fishing company in Louisiana, [...]

Empty nets in Louisiana three years after the spill

By Matt Smith, CNN updated 1:37 PM EDT, Sat April 27, 2013 Yscloskey, Louisiana (CNN) — On his dock along the banks of Bayou Yscloskey, Darren Stander makes the pelicans dance. More than a dozen of the birds have landed or hopped onto the dock, where Stander takes in crabs and oysters from the fishermen [...]

Mystery ‘oil sheen’ grows near site of BP Gulf disaster, says researcher

By John Roach, Contributing Writer, NBC News A persistent, mysterious “oil sheen” in the Gulf of Mexico near the site of BP’s Deepwater Horizon disaster grew to more than seven-miles long and one-mile wide during a recent stretch of calm seas, based on aerial observations made by a former NASA physicist turned environmental activist. “We [...]

For these spill victims, legalese is just one language barrier

Crabber Dung Tran, a Vietnamese immigrant, says the Gulf oil spill destroyed 300 of his crab traps and diminished the harvest. By Emily Pickrell December 2, 2012 CHAUVIN, LA. – Even the lawyers and accountants poring through the 1,200-page Gulf oil spill settlement sometimes grumble about deciphering the intentions in its legal language, and Vietnamese [...]

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