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One Year Anniversary Of BP Oil Spill Approaches

Florida Gets $34M Oil Spill Grant For Conservation

In an effort to conserve the Gulf of Mexico, Florida was awarded $34.3 million in conservation grants from a settlement over the 2010 oil spill.

11/17/2014

A Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Secretary Robert Barham digs up oiled sand on a beach on April 19, 2011 at South Pass in southern Louisiana. A year after the BP oil spill coated Gulf coast beaches and marshes, BP claims that most of the oil has been removed. Barham says, however, that much of the coastal cleaning has been superficial, as the oil has seeped into the soil, killing marshes and further eroding the state's damaged Mississippi Delta ecosystem. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

$627M In Gulf Oil Spill Recovery Projects Approved

Plans to spend $627 million on 44 projects meant to aid recovery from the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico were approved Friday, but environmentalists are fuming that $58 million will go to an Alabama beachfront hotel they say will hurt rather than help the Gulf.

10/04/2014

BP Gas Station robbery. (Source: Miami Police Department)

Police Search For Man In Armed Robbery Of Gas Station

Police are looking for a man who walked into a gas station early Wednesday, pulled a ski mask over his face, pulled out a gun, and fled with cash, cigarettes and jewelry.

04/23/2014

A dead crab is seen in a piece of marsh ravaged by the effects of the BP oil spill April 17, 2011 in Ocean Springs, Mississippi.  (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Fla. AG Files Suit Against BP Over 2010 Spill

On this day three years ago, BP’S Deepwater Horizon rig exploded and killed 11 crewmen, ignited a massive fireball and left behind a gushing open well that ended in the largest offshore oil spill in U.S. history.

CBS Miami–04/20/2013

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Gulf Oil Spill Deal OKs Fla. For Millions In Natural Resource Restoration

Florida has been approved for its share of a $150 million settlement from Transocean Deepwater, Inc.

CBS4–02/16/2013

Satellite image of Hurricane Sandy (Photo by NOAA via Getty Images)

Opinion: Another Hurricane Reminds Us Of The Need For An Effective Administration

The 2012 presidential campaign between President Obama and Mitt Romney will be book-ended by hurricanes.

10/26/2012

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Broward Couple Busted In BP Oil Spill Fraud Gets 13 Years

Fraudsters Joseph Harvey and wife Anja Karin Kannell will be exchanging their waterfront McMansion for a tiny prison cell. Their Bentley will no longer be their mode of transportation. Prison-issued shoes will.

CBS Miami–09/27/2012

One Year Anniversary Of BP Oil Spill Approaches

Miami Man Faces Decades In Prison For BP Oil Spill Fraud

A 31-year-old Miami man is facing federal fraud charges after allegedly filing false claims for thousands of dollars with the BP oil spill fund.

CBS Miami–09/15/2012

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Oil Companies Along Gulf Coast Evacuate For Isaac

Ahead of Tropical Storm Isaac, the oil companies are already preparing.

CBS Miami–08/24/2012

Gulf Oil Spill Spreads, Damaging Economies, Nature, And Way Of Life

BP Oil Spill Two Years Later

On April 20, 2010, the U.S. faced the worst offshore spill in its history as oil from the BP offshore drilling site spewed onto the Gulf of Mexico.

CBS4–04/20/2012

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