In 'Deepwater Horizon,' An Ecological Disaster's Human Toll The name Deepwater Horizon is synonymous to most with environmental catastrophe and corporate negligence. For Mike Williams, who survived the April 2010 oil-rig explosion by plunging into the Gulf of Mexico from several stories up, it was about something else.
Florida Counties Have Different Plans For Oil Spill FundsThe state of Florida is dealing with an environmental issue that has been several years in the making.
Lawmakers Sort Out Details Of Oil Spill MoneyWith billions of dollars coming to Florida in reparation for the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, a Senate panel Tuesday tried to get a better feel for how the money will be spent.
New Rules Proposed As 5-Year Anniversary Of Oil Spill NearsAlmost five years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the Obama administration has proposed new regulations aimed at strengthening oversight of offshore oil drilling equipment and ensuring that out-of-control wells can be sealed in an emergency.
Hopes, Fears, Doubts Surround Cuba's Oil FutureOne of the most prolific oil and gas basins on the planet sits just off Cuba's northwest coast, and the thaw in relations with the United States is giving rise to hopes that Cuba can now get in on the action.
Obama Opens Eastern Seaboard To Oil Exploration The Obama administration is set to reopen the Eastern Seaboard to offshore oil and gas exploration after the approval of sonic cannons which pinpoint energy deposits beneath the ocean floor.
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.
Mid-April Linked With National TragedyThe deadly attacks in Boston Monday left a city and a nation searching for answers. But it has also drawn attention to an odd historical phenomenon that happens around this time of April.
Opinion: Another Hurricane Reminds Us Of The Need For An Effective AdministrationThe 2012 presidential campaign between President Obama and Mitt Romney will be book-ended by hurricanes.
BP Oil Spill Two Years LaterOn 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.
Huge Oil Rig Ready To Drill Off CubaLess than two years after the BP oil spill left the Gulf coast reeling, a new semi-submersible oil rig is now stationed in the Florida Straits, less than 90 miles from the coast of Key West.
Key Federal Report Assigns Blame In BP Gulf Oil SpillA key federal report blames poor management, some major missteps and a faulty cement job by BP and others for the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history and the deaths of 11 rig workers.