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Settlement of $211M reached in Gulf oil spill

NEW ORLEANS - A committee of lawyers representing businesses and individuals claiming damages from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill announced a $211 million settlement Wednesday with Transocean Ltd.
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Enough on the bridge, let's move on to ANWR

...federal government if they allowed production off their coasts. We presume the hurricane-hit states already share in Gulf oil production, or should. America will always need oil and natural gas for plastics, chemicals and resins, as well as...
NPR correspondent Peter Kenyon to lead lecture this evening

...fisherwoman. Now based in Istanbul, Kenyon is currently covering Iran's political crisis as well as the business of Persian Gulf oil and its international influences. Prior to taking this assignment in 2010, Kenyon spent five years in Cairo covering...
In the stacks: New nonfiction audiobooks

...Water," by Peter Lehner and Bob Deans, read by Tom Weiner. Readers who paid close attention to the coverage of the Gulf Oil disaster of 2010 won't find much really new here, but readers who are curious now that the media attention has died...
Obama cautiously offers more areas for offshore drilling in Alaska and Gulf of Mexico

...developed, and spill response plans have improved since the Gulf oil spill disaster in 2010.The drilling plans are the latest...prices and environmental disasters such as last year's Gulf oil spill. Weeks before that disaster, the White House had...
More oil isn't worth the risk

...oil spill. If they can fool themselves, I suppose they can also fool the president. With the horrible example of the Gulf oil spill before him, I sincerely hope Obama will put a permanent stop to offshore drilling. This oil spill will be a huge...
Shell: We're ready to drill in Arctic Ocean

...administration and upheld by the Obama administration in March. Although the appeals court hearing had been scheduled before the Gulf Oil spill and arguments did not involve it, the environmental coalition has been making comparisons in public statements...
Gulf oil crisis calls for leadership, not for protection of oil interestes

It's been a month now since a BP offshore oil rig exploded, adding hundreds of thousands of gallons of oil to the growing mess each day.
Delegation blasts feds, cites progress on some issues

...There is a lot of work yet to do on the Kerry-Lieberman bill, and even with all the emotion being generated over the Gulf oil spill, we still have no comprehensive national energy plan," Begich said. "We're in a period where emotions are...
Free-market religion gets lost in gulf oil spill

?There has never been a challenge that the American people, with as little interference as possible by the federal government, cannot handle.? ? Bobby Jindal, March 24, 2009


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