oil spill

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.
BP To Sell Part Of Its Gulf Of Mexico Stake To ChevronBP is selling part of its stake in an emerging oil-producing region in the Gulf of Mexico to Chevron, and the two companies, along with Conoco Phillips, will work to develop the fields together.
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 To Pay $210K Following Spill Response DrillsThe Justice Department says BP Products North America Inc. has agreed to pay $210,000 following surprise inspections at a Baltimore area oil terminal.
Opinion: Romney: Pay Attention To What I Say, Not What I DoIn an effort to distract voters from his tax records, W. Mitt Romney launched a four pronged push back yesterday. Romney's problem: each move revealed more about the problems with his floundering campaign.
Scientists Meet In Baltimore To Discuss Effects Of 2010 BP Oil SpillOut of sight doesn’t always mean out of mind. At least not along the Gulf Coast. Last year’s huge BP oil spill is still very much an on-going worry.
Exxon Gas Leak Contaminates Water; Homeowners SuingThis country’s worst case of underground drinking water contamination happened in Jacksonville, Baltimore County.
Findings Of Gulf Oil Spill Are ReleasedDissecting a disaster. Even before it was finally stopped, the massive oil spill in the Gulf prompted President Barack Obama to appoint a commission to investigate.