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The Justice Department has entered into the largest criminal settlement in U.S. history with the giant oil company BP, in connection with the 2010 disaster in the Gulf of Mexico that killed 11 people and caused the worst oil spill in American history....
L.A. NOWOfficials on Monday afternoon were assessing the damage after an oil tanker collided with the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge, but initial reports indicated that the vessel did not appear to be leaking oil. The 752-foot Overseas Reymar hit the tower just...
After a series of problems plagued the debut of offshore oil drilling in the U.S. Arctic, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar Tuesday ordered a high-level, expedited review of oil operations in Alaskan waters aimed at achieving “safe and responsible...
Channel 2 NewsConocoPhillips has agreed to pay more than $200,000 in state and federal fines to settle environmental claims related to two oil spills from corroded pipelines at its Kuparuk River oil field in 2006 and 2007, regulatory agencies said Monday. The...
Ferrying a load of soybeans from Seattle to China in 2004, the engine of Malaysian freighter Selendang Ayu lost power and the vessel broke in half on rocks off Unalaska Island in the middle of the Alaskan archipelago. A ferocious Bering Sea storm...
BILLINGS, Mont. - Federal investigators say Exxon Mobil Corp.'s delayed response to a pipeline break beneath Montana's Yellowstone River made the spill far worse than it otherwise would have been. Department of Transportation investigators say the...
BP, which has agreed to plead guilty to criminal charges in connection with the nation's worst offshore oil spill, was suspended from new government contracts on Wednesday, the Environmental Protection Agency announced. In suspending the company, the...
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FOX 17 NewsEnbridge says it has paid the federal government's 3.7 million dollar fine in full for the 2010 spill that dumped nearly a million gallons of oil into Talmadge Creek and the Kalamazoo River in 2010. The fine was handed out by the Pipeline and Hazardous...
Tags: Fines, Business, Sales, Property, Punishment
DETROIT (AP) — A Canadian company's failure to deal adequately with cracks in an oil pipeline and its slow response to a 2010 rupture in southwestern Michigan likely caused the most expensive onshore oil spill in U.S. history, the National...
World NowGreenpeace activists scaled a frigid Russian oil platform on Friday to draw attention to the possible dangers of drilling in the Arctic, warning a spill could sully nature reserves long before crews are able to clean it up....
CNNNEW YORK --- BP will plead guilty to manslaughter charges stemming from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon explosion and oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, and agreed to pay $4.5 billion in government penalties, Attorney General Eric Holder announced Thursday....
Tags: Fines, Tony Hayward, Laws, Water Pollution, Murder
The damage done by BP's oil spill in 2010 was a devasting blow to the economy and tragically cost 11 oil rig workers their lives. The company has so far set aside $42 billion to pay fines and damages resulting from the spill, and that amount may yet...
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