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Hidden oil spill: New study contradicts owner’s claims

A new federally led study of oil seeping from a platform toppled off Louisiana’s coast 14½ years ago found releases lower than other recent estimates, but contradicts the well owner’s assertions about the amount and source of oil. Oil and ...

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Hidden oil spill: New study contradicts owner’s claims

A new federally led study of oil seeping from a platform toppled off Louisiana’s coast 14½ years ago found releases lower than other recent estimates, but contradicts the well owner’s assertions about the amount and source of oil. Oil and ...

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Hidden oil spill: New study contradicts owner’s claims

A new federally led study of oil seeping from a platform toppled off Louisiana’s coast 14½ years ago found releases lower than other recent estimates, but contradicts the well owner’s assertions about the amount and source of oil. Oil and ...

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Ex-FBI chief to lead BP spill settlement program probe

Louis Freeh, a former federal judge, will conduct an external investigation to supplement an internal probe already under way of a staff attorney at the Deepwater Horizon Court Supervised Settlement Program.

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Transocean settles first Deepwater Horizon death case

Transocean Ltd. settled a lawsuit filed on behalf of one of 11 crew members killed when the company’s Deepwater Horizon drilling rig exploded April 20 in the Gulf of Mexico. The terms weren’t disclosed.

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Count crimes committed in oily Gulf of Mexico

At least one federal crime had indisputably been committed when oil started spewing into the Gulf of Mexico and approached land. Another criminal act became clear when the first oil-covered sea bird died. Even if everyone involved in the Deepwater ...

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