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BP Oil Spill

The letters BP, inscribed in sand and oil by a Greenpeace activist, are shown on a beach at the mouth of the Mississippi River on May 17, 2010 in near Venice, Louisiana. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Ex-BP Engineer, Texan Convicted On One Obstruction Charge

The first criminal trial produced by the Justice Department’s sweeping probe of BP’s massive 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico ended Wednesday with a jury convicting a drilling engineer of trying to obstruct investigators by deleting text messages from his cellular phone.

12/18/2013

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) (Photo by Steve Pope/Getty Images)

Opinion: ‘I’m Not A Scientist, Man’ And The GOP’s War On Reason

If Republicans, as a political party, continue this hostility toward science then they do not understand the driving force that science and innovation play in our economy. It also is another proof point in the case that Democrats made about Republican math not adding up.

11/20/2012

BP Petrol Station Logo

BP Agrees To Pay $13M For Texas Refinery Penalties

Oil giant BP has agreed to pay $13 million to settle charges of failing to fix safety violations at its Texas City oil refinery after a 2005 explosion killed 15 workers.

07/12/2012

Birds fly over an island that is threatened by the massive Deepwater Horizon/BP oil spill on May 9, 2010 in Gulf of Mexico. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Day Of Remembrance: 1 Year After Gulf Oil Disaster

Relatives of some of the 11 men who died aboard the Deepwater Horizon oil rig are flying over the Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday, back to the epicenter of the worst offshore oil spill in the nation’s history.

CBSDFW.COM–04/20/2011

It's August

No, it’s not quite August on the calendar just yet, but that’s not what this is about. Please allow me one final note about this past week’s trip to New Orleans:   I simply would not […]

07/31/2010

Journalists Still Blocked From Covering Parts of Oil Spill (Audio)

In case you missed by conversation with National President of the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists Roberta Reardon, here it is.  Americans still aren’t getting the entire story of the disaster on the […]

07/29/2010

Gulf Water Explodes When Tested (Video)

Water from the Gulf of Mexico is now highly flammable, thanks to the BP oil spill.  Video after the jump….

07/18/2010

BP: No Oil Leaking Into Gulf From Busted Well

BP says it is encouraged by results so far from its leaking oil well in the Gulf of Mexico.

07/15/2010

BP Says Relief Well On Hold For Test Of New Cap

 BP says it halted drilling on a relief well meant to plug its Gulf of Mexico oil leak

07/14/2010

Galveston Business Owner on Oil Slick (Audio)

Texas is now the fifth state affected by the BP oil spill. Tonight I had the chance to talk with Kristen Ethridge.   She and her husband, Brian, own Galveston Outfitters and a jewelry store on […]

07/05/2010