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A crane stands along a Gulf of Mexico coast beach at dawn. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Transocean’s Oil Spill Deal Will Help Gulf

A settlement between the Justice Department and Transocean will pump dollars into projects designed to help the Gulf Coast recover from the nation’s largest offshore oil spill.

01/04/2013

Coast Guard Attempts Burning Off Oil Leaking From Sunken Rig

Feds, Transocean Reach $1.4B Deal Over Gulf Spill

The Justice Department has reached a $1.4 billion settlement with Transocean Ltd., the owner of the drilling rig that sank after an explosion killed 11 workers and spawned the massive 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

01/03/2013

In this, provided be the U.S. Coast Guard, fire boat response crews battle the blazing remnants of the offshore oil rig Deepwater Horizon in the Gulf of Mexico on April 21, 2010. (credit: U.S. Coast Guard via Getty Images)

Oil May Be Seeping From Deepwater Horizon Site

CBS News has learned that BP is set to embark on the fifth day of a little-known mission to look for any new oil leaking from the Deepwater Horizon disaster.

12/13/2012

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BP To Pay U.S. Billions For Gulf Oil Spill

BP has agreed to pay the largest criminal penalty in U.S. history, totaling billions of dollars, for the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, a person familiar with the deal said Thursday.

11/15/2012

Satellite image of Hurricane Sandy (Photo by NOAA via Getty Images)

Opinion: Another Hurricane Reminds Us Of The Need For An Effective Administration

The 2012 presidential campaign between President Obama and Mitt Romney will be book-ended by hurricanes.

10/26/2012

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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

A drilling rig is seen in the Gulf of Mexico. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Gulf Lease Sale Nets $1.7 Billion

The federal government’s first auction of offshore petroleum leases in the same area where the Deepwater Horizon exploded in 2010 brought in $1.7 billion in winning bids Wednesday.

06/21/2012

Actor Kevin Costner stands on the side of the 17th green during the third round of the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am at the Pebble Beach Golf Links on February 12, 2011 in Pebble Beach, California. (credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Jury Sides With Costner In BP Spill Lawsuit

Kevin Costner said his reputation was at stake as he defended himself against accusations that he cheated fellow actor Stephen Baldwin out of millions of dollars after the 2010 oil spill.

06/15/2012

A Pacific white-sided dolphin plays with her mother in the aquarium at Kamogawa Sea World in Kamogawa, Japan. (Photo by Koichi Kamoshida/Getty Images)

Dozens Of Dolphins Stranded In Texas

Over 120 dolphins have turned up stranded in Texas since last fall, and researchers do not know why. Experts are looking at the BP oil spill and an algae bloom as possible causes.

06/12/2012

Actor Kevin Costner stands on the side of the 17th green during the third round of the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am at the Pebble Beach Golf Links on February 12, 2011 in Pebble Beach, California. (credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Baldwin Set To Battle Costner Over BP Deal

Two Hollywood stars could spend the next two weeks in a New Orleans courtroom rather than on camera, on opposing sides in a real-life legal drama.

06/04/2012

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Judge Outlines New Plan For Gulf Oil Spill Trial

A judge has outlined a new structure for a trial of Gulf oil spill claims that wouldn’t be resolved by a proposed class-action settlement between BP and a team of attorneys.

05/31/2012

A shrimper works in a shrimp boat off the coast of Louisiana. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Gulf Fishermen Reeling From Seafood Troubles

Gloom infects the hard-working shrimp and crab docks of gritty fishing towns in Louisiana, as the second full year of fishing since BP’s catastrophic oil spill kicks into high gear.

05/24/2012

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