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Gulf Oil Spill

Tar balls wash up on a beach. (Source:  Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)

Travelers Stuck As Houston Channel Oil Spill Cleanup Continues

It’s been two days since a collision in the Houston Ship Channel dumped as many as 170,000 gallons of oil from a barge into the water along the Gulf Coast. Monday workers in bright yellow suits picked quarter-sized “tar balls” out of the sand along Galveston Bay.

03/24/2014

Workers remove oil washed ashore from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico on June 26, 2010 in Orange Beach, Alabama. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Panel Says Gulf Oil Spill Could Happen Again

Disasters like the Gulf oil spill could happen again, according to the conclusions of a presidential panel.

01/06/2011

Workers clear off some of the oil residue on the beach from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico on July 4, 2010 in Pass Christian, Mississippi. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

BP Deep-Cleaning Gulf Beaches Amid New Worries

BP has launched its biggest push yet to clean the tourist beaches that were coated with crude during the Gulf oil spill.

11/17/2010

Workers remove oil washed ashore from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico on June 26, 2010 in Orange Beach, Alabama. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Gulf Oil Spill Cost Hits $40 Billion

BP says the cost of the devastating Gulf of Mexico oil spill has grown to $40 billion, dragging down its third quarter net profit.

11/02/2010

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BP Says Gulf Oil Spill Has Cost $11.2 Billion

LONDON (AP) – BP PLC said Friday that it has pledged royalty revenues from several Gulf of Mexico assets to guarantee payment of claims from the disastrous blowout of its Macondo well. The oil company […]

10/01/2010