BP Spill: Ripples - Most Commented

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Louisiana works to wash image of seafood post-spill

Aug 9, 2010
The Louisiana Foodservice Expo wraps up today in New Orleans, and Louisiana officials are going to lengths to show the seafood is safe for consumption.
Posted In: Food

Is the worst of the oil spill really over?

Aug 4, 2010
There has been some upbeat news from the Gulf oil spill lately -- BP says its effort to plug the blown-out well is looking good and government scientists say the spill no longer poses a threat to the Florida Keys or the East Coast. Reporter Krissy Clark talks with Bob Moon about where we stand with the spill.
Posted In: Oil

Louisiana shrimpers getting set to return to work

Aug 4, 2010
Louisiana officials meet tomorrow to set the start of the fall shrimping season in the Gulf of Mexico. Not everyone is thrilled at the idea of going back to the work.
Posted In: Agriculture, Oil

BP makes plugging progress; 75% of oil has dispersed

Aug 4, 2010
BP says it is making progress plugging the Gulf oil well, and the government is set to announce today that roughly three-quarters of the oil has already dispersed.
Posted In: Oil

Senate will probe BP on use of dispersants in oil spill

Aug 2, 2010
BP is dealing with congressional questions about the chemical dispersants used to help break up the oil in the Gulf spill.
Posted In: Oil

House targets BP in bill involving offshore drilling bans

Aug 2, 2010
The House of Representatives has passed a bill banning companies responsible for the deaths of over 10 workers over the last seven years from obtaining an offshore drilling license.
Posted In: Oil

Hayward felt scapegoated, stepped down for love of BP

Jul 30, 2010
Now ex BP CEO Tony Hayward thinks he was made a scapegoat for the Gulf of Mexico oil disaster and BP's response to it.
Posted In: Oil

Federal panel will decide where to hear BP cases

Jul 29, 2010
A panel of federal judges in Boise, Idaho will decide where to try 250 BP lawsuits filed in 12 different states. And wherever that is could see a sizable economic boost.
Posted In: Oil

An addiction to oil or a way of life?

Jul 28, 2010
Oil spills around the world may be the fault of individual companies, but Americans -- with their bus-less suburbs, saran wraps and highways -- are also perpetuating the country's reliance on oil.
Posted In: Auto, Environment, Oil

How much responsibility should oil companies take in an oil spill?

Jul 28, 2010
A sticking point in Congress's energy bill is how much responsibility a company that causes an oil spill should take. John Dimsdale reports.

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