BP oil spill: The legacy - Most Recent


What happened to the oil from the BP spill?

Apr 18, 2012
2010's Gulf oil spill put almost 5 million barrels of oil in the Gulf of Mexico. Where did it all go?
Posted In: bp oil spill, Gulf of Mexico, Gulf oil spill

BP seeks to blame Halliburton for oil spill

Jan 3, 2012
British oil giant BP has filed court papers demanding the Houston-based firm Halliburton pay billions of dollars in clean-up and compensation costs for the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
Posted In: bp oil spill, BP, Halliburton

Biotech firm looks to clean oil out of laundry detergent

Apr 21, 2011
The BP spill anniversary reminds us that oil is ubiquitous. Replacing it isn't so easy, but some industries are coming up with alternatives.

Reflections from a New Orleanian

Apr 21, 2011
The BP oil spill changed the lives of many folks along the Gulf Coast. But the resilient culture remains.

Shrimpers try to catch customers through online market

Apr 21, 2011
Louisiana shrimp season just got underway. The BP spill made it harder to sell seafood from the Gulf of Mexico, but new online marketing and sales could help fishermen lure customers.
Posted In: Environment

BP spill consequences differ for two Louisiana cities

Apr 20, 2011
A year after the BP oil spill, things are looking up in New Orleans. But for Lafourche Parish on the Gulf Coast, it's a different story.
Posted In: Oil

Scientists lack oil to study BP spill

Apr 20, 2011
In the year since the Gulf oil spill, scientific research has been delayed because BP says it can't spare samples to study.
Posted In: Oil

In the wake of the BP spill, putting a price on nature

Apr 20, 2011
The government is beginning the long process of tallying the natural resources damage caused by the BP oil spill. But what's the value of a dolphin?



About this collection

The Marketplace Sustainability Desk looks at the Gulf after the BP oil spill that happened on April 10, 2010 to see how the region is recovering and how sustainability efforts have been affected.