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Study shows some Gulf dolphins severely ill

Bottlenose dolphins in Barataria Bay, Louisiana, are showing signs of severe ill health, according to NOAA marine mammal biologists and their local, state, federal and other research partners.

dateMar 26, 2012 in Ecology
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BP, plaintiffs focus on Gulf oil spill settlement

(AP) -- Nearly two years after his brother Gordon was killed in the Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion, Chris Jones had planned to drive in from Baton Rouge with other relatives to attend the start of the federal trial ...

dateFeb 27, 2012 in Environment
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Gulf oil spill trial delayed for settlement talks

(AP) -- A judge is pushing back the federal trial over the nation's worst offshore oil disaster by a week, saying Sunday that BP PLC was making some progress in settlement talks with a committee overseeing scores of lawsuits, ...

dateFeb 26, 2012 in Environment
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BP faces billions in fines as spill trial nears

(AP) -- On the cusp of trial over the catastrophic 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, phalanxes of lawyers, executives and public officials have spent the waning days in settlement talks. Holed up in small groups inside ...

dateFeb 25, 2012 in Environment
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