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Panel: Gulf oil spill could happen again

(AP) -- Disasters like the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon rig could happen again without significant reform, according to the conclusions of a presidential panel that has the companies involved in the ...

dateJan 06, 2011 in Environment
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Damage from BP oil spill lingers a year later

The worst maritime oil spill in history began nearly a year ago with a drop in pressure in a poorly drilled well deep in the Gulf of Mexico. It hasn't really ended even though BP's runaway well was eventually ...

dateApr 13, 2011 in Environment
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BP could have prevented blowout: investigator

BP's oil well in the Gulf of Mexico might never have blown last year if the company's engineers had been consulted about a key test that pointed to a defective cement job, investigators reported Thursday.

dateFeb 17, 2011 in Environment
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A natural tool to tackle oil spills?

(PhysOrg.com) -- Marine bacteria could be the key to cleaning oil spills in the sea, without further damaging the environment by using chemicals, according to microbiologists at Bangor University.

dateMay 27, 2010 in Environment
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