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Scientists lower Gulf health grade

(AP) -- Six months after the rig explosion that led to the largest offshore oil spill in U.S. history, damage to the Gulf of Mexico can be measured more in increments than extinctions, say scientists polled ...

Oct 18, 2010
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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.

Feb 17, 2011
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Gulf oil spill panel to look at root causes

(AP) -- The new presidential oil spill commission will focus on how safety, government oversight and the ability to clean up spills haven't kept up with advances in drilling technology, the panel's leaders say.

Jul 09, 2010
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BP says $2 billion spent on US oil spill

BP revealed Monday it has so far spent two billion dollars on the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, after an internal BP document suggested the gusher might be spewing far faster than initially feared.

Jun 21, 2010
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Scientist proposes method to quantify Gulf oil spill

While the world has reacted with shock and anger to the massive amounts of oil leaking into the Gulf of Mexico as a result of the Deepwater Horizon platform blowout, a UC Santa Barbara scientist has proposed that methane ...

May 24, 2010
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