By ProPublica on March 13, 2012
by Abraham Lustgarten, ProPublica BP’s refining subsidiary was released today from criminal probation related to a 2005 explosion in Texas City that killed 15 workers. The company has addressed the most serious safety deficiencies exposed by the accident and satisfied the terms of a felony plea agreement to settle charges that it failed to protect [...]
By Zachary Shahan on June 13, 2011
The Friday release of Sarah Palin’s emails from her relatively short tenure as Governor of Alaska and rise to fame nationally (leading up to the 2008 election) have resulted in feverish scanning by journalists worldwide. One particular story of interest that has just popped up concerns her efforts to get a BP pipeline built in Alaska.. one year after the state’s worst oil spill in history.
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By Timothy Hurst on December 27, 2010
From the BP oil spill to a photo of a bear chasing a bison, 2010 was a banner year at ecopolitology.
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By Michael Brune on October 8, 2010
When the BP oil disaster was raging this summer, much of the country was engaged in a conversation about how we could prevent something like this from ever happening again. The new drilling regulations announced by the Interior Department last week might make another accident less likely, but they don’t address the fundamental challenge: getting off oil as quickly as possible.