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Deepwater Horizon

  1. Trump Dumps Obama Effort to Prevent Oil SpillsBoth the business and “populist” wings of the GOP support Trump’s heavy tilt toward oil and gas at the expense of the environment.
  2. Trump’s War on the Coastal States Includes More Offshore Drilling, Less SafetyHe’s doing this despite bipartisan opposition from governors.
  3. Trump Administration Proposes Rolling Back Oil-Spill RulesSurely private industry doesn’t need any oversight on this stuff.
  4. What’s New on HBO: December 2017Don’t miss Logan. It’s one of the best superhero movies ever made.
  5. columbus day
    7 Movies to Watch (or Not) This Columbus Day WeekendAmerican Honey for all, Magnificent Seven for none, and avoid a trip with The Girl on the Train.
  6. $$$$
    Miss Peregrine Won the Box Office This WeekendThe kids are all right.
  7. movie review
    Deepwater Horizon Thrillingly Re-creates an Awful, Indefensible EventEvery burst of steam and lethal debris, every burn and laceration, feels momentous.
  8. death defiance
    31 Ways Mark Wahlberg Has Escaped Death in His MoviesHe has weathered being shot in the face, blown up, beaten relentlessly, chop blocked by the Starship Enterprise, and so, so many shootouts.
  9. trailer mix
    Watch the First Trailer for Deepwater HorizonWatch Mark Wahlberg “tame the dinosaurs.”
  10. BP Will Pay Out $18.7 Billion Over 18 YearsThe money will settle claims with Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas, and the federal government over the oil spill.
  11. The Feeding Tube
    ‘Treme’ Creator David Simon Takes Down Bravo’s Andy Cohen Over ‘Top Chef’A writer and television personalities duke it out over New Orleans.
  12. BP to Pay Largest Criminal Fine Ever in Oil-Spill Settlement [Updated]The company has agreed to plead guilty to criminal charges.
  13. BP Reaches Nearly $8 Billion Gulf-Spill SettlementShould avoid lengthy, costly legal process.
  14. BP Reaches Settlement With Deepwater Horizon PartnerAnadarko Petroleum will help to compensate victims of the 2010 oil spill.
  15. To Mark the Anniversary of the Oil Spill, BP Sues Halliburton [Updated]Nothing says “pass the buck” like an anniversary lawsuit.
  16. BP Could Face Manslaughter Charges for Deepwater Horizon DeathsBut don’t worry, the executives are still safe.
  17. AP Reporter Glove-Slaps the Times for What He Calls Credit-HoggingThe paper’s claims of exclusive information, he says, are “blatanly false.”
  18. A Short List of What Federal Oil-Rig Inspectors Aren’t CheckingA short, semi-terrifying list.
  19. Report Criticizes Adminstration for Response to Oil SpillGovernment retort: response was “in full force and immediate.”
  20. The BP Oil Well Is Now ‘Physically Incapable of Leaking Another Drop’Were all of your other issues from last summer resolved?
  21. BP Completes Relief Well, Now on to ‘Bottom Kill’BP sensors detect that the relief well has connected with the original Macando well 18,000 feet below the surface of the Gulf.
  22. Multiple Choice Photo: (A) Gravel Road or (B) Enormous Fish Kill in the Gulf?Guess which?
  23. BP Report Blames a Series of Failures and a Number of Companies for the SpillNo single factor caused the Macondo well tragedy.”
  24. Louisiana’s Shrimp & Petroleum Festival Doesn’t See What All the Fuss Is AboutCelebrating Louisiana’s harvest since 1967.
  25. Employees From the Company Whose Oil Rig Just Exploded Spent Yesterday Protesting Restrictions on Offshore DrillingJust yesterday, Mariner Energy employees objected to restrictions on offshore drilling.
  26. BP’s Cement Plug Has HardenedCrew now beginning the final phase of drilling.
  27. Static Kill Completed in Deepwater Horizon WellThe oil leak is now double-stopped.
  28. Deepwater Horizon’s Alarm System Was Broken When the Oil Rig ExplodedThey did not want people woken up at 3 o’clock in the morning due to false alarms.”
  29. Deepwater Horizon Workers Knew Something Was UpEven before the rig exploded.
  30. Government Allows BP One More Day to Test CapSeepage detected near the Deepwater Horizon well has not sparked a release on BP’s cap yet.
  31. So How’s the Oil-Cap Replacement Going?Robots are currently facing off versus crude oil.
  32. BP to Remove Pipe Cap As Early As SaturdayThey’ll replace it with a better cap … three days later.
  33. Report: BP Chairman Blamed for Marriage ExplosionChairman Carl-Henric Svanberg is dating someone age-appropriate, and people are angry about it.
  34. Interior Secretary Renames Office of Mineral Management ServicesThe government agency whose coziness with big oil has been blamed for the catastrophic Deepwater Horizon spill is getting its own PR makeover.
  35. Last-Ditch Deepwater Oil-Spill Guards Poorly Tested, Frequently IneffectiveA ‘Times’ investigation looks into the failed “blind shear.”