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Oil Spill

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    The Best Non-Greasy Oils for Your Beauty RoutineBecause oiling up can feel so good. 
  2. Up to 105,000 Gallons of Oil Spill Off Coast of California The crude oil has spread across four miles of coast.
  3. BP Could Face Manslaughter Charges for Deepwater Horizon DeathsBut don’t worry, the executives are still safe.
  4. A Short List of What Federal Oil-Rig Inspectors Aren’t CheckingA short, semi-terrifying list.
  5. Report Criticizes Adminstration for Response to Oil SpillGovernment retort: response was “in full force and immediate.”
  6. 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.
  7. Multiple Choice Photo: (A) Gravel Road or (B) Enormous Fish Kill in the Gulf?Guess which?
  8. You Know What They Say About People Who Like to Start FiresAnother week, another fire.
  9. Louisiana’s Shrimp & Petroleum Festival Doesn’t See What All the Fuss Is AboutCelebrating Louisiana’s harvest since 1967.
  10. BP: We Can’t Pay for Spill Damage If We Can’t Drill OffshoreDrilling restriction would “have a substantial impact on our cash flow.”
  11. BP Executives Should Be Thankful Brad Pitt Isn’t PresidentThe actor takes a stand in new Spike Lee documentary.
  12. A 22-Mile Plume of Oil Has Gone Missing in the GulfScientists lost track of the oil “mist” after Hurricane Alex.
  13. Oil Possibly Found Farther East and Deeper Down Than SuspectedAt levels toxic to underwater organisms.
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    James Cameron Says Government Ignored His Oil Spill Response Plan“At the end of the day, they did exactly what we recommended.”
  15. BP’s Cement Plug Has HardenedCrew now beginning the final phase of drilling.
  16. Static Kill Completed in Deepwater Horizon WellThe oil leak is now double-stopped.
  17. New Report Claims Oil Spill Is Essentially Under ControlThree quarters of the oil has been eliminated.
  18. BP Gets Hit With a New Lawsuit and (Surprise!) It Has Nothing to Do With the Spill$10 billion in damages for a benzene leak in Texas. Add it to their tab.
  19. Oil Spill Estimate Increases Yet AgainAnd “static kill” is postponed.
  20. ‘Static Kill’ to Hopefully Plug Oil Well for Good This WeekWith cement!
  21. Oil Spill Not Actually That Big a DealThe environment is doing fine!
  22. Tony Hayward to Get Annual Pension of Close to $1 MillionBP CEO will be sitting on piles of money in Russia.
  23. BP May Literally Banish Tony Hayward to SiberiaWell, Moscow, at least.
  24. Tony Hayward Reportedly Stepping DownFor real, this time!
  25. 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.”
  26. Oil Cleanup Paused While Bonnie Passes ThroughIt’s like Mother Nature is a cutter.
  27. The Obamas Plan A Trip To The GulfThis vacation should prove less controversial.
  28. Deepwater Horizon Workers Knew Something Was UpEven before the rig exploded.
  29. Oil Companies Aiming To Impress Public, White House With ‘Rapid Response System’Four companies are each donating $250 million.
  30. Arnold Schwarzenegger Compares Oil Spill to Mel GibsonOnly one of them has been contained.
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    Coming Soon: Lots of Books on the Oil SpillSix such tomes start arriving in bookstores in September.
  32. BP Pumps in Mud As CEO Departure Rumor Pumps Its StockWill the spill outlast Tony Hayward?
  33. 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.
  34. Setback in Spill Containment As Seepage Is Detected in GulfUh-oh.
  35. New Oil Spill: Red Hook, BrooklynBut it’s diesel oil, and a bit smaller.
  36. So How’s the New Oil-Containment Cap Working?Generally, well.
  37. Oil Has Apparently Stopped Gushing Into the Gulf“I am very excited,” BP senior vice-president said, “but I don’t want to create a false sense of excitement.”
  38. BP Delays Testing of New CapAdditional analysis” needed on testing process.
  39. Early Reports: New Containment Cap Appears to Have Stopped SpillBP has yet to confirm the PBS report.
  40. So How’s the Oil-Cap Replacement Going?Robots are currently facing off versus crude oil.
  41. BP to Remove Pipe Cap As Early As SaturdayThey’ll replace it with a better cap … three days later.
  42. BP Sets More Expectations It Probably Can’t MeetCan it really fix the leak by July 27?
  43. Oil Spill Is Old News to Bloggers, TweetersThe online conversation has moved on.
  44. Tar Balls Hit Texas CoastMeanwhile, BP still making money from government contracts.
  45. UCB’s Oil-Spill Spoof Video Makes BP Sad“It makes their shoulders go down.”
  46. U.S. Accepting International Help in Spill CleanupTwenty two countries will assist in the effort.
  47. Bill Clinton Says Blowing Up BP Well ‘May Become Necessary’Let’s just fix the problem,” he advises.
  48. Oil Spill Reaches Mississippi CoastTwo beaches hit with large larges of thick oil.
  49. Tropical Storm Alex May or May Not Disrupt the BP CleanupThe Coast Guard is keeping his fingers crossed, but hedging his bets.
  50. Americans Are Less Confident in Obama Than Ever Before, Poll SaysOver 60 percent think the country is on the wrong track.
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