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The Best Non-Greasy Oils for Your Beauty Routine
Because oiling up can feel so good.
Up to 105,000 Gallons of Oil Spill Off Coast of California
The crude oil has spread across four miles of coast.
BP Could Face Manslaughter Charges for Deepwater Horizon Deaths
But don’t worry, the executives are still safe.
A Short List of What Federal Oil-Rig Inspectors Aren’t Checking
A short, semi-terrifying list.
Report Criticizes Adminstration for Response to Oil Spill
Government retort: response was “in full force and immediate.”
BP Completes Relief Well, Now on to ‘Bottom Kill’
sensors detect that the relief well has connected with the original Macando well 18,000 feet below the surface of the Gulf.
Multiple Choice Photo: (A) Gravel Road or (B) Enormous Fish Kill in the Gulf?
You Know What They Say About People Who Like to Start Fires
Another week, another fire.
Louisiana’s Shrimp & Petroleum Festival Doesn’t See What All the Fuss Is About
Celebrating Louisiana’s harvest since 1967.
BP: We Can’t Pay for Spill Damage If We Can’t Drill Offshore
Drilling restriction would “have a substantial impact on our cash flow.”
BP Executives Should Be Thankful Brad Pitt Isn’t President
The actor takes a stand in new Spike Lee documentary.
A 22-Mile Plume of Oil Has Gone Missing in the Gulf
Scientists lost track of the oil “mist” after Hurricane Alex.
Oil Possibly Found Farther East and Deeper Down Than Suspected
At levels toxic to underwater organisms.
James Cameron Says Government Ignored His Oil Spill Response Plan
“At the end of the day, they did exactly what we recommended.”
BP’s Cement Plug Has Hardened
Crew now beginning the final phase of drilling.
Static Kill Completed in Deepwater Horizon Well
The oil leak is now double-stopped.
New Report Claims Oil Spill Is Essentially Under Control
Three quarters of the oil has been eliminated.
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.
Oil Spill Estimate Increases Yet Again
And “static kill” is postponed.
‘Static Kill’ to Hopefully Plug Oil Well for Good This Week
Oil Spill Not Actually That Big a Deal
The environment is doing fine!
Tony Hayward to Get Annual Pension of Close to $1 Million
will be sitting on piles of money in Russia.
BP May Literally Banish Tony Hayward to Siberia
Well, Moscow, at least.
Tony Hayward Reportedly Stepping Down
For real, this time!
Deepwater Horizon’s Alarm System Was Broken When the Oil Rig Exploded
They did not want people woken up at 3 o’clock in the morning due to false alarms.”
Oil Cleanup Paused While Bonnie Passes Through
It’s like Mother Nature is a cutter.
The Obamas Plan A Trip To The Gulf
This vacation should prove less controversial.
Deepwater Horizon Workers Knew Something Was Up
Even before the rig exploded.
Oil Companies Aiming To Impress Public, White House With ‘Rapid Response System’
Four companies are each donating $250 million.
Arnold Schwarzenegger Compares Oil Spill to Mel Gibson
Only one of them has been contained.
Coming Soon: Lots of Books on the Oil Spill
Six such tomes start arriving in bookstores in September.
BP Pumps in Mud As CEO Departure Rumor Pumps Its Stock
Will the spill outlast Tony Hayward?
Government Allows BP One More Day to Test Cap
Seepage detected near the Deepwater Horizon well has not sparked a release on
’s cap yet.
Setback in Spill Containment As Seepage Is Detected in Gulf
New Oil Spill: Red Hook, Brooklyn
But it’s diesel oil, and a bit smaller.
So How’s the New Oil-Containment Cap Working?
Oil Has Apparently Stopped Gushing Into the Gulf
“I am very excited,”
senior vice-president said, “but I don’t want to create a false sense of excitement.”
BP Delays Testing of New Cap
Additional analysis” needed on testing process.
Early Reports: New Containment Cap Appears to Have Stopped Spill
has yet to confirm the
So How’s the Oil-Cap Replacement Going?
Robots are currently facing off versus crude oil.
BP to Remove Pipe Cap As Early As Saturday
They’ll replace it with a better cap … three days later.
BP Sets More Expectations It Probably Can’t Meet
Can it really fix the leak by July 27?
Oil Spill Is Old News to Bloggers, Tweeters
The online conversation has moved on.
Tar Balls Hit Texas Coast
still making money from government contracts.
UCB’s Oil-Spill Spoof Video Makes BP Sad
“It makes their shoulders go down.”
U.S. Accepting International Help in Spill Cleanup
Twenty two countries will assist in the effort.
Bill Clinton Says Blowing Up BP Well ‘May Become Necessary’
Let’s just fix the problem,” he advises.
Oil Spill Reaches Mississippi Coast
Two beaches hit with large larges of thick oil.
Tropical Storm Alex May or May Not Disrupt the BP Cleanup
The Coast Guard is keeping his fingers crossed, but hedging his bets.
Americans Are Less Confident in Obama Than Ever Before, Poll Says
Over 60 percent think the country is on the wrong track.