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Cleaning Up

  1. Marathoners, Hard Hit Residents, and Other New Yorkers Volunteering Side by SideIt warms the heart, even as temperatures drop.
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    BP Reaches Settlement With Deepwater Horizon PartnerAnadarko Petroleum will help to compensate victims of the 2010 oil spill.
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    BP Could Face Manslaughter Charges for Deepwater Horizon DeathsBut don’t worry, the executives are still safe.
  4. snowball fight
    Mayor Bloomberg Is ‘Angry’ About City’s Slow Blizzard Cleanup“It is a bad situation.”
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    Gowanus Canal Residents to EPA: How About That Raw Sewage While You’re at It?Please?
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    A Short List of What Federal Oil-Rig Inspectors Aren’t CheckingA short, semi-terrifying list.
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    Obama Administration Changes Its Mind About Offshore DrillingNow that we think about it, maybe that wasn’t the best idea.
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    BP Is Back to Being ProfitableHeckuva third quarter, BP!
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    Four Advance Tests Showed That the Cement Halliburton Was Using to Close BP’s Well Was UnstableHalliburton only told BP about one of them.
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    Moratorium on Offshore Drilling Will Now End Before the MidtermsMy, that was quick.
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    Report Criticizes Adminstration for Response to Oil SpillGovernment retort: response was “in full force and immediate.”
  12. bp
    New BP CEO: We’re Coming Back From ‘Near-Death’“[We need] a fast evolution, not revolution.”
  13. cleaning up the prequel?
    Shell Wants to Build the World’s Largest Floating Natural-Gas PlantWhat could go wrong?
  14. cleaning up
    The BP Oil Well Is Now ‘Physically Incapable of Leaking Another Drop’Were all of your other issues from last summer resolved?
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    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.
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    Multiple Choice Photo: (A) Gravel Road or (B) Enormous Fish Kill in the Gulf?Guess which?
  17. twitter
    Creator of Fake BP Twitter Was Struck With Idea While ‘Taking a Whiz’“It was very obvious to me BP was more worried about its image than about actually letting people see and understand what was happening on the Gulf.”
  18. cleaning up
    You Know What They Say About People Who Like to Start FiresAnother week, another fire.
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    BP Report Blames a Series of Failures and a Number of Companies for the Spill“No single factor caused the Macondo well tragedy.”
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    Louisiana’s Shrimp & Petroleum Festival Doesn’t See What All the Fuss Is AboutCelebrating Louisiana’s harvest since 1967.
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    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.
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    Oil Rig Explodes in Gulf of Mexico [Updated]Yes, this is happening again.
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    BP Executives Should Be Thankful Brad Pitt Isn’t PresidentThe actor takes a stand in new Spike Lee documentary.
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    A 22-Mile Plume of Oil Has Gone Missing in the GulfScientists lost track of the oil “mist” after Hurricane Alex.
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    BP’s Cement Plug Has HardenedCrew now beginning the final phase of drilling.
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    Static Kill Completed in Deepwater Horizon WellThe oil leak is now double-stopped.
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    BP Will Keep Killing the Well Until It Is Killed for GoodThe static kill worked, and the bottom kill will finish the job.
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    New Report Claims Oil Spill Is Essentially Under ControlThree quarters of the oil has been eliminated.
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    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.
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    Oil Spill Estimate Increases Yet AgainAnd “static kill” is postponed.
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    Oil Spill Not Actually That Big a DealThe environment is doing fine!
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    BP Exec Warns Congress About Risks of Restricting Offshore Drilling“It would harm the ongoing effort to increase America’s energy independence.”
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    Tony Hayward to Get Annual Pension of Close to $1 MillionBP CEO will be sitting on piles of money in Russia.
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    BP May Literally Banish Tony Hayward to SiberiaWell, Moscow, at least.
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    Tony Hayward Reportedly Stepping DownFor real, this time!
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    Denied Reports of Tony Hayward’s Dismissal Make the Rounds Again [Updated]Will he leave soon, though?
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    Oil-Spill Cleanup Commences AgainBonnie was pretty weak.
  38. oil spill
    Oil Cleanup Paused While Bonnie Passes ThroughIt’s like Mother Nature is a cutter.
  39. in hot water
    Deepwater Horizon Workers Knew Something Was UpEven before the rig exploded.
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    Oil Companies Aiming To Impress Public, White House With ‘Rapid Response System’Four companies are each donating $250 million.
  41. cleaning up by getting dirty
    BP Pumps in Mud As CEO Departure Rumor Pumps Its StockWill the spill outlast Tony Hayward?
  42. bp
    London Times: Tony Hayward to Step DownBP immediately denies claim.
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    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.
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    Setback in Spill Containment As Seepage Is Detected in GulfUh-oh.
  45. generally good news
    So How’s the New Oil-Containment Cap Working?Generally, well.
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    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.”
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    BP Delays Testing of New Cap“Additional analysis” needed on testing process.
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    Early Reports: New Containment Cap Appears to Have Stopped SpillBP has yet to confirm the PBS report.
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    So How’s the Oil-Cap Replacement Going?Robots are currently facing off versus crude oil.
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    BP to Remove Pipe Cap As Early As SaturdayThey’ll replace it with a better cap … three days later.
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