BP’s absurd propaganda campaign: How it keeps trying to whitewash the Deepwater Horizon

Wednesday, 18 March 2015 07:44 Written by
And each time, watchdogs caution that it’s too soon to declare victory. As the Ocean Conservancy’s Kara Lankford put it in response to a recent BP spin-job: “Scientists overwhelmingly agree that we need to monitor and research impacts for the long term, not just a few years, before we draw conclusions about what has or has not recovered.” To give you a better idea of BP’s public relations strategy, here are five of the company’s…
BP clashes with US scientists over Gulf of Mexico oil claims
Tuesday, 17 March 2015 13:32 Written by
British oil major claims Gulf of Mexico is recovering well from 2010 disaster BP is locked in a bitter row with environmental agencies in the US over its claims that the Gulf of Mexico is recovering from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill. The company said in a report published this week that most of the environmental damage from the disaster occurred in 2010. “The data and studies summarised in this report are
BP Says Gulf Of Mexico Recovering From 2010 Oil Spill, But Federal Scientists Dispute Company's Claims
Tuesday, 17 March 2015 09:46 Written by
Federal scientists are disputing statements by BP PLC that U.S. Gulf Coast ecosystems are recovering well from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster. Government officials and environmental groups said late Monday that the effects of the multimillion-barrel oil spill are likely to last “for generations,” according to media reports. BP released its environmental recovery and restoration report Monday, a month before the five-year anniversary of the disaster. An explosion on the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig killed…
BP's 5 Year Report on Oil Spill, Premature says Locals
Monday, 16 March 2015 18:46 Written by
On a day like this, it's hard to tell the worse environmental disaster in U.S. history ever touched these beaches. "Oil still washes ashore on beaches somewhere in Alabama every single day," says Casi Callaway with Mobile Baykeeper. Under the Gulf State Park Pier there are those reminders of the disaster that can be found along with seashells washing ashore. "Five years out is premature," says Callaway. "Knowing oil is all over the bottom of…
Feds appeal ruling limiting BP's oil spill fine to $13.7 billion
Monday, 16 March 2015 15:36 Written by
Federal prosecutors will appeal a January ruling that caps BP's potential oil spill penalty at $13.7 billion, well below the amount the government originally sought. A federal judge has yet to make a final ruling on how much BP will pay for each barrel of oil spilled. In a notice of appeal filed Friday (March 13), the federal government said it would challenge U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier's ruling that 3.19 million barrels of oil
Tulane Receives Grant to Study Social and Health Impacts of BP Oil Spill
Monday, 16 March 2015 12:24 Written by
Released:16-Mar-2015 12:05 PM EDT Source Newsroom:Tulane University more news from this sourceContact Information Available for logged-in reporters onlyNewswise — The Disaster Resilience Leadership Academy at Tulane University has received $1.4 million from the BP Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GoMRI) to collect new information about health, social well-being and economic impacts of the oil spill in three hard-hit coastal communities in Louisiana and Alabama. Tulane’s research will provide guidance to community leaders and
U.S. appeals ruling on size of BP oil spill
Saturday, 14 March 2015 11:17 Written by
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BP Win Cutting Gulf Spill Tab by $4 Billion Fought by U.S.
Friday, 13 March 2015 18:35 Written by
(Bloomberg) -- The U.S. is fighting a judge’s decision that shaved more than $4 billion off the maximum pollution penalties BP Plc must pay for its 2010 Gulf
Volusia man indicted in scheme for BP oil spill funds
Friday, 13 March 2015 10:57 Written by
Robert Lee Craddock, 54, is charged with wire fraud, according to a statement released Friday by United States Attorney A. Lee Bentley III. Craddock tried to claim more than $135,000 he
Port Orange man indicted in scheme for BP oil spill funds
Friday, 13 March 2015 10:39 Written by
Robert Lee Craddock, 54, is charged with wire fraud, according to a statement released Friday by United States Attorney A. Lee Bentley III. Craddock tried to claim more than $135,000 he
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