Articles in Category: 'BP Oil Spill'

By: Nancy Smith | Posted: July 30, 2013 3:55 AM
 

The U.S. Department of Justice -- an entity that owes us an explanation for so many things on so many levels -- owes us another one for Halliburton.

 
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By: Kenric Ward | Posted: January 12, 2011 3:55 AM
 
While concluding that last spring's Gulf oil disaster was "not Obama's Katrina," a commission led by former Florida Gov. Bob Graham nevertheless heaped blame on federal regulators, BP Petroleum and the oil industry in general.
 
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By: Kenric Ward | Posted: October 7, 2010 2:25 PM
 
Buttressing Floridians' complaints about Washington's response to the giant BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, a federal commission blasted the Obama administration for initially underestimating the scope of the disaster, and then overreacting politically.
 
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By: Alex Tiegen | Posted: June 8, 2010 3:44 PM
 

British Petroleum Senior Vice President Bob Fryar tried to soothe frustrated members of the Florida Cabinet Tuesday with the promise of a new $25 million check for the state.

 
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By: Kenric Ward | Posted: August 19, 2010 9:10 AM
 

Oil that dispersed in the Gulf of Mexico is still out there, coating deep-water spawning grounds and potentially resurfacing on Panhandle beaches, University of South Florida researchers say.

 
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By: Lane Wright | Posted: July 16, 2010 4:05 AM
 
It's the most notable issue (or non-issue, depending on who you talk to) of the Democratic primary for attorney general.
 
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By: Kenric Ward | Posted: July 8, 2010 4:05 AM

When Charlie Crist appeared on a Pensacola beach with President Barack Obama last month, there was no hug. Yet the widely publicized photo op didn't mean Floridians were embracing their "independent" governor, either.

Conventional wisdom in the media suggests that Crist has raised his profile, and his popularity, amid the oily mess spewing in the Gulf. Recent polls showing him retaking the lead in the U.S. Senate race point to the governor's role in protecting Florida's shores. A cartoon in the Miami Herald even showed him walking on water while a marooned Marco Rubio looks on.

 
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By: Lane Wright | Posted: June 9, 2010 12:59 AM
 

University of South Florida scientists say they've detected "very low levels" of oil about 142 nautical miles southeast of the Deepwater Horizon wellhead, but it's not from BP.

 
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