Articles in Category: 'Deepwater Horizon'

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: Michael Peltier News Service of Florida | Posted: January 7, 2011 3:55 AM

In what likely will become fodder for upcoming lawsuits, a stinging federal report scheduled for release next week shows that shortcuts, mistakes, questionable technology and overall poor management led to the worst oil spill in U.S. history.

 
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By: Michael Peltier News Service of Florida | Posted: December 23, 2010 7:11 AM

Despite a sluggish economy and a potential $3 billion-plus budget gap, Florida should more than double the state’s tourism marketing budget under a proposal sent to Gov.-elect Rick Scott Wednesday by his transition team.

 
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By: David Royse News Service of Florida | Posted: December 16, 2010 4:05 AM
 
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and other federal officials announced Wednesday that the government is suing BP and eight other defendants, seeking to recover damages from the Gulf of Mexico oil spill earlier this year.
 
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By: Keith Laing The News Service of Florida | Posted: December 4, 2010 4:05 AM
 
Campaigning for governor, Rick Scott wasn’t particularly courteous when talking about President Barack Obama, whose policies he slammed on the campaign trail. But somehow the incoming governor was surprised this week to be left waiting for a courtesy call from Obama that never came: a heads-up about a ban on new drilling in the Gulf of Mexico.
 
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By: Gray Rohrer | Posted: October 12, 2010 4:05 AM

The well has been dead for nearly a month, the leak capped for three months, but in a progress report Monday at the state Chamber of Commerce's Future of Florida Forum in Orlando, a BP executive said that recovery efforts in the aftermath of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill are likely to continue long after the last damage claims are paid out.

 
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