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Oil Well Almost Completely Sealed

Crews have begun the final process of completely closing the Macondo well, after an explosion there in April killed 11 people and caused an estimated 4.9 million barrels of oil to spew into the Gulf. It’s the worst spill the U.S. has ever seen and still leaves questions as to its long-term impacts. For all practical purposes, the well was closed more than two months ago, when cement was pumped in from the ... read more

Maggie Kerkman

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September 17, 2010

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Peter Doocy

August 15, 2010 1:43 PM

Dogs of Distressed Gulf Families Land in NJ

In the wake of the BP disaster in the gulf region, many people are being forced to give up their pets because they no longer have the resources to take care of them.  As a result, shelters in the area are overwhelmed, and are now sending dogs to other states in an effort to save their lives.  “Its kind of sad and our heart kind of breaks, because you can tell these ... read more



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Rick Leventhal

August 12, 2010 1:34 PM

Storm Spares Gulf; Relief Well Work Resumes

Tropical Depression 5 looked like a monster as it swirled in Gulf waters to the West of South Florida, but the massive form "struggled to organize" and then dissipated, according to meteorologists with the New Orleans office of the National Weather Service. Light rain is falling on the southern edge of Lake Pontchartrain in New Orleans.  Wind is light here too, ... read more



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Jonathan Serrie

July 30, 2010 8:53 AM

Fishermen and Oil Workers Face Uncertainty

Oil refineries dot vast wetlands throughout the Louisiana coast -- images of two major economic drivers that now face an uncertain future. As oil from the BP Deepwater Horizon disaster threatens coastal waters crucial to commercial fishing, a moratorium on deepwater oil drilling, intended to protect the environment, threatens 24 thousand jobs, according to Louisiana ... read more



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Jonathan Serrie

July 29, 2010 8:01 AM

Local Leaders Demand Voice in Oil Cleanup

As engineers move closer to permanently capping a damaged well at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico, new hopes and fears emerge among coastal residents. Today in New Orleans, presidents of Louisiana parishes affected by the oil spill will meet with US Coast Guard officials. "One of the reasons we're here is to start a conversation with local leaders about how we ... read more



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Jonathan Serrie

July 28, 2010 8:55 AM

100 Days After Spill Gulf Still at Risk

As the BP Deepwater Horizon cleanup moves into its 100th day, oil on the surface appears to be diminishing as engineers move ever closer to permanently killing the damaged well at the bottom of the Gulf. But coastal residents still worry about the long term effects the spill will have on their health and the economy. Environmentalists have raised concerns over the ... read more



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Elizabeth Prann

July 27, 2010 9:40 AM

BP Boycotts Hurt Small Business Owners

 Consumers boycotting BP may be pleased to hear of the company’s second quarter loss but they are also hurting local business owners across the U.S. “Real people are getting hurt ... read more



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Jonathan Serrie

July 27, 2010 7:36 AM

BP Confirms CEO Hayward to Step Down

Early this morning, BP confirmed that Tony Hayward will step down as CEO on October 1, to be replaced by managing director Robert Dudley. The company described the move as a "mutual agreement" between Hayward and BP's board of directors. BP Chairman Carl-Henric Svanberg issued the following statement through a press release: "The BP board is deeply saddened to ... read more



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Jonathan Serrie

July 26, 2010 7:42 AM

BP to Replace CEO Hayward, Official Says

BP CEO Tony Hayward is on his way out, according to a government official who told FOX News there will be "management changes" at the oil company. Hayward has been under fire from politicians and Gulf Coast residents since the early days of the oil spill, for underestimating the impact of the disaster and declaring during a May interview, "I'd like my life back." He ... read more



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Greg Palkot

July 21, 2010 10:41 AM

BP’s Hayward Not Leaving…Yet

LONDON - BP’s embattled chief Tony Hayward is in the clear…for now.  A BP spokesman telling Fox News that “…he remains the CEO.”   This in response to a London Times report today saying he would be forced out in the coming weeks if the Gulf oil leak is resolved. BP’s Robert Wine went on to say, “He has the full backing of the Board.” In fact, ... read more



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Jonathan Serrie

July 14, 2010 7:52 AM

More Delays in Efforts to Cap Gulf Oil Well

Tests on the integrity of a leaking oil well at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico have been delayed. Originally slated to begin yesterday, the tests would have involved closing valves on a new cap placed on the damaged wellhead to determine whether it could hold back the intense pressure of the oil, and whether any additional breaches in the well existed. But ... read more