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Gulf of Mexico Seafood

Across the Gulf of Mexico, from the Florida panhandle west to the Louisiana bayou, shrimp boats still sit at the dock, unused. For those that rely on Gulf Seafood to make money--fishermen, wholesalers, distributors--the problem isn't available local product. It's demand that remains down, even though no oil from BP's Deepwater Horizon disaster has seeped into the Gulf for 2 months. Pure and simple, it's a public ... read more

Phil Keating

National Correspondent

September 30, 2010

01:46 PM

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Maggie Kerkman

September 17, 2010 4:31 PM

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 ... read more



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Phil Keating

July 29, 2010 8:50 AM

Operation Noah’s Ark in the Gulf

His name is Jack, not Noah, but his mission is essentially the same: save as many Gulf of Mexico sea creatures that he can. He's not collecting starfish, sea horses and sting rays two-by-two, but by the hundreds, storing them at the Gulf Specimen Marine Laboratory. "It's been one continuous nightmare. It's been one non-stop effort to figure out what to do next," ... read more



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Jonathan Serrie

July 27, 2010 12:48 PM

New Leak Found on Gulf Coast

The Coast Guard is responding to a new oil leak on the Gulf Coast. This spill involves a well in a portion of Barataria Bay known as Mud Lake, near Bayou St. Dennis about 10 miles south of Lafitte, Louisiana. Although this latest spill is unrelated to the Deepwater Horizon disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, it's blocking vessels of opportunity based in Lafitte from ... read more



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Dan Springer

July 26, 2010 1:57 PM

Oil Spill Business Boom

The oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico continues to create a business boom for companies that are part of the massive cleanup effort. And some of those businesses are thousands of miles away.   Kvichak Marine Industries, based in Seattle, has been contracted to build 30 skimmer boats. The company's president Keith Whittemore tells Fox News his orders have not been cut ... read more



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Mike Levine

July 23, 2010 11:24 AM

Radio Station Mocks Gulf Oil Spill In Promo

  [/caption]   A radio station known for its off-color humor in the nation's capital is using the Gulf Coast oil spill to promote a summer contest, telling listeners they could win an "amazing five-night cruise to Bermuda" where "the only oil you'll have to worry about is the tanning kind." "Picture this: a photogenic sheen, the smell of dispersant in the ... 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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stemple

July 10, 2010 5:45 PM

Will BP Become A National Security Concern?

BP will have to sell a piece of the oil company in order to pay off all the oil spill claims, and that could mean a buy up by Middle Eastern investors and raise national security concerns. That’s conservative economist professor Peter Morici’s take on the state of BP. Speculation the British owned oil company may be considering selling shares to Middle Eastern ... read more



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Andrew Fone

July 1, 2010 9:47 AM

Hurricane Alex Hits the Gulf

The most powerful June hurricane to come out of the Atlantic in more than forty years largely spared Texas, roaring ashore some 100 miles south of Brownsville. Hurricane Alex was a category 2 storm packing winds of 105mph when it hit northern Mexico, leaving destruction in its wake but no serious injuries. Roofs were torn off of homes and widespread flooding was reported ... read more



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Andrew Fone

June 30, 2010 9:47 AM

Battening Down the Hatches Along Gulf Coast

As Hurricane Alex slowly churns its way across the Gulf of Mexico there's an eerie quietness on South Padre Island. Normally packed with July 4th revelers, hotels, beaches and campgrounds in this coastal Texas town are virtually empty. Vacationers and residents warily packed their suitcases and trailers, saying it was better to be safe than be sorry. "You've got to play ... read more



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Brooks Blanton

June 29, 2010 11:02 AM

Oil Can’t Stop Hope in ‘Margaritaville’

Monday was a day of nerves and hope for Tamara Baldanza.  While crews cleaned up oil and tarballs on Florida's Pensacola Beach, Baldanza and her staff at the brand new Margaritaville Beach ... read more