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5 Years On, Empty Graves, Full Hearts For Gulf Survivors

In the five years since the Deepwater Horizon exploded and sank off the coast of Louisiana, the Gulf has shown remarkable resilience. So, too, have the families of the 11 men who died in the disaster. But the shockwaves of April 20, 2010, continue to send out ripples across the gulf of time.

CBS Seattle–04/20/2015

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BP To Sell Part Of Its Gulf Of Mexico Stake To Chevron

BP is selling part of its stake in an emerging oil-producing region in the Gulf of Mexico to Chevron, and the two companies, along with Conoco Phillips, will work to develop the fields together.


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BP To Pay Alaska $255M For Lost Oil Production

A subsidiary of London-based BP PLC has been ordered to pay the state of Alaska $255 million for royalties the state lost because of production shutdowns after two North Slope oil spills in 2006 and a subsequent pipeline replacement project.

CBS Seattle–11/09/2012

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Opinion: Another Hurricane Reminds Us Of The Need For An Effective Administration

The 2012 presidential campaign between President Obama and Mitt Romney will be book-ended by hurricanes.


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BP Sells Some Gulf Of Mexico Assets For $5.6 Billion

Oil company BP said Monday it is selling some deep-water assets in the Gulf Mexico to Plains Exploration & Production Co. for $5.55 billion, a big step in the BP’s drive to cover the cost of its oil well blowout in the Gulf two years ago and concentrate investment elsewhere.

CBS Seattle–09/10/2012

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Wash. Fines BP $81,500 For Safety Violations

Washington state has fined BP more than $80,000 for safety violations at the oil giant’s Cherry Point refinery in Whatcom County.



Social Security & Brian Barr on BP Settlement: The Majority Report w/ Sam Seder 4/24/12

Today on The Majority Report: Social insurance, who benefits and who loses from the success/failure of Social Security?  How healthy is the Trust Account and why the program’s obligations. Listen to the program LIVE at […]

1090 The Fan–04/24/2012

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Refinery Fire Could Boost Gas Prices in WA

The longer the BP Cherry Point refinery at Blaine is out of service because of fire damage, the higher gasoline prices will go for drivers in Washington, said Tim Hamilton, executive director of the Automotive United Trades Organization, an association of independent dealers.


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BP Working To Meet Demand As Wash. Refinery Idles

BLAINE, Wash. (AP) — BP says it’s working to meet customer demand as its Cherry Point refinery in Washington state remains idle following a fire. Company spokesman Scott Dean says it’s still too early to say […]


Stephanie Miller

Herman Cain’s Campaign A Retrospective, Newt And Trump Team Up To Push For A Trump Sponsored Debate, & BP Accuses Halliburton of Destroying Evidence Linked To Gulf Spill

Comedian Kathleen Madigan joins us in the Los Angeles Bureau at 6am for all three hours of the show Charlie Pierce of Esquire.com’s Politics Blog calls in at 7:30am to talk about the spectacular fall […]

1090 The Fan–12/06/2011