Oil Spill

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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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New Rules Proposed As 5-Year Anniversary Of Oil Spill Nears

Almost five years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the Obama administration has proposed new regulations aimed at strengthening oversight of offshore oil drilling equipment and ensuring that out-of-control wells can be sealed in an emergency.

04/14/2015

Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Prospects Minimal To Recover More Oil From Yellowstone Spill

State and federal regulators say the response to a 30,000-gallon oil spill into Montana’s Yellowstone River is shifting from emergency crude recovery to long-term monitoring and remediation.

CBS Seattle–03/25/2015

Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Exxon Finishes $1.3 Million In Work From 2011 Montana Spill

Exxon Mobil Corp. has completed $1.3 million in environmental projects as part of its settlement of water pollution violations from a 2011 pipeline break into Montana’s Yellowstone River.

CBS Seattle–03/19/2015

Photo courtesy WA Dept. of Ecology Twitter

Washington State Spill Covers 50 Birds In Used Motor Oil

There’s no estimate yet of the cleanup costs

CBS Seattle–03/03/2015

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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.

01/29/2015

File photo of an oil train (Photo by Oleg Nikishin/Getty Images)

Oil Train Derails In Seattle

Burlington Northern Santa Fe says none of the oil spilled, no one injured

CBS Seattle–07/24/2014

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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.

10/26/2012

Mitt Romney (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Opinion: Romney: Pay Attention To What I Say, Not What I Do

In an effort to distract voters from his tax records, W. Mitt Romney launched a four pronged push back yesterday. Romney’s problem: each move revealed more about the problems with his floundering campaign.

08/07/2012