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EPA Suspends BP From New Federal Government Contracts
11/28/2012 – David Dayen, FDL News Desk

Gulf Coast Oil Rig Explosion Kills Two
11/16/2012 – David Dayen, FDL News Desk

BP Criminal Settlement Announced: $4.5 Billion Fine, 2 Charged With Manslaughter
11/15/2012 – David Dayen, FDL News Desk

BP, Justice Department Close to Settlement in Deepwater Horizon Case; BP to Plead Guilty of Criminal Misconduct
11/15/2012 – David Dayen, FDL News Desk

BP Haggling With Government Over Penalty for Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill
10/01/2012 – David Dayen, FDL News Desk

Justice Department Accuses BP of "Gross Negligence" in Oil Disaster
09/05/2012 – David Dayen, FDL News Desk

Boehner Maneuvers for Conference Committee on Transportation Bill
04/19/2012 – David Dayen, FDL News Desk

Mutations in the Gulf: Eyeless and Lesioned Fish Found After BP Disaster
04/19/2012 – David Dayen, FDL News Desk

BP Poised for Comeback After Settlement on Oil Spill Claims
03/05/2012 – David Dayen, FDL News Desk

White House Accused of Deliberately Underestimating BP Oil Spill Data
01/24/2012 – David Dayen, FDL News Desk

US Cites BP, Two Contractors in Deepwater Horizon Disaster
10/13/2011 – David Dayen, FDL News Desk

Feinberg Expects to Pay Out Only One-Fifth of Total BP Claims Fund
06/01/2011 – David Dayen, FDL News Desk

BREAKING: CEO Takes Responsibility for Actions of His Company
05/20/2011 – David Dayen, FDL News Desk

BP Sues Other Deepwater Horizon Rig Contractors
04/21/2011 – David Dayen, FDL News Desk

The BP Oil Disaster, One Year Later
04/20/2011 – David Dayen, FDL News Desk

It Takes Al Jazeera to Report on BP Oil Spill Sickness
03/11/2011 – David Dayen, FDL News Desk

US Approves First Gulf Deepwater Well - And BP Is the Majority Owner
03/01/2011 – David Dayen, FDL News Desk

Oil Spill Commission Releases Report, Recommendations
01/11/2011 – David Dayen, FDL News Desk

Meet Your New GOP Chairmen: Ralph Hall
12/27/2010 – David Dayen, FDL News Desk

BP Challenges Oil Spill Amount In An Attempt to Reduce Cost of Fines
12/06/2010 – David Dayen, FDL News Desk

White House Reverses Course, Will Ban Offshore Drilling in Eastern Gulf and Atlantic
12/02/2010 – David Dayen, FDL News Desk

Halliburton Knew About Cement Problems at BP Well
10/29/2010 – David Dayen, FDL News Desk

Obama's Oil Spill Commission Criticizes Obama Administration on BP Disaster
10/06/2010 – David Dayen, FDL News Desk

Thad Allen Strikes at the Heart of Elite Failure, and Not Just in the Gulf
09/28/2010 – David Dayen, FDL News Desk

BP Spilled 4.4 Million Barrels Into Gulf, According to New Estimate
09/25/2010 – David Dayen, FDL News Desk

Justice Department Expects to Sue Over BP Oil Disaster
09/14/2010 – David Dayen, FDL News Desk

Optimism on Oil Spill Effects Contrasted by Discovery of Giant Oil Plume on Seafloor
09/13/2010 – David Dayen, FDL News Desk

BP Report Designed to Make Partners Liable
09/08/2010 – David Dayen, FDL News Desk

Late Night: BP to "Teach" Kiddies Environmental Science
09/07/2010 – watertiger, Firedoglake

BP Threatening Congress: Ban Us From Drilling, and We Won't Pay Oil Spill Damages
09/03/2010 – David Dayen, FDL News Desk

Administration Plans to Actually Regulate Deepwater Drilling
08/17/2010 – David Dayen, FDL News Desk

Government Tells BP to Complete Relief Well
08/13/2010 – David Dayen, FDL News Desk

BP's Liability-Minimization Strategy
08/11/2010 – David Dayen, FDL News Desk

BP Escrow Fund Dependent on Additional Drilling?
08/10/2010 – David Dayen, FDL News Desk

Running a Tight Ship That Isn't Cleaning Up Oil Anymore
08/06/2010 – David Dayen, FDL News Desk

Nearly Five Million Barrels Spilled Into Gulf
08/03/2010 – David Dayen, FDL News Desk

Billions on the Line for BP in "Gross Negligence" Determination
08/01/2010 – David Dayen, FDL News Desk

Massive Amounts of Underwater Oil Droplets Which Organisms Eat Does Not Equal Victory in the Gulf
07/30/2010 – David Dayen, FDL News Desk

Alan Grayson Fights for Research on Oil Disaster Worker Health
07/27/2010 – Michael Whitney, Work in Progress

New Oil Well Leaking in Gulf Coast Area
07/27/2010 – David Dayen, FDL News Desk

Hayward Apparently Out as BP CEO
07/26/2010 – David Dayen, FDL News Desk

Bad Day: Kevin Costner's Secret Movie Hits the Web
07/20/2010 – Lisa Derrick, La Figa

OSHA Sitting on BP Coverup Firm's Worker Health Data
07/19/2010 – Michael Whitney, Work in Progress

With Focus on BP Workers, Will Country Finally Pay Attention to 130 Million Others?
07/19/2010 – Michael Whitney, Work in Progress

Maloney Pushes for Enforcement of BP Recovery Worker Respirator Guidelines
07/19/2010 – Michael Whitney, Work in Progress

BP, Feds Argue Over Well Seepage
07/19/2010 – David Dayen, FDL News Desk

There's a Difference Between Whistleblowers and Hustlers
07/16/2010 – Jane Hamsher, FDL Action

Can Anyone Make a Reliable Blowout Preventer?
07/16/2010 – David Dayen, FDL News Desk

The Wishing Well: Is Macondo the Mouth of Hell Silenced?
07/15/2010 – bmaz, Emptywheel

BP Well Capping Comes Down to Wellhead Integrity
07/15/2010 – David Dayen, FDL News Desk

BP's Optimism Again Proven Wrong, As They Delay Well Capping
07/14/2010 – David Dayen, FDL News Desk

As Expected, Bobby Jindal's Vaunted Sand Berms Wilt
07/13/2010 – David Dayen, FDL News Desk

BP Begins to Cap Well; Legacy of Failure Remains
07/13/2010 – David Dayen, FDL News Desk

CalPERS Working to Upend BP's Board
07/12/2010 – David Dayen, FDL News Desk

Environmentalist FAIL: Why the BP Disaster Hasn't Moved the Needle on Climate and Energy
07/12/2010 – David Dayen, FDL News Desk

NYT: Yes, BP Could Go Into Bankruptcy
07/11/2010 – David Dayen, FDL News Desk

Here We Go Again: Thad Allen, BP Say Well Definitely Contained By Monday
07/09/2010 – David Dayen, FDL News Desk

New Data from BP's Coverup Firm Shows Dispersants in 20% of Offshore Workers
07/09/2010 – Michael Whitney, Work in Progress

GRITtv: BP Exploiting Workers in the Gulf
07/09/2010 – Michael Whitney, Work in Progress

OSHA: Most Gulf Workers Sick from Heat, Not Oil and Chemical Exposures
07/08/2010 – Michael Whitney, Work in Progress

Are DOJ and DOI Making A Competent Legal Effort On Gulf Moratorium?
07/05/2010 – bmaz, Emptywheel

Oil Shill Mary Landrieu Claims Ignorance of ConocoPhillips
07/02/2010 – emptywheel, Emptywheel

OSHA: Most Recovery Workers Don't Need Respirators; Dispersants Not a Big Problem
07/02/2010 – Michael Whitney, Work in Progress

Gulf Benefit Beer Banned in States It Could Help
07/01/2010 – Lisa Derrick, La Figa

Are BP's Drug Tests Fueling Domestic Violence in the Gulf?
07/01/2010 – Michael Whitney, Work in Progress

BP Capping Wages for Recovery Workers at $200/Day
07/01/2010 – Michael Whitney, Work in Progress

Judicial Ethics in the Gulf: Judge Feldman's Conflicts and DOJ Malpractice
06/28/2010 – bmaz, Emptywheel

Offshore Oil Rig Worker Safety Program Designed by Oil Industry
06/25/2010 – Michael Whitney, Work in Progress

The Planned Nightmare in the Gulf: Drive for Cost-Cutting Trumped Safety at Every Step
06/25/2010 – David Dayen, FDL News Desk

We Can't Even Get Japan to Stop Whaling...
06/24/2010 – emptywheel, Emptywheel

Ship Captain's Death Likely a Suicide
06/23/2010 – Michael Whitney, Work in Progress

Two Workers Dead in BP Oil Disaster Recovery Effort
06/23/2010 – Michael Whitney, Work in Progress

Liveblog: Hearing on Oil Rig and Cleanup Worker Health and Safety (Updated with Video)
06/23/2010 – Michael Whitney, Work in Progress

Containment Cap Off, Oil Gushing at Faster Rate Than Ever
06/23/2010 – David Dayen, FDL News Desk

Obama Drilling Moratorium Overturned In Curious Court Decision
06/22/2010 – bmaz, Emptywheel

BP Needs to Provide Respirators for Cleanup Workers
06/22/2010 – Michael Whitney, FDL Action

FINALLY! Gulf Benefit Tonight, CNN: Justin Beiber, Sting, Cameron Diaz
06/21/2010 – Lisa Derrick, La Figa

Negotiation 101: How to Get Corporations to Do What You Want
06/21/2010 – emptywheel, Emptywheel

62 Regulators, 4,000 Wells: MMS in the Gulf
06/21/2010 – David Dayen, FDL News Desk

BP, Tony and Bob
06/20/2010 – David Dayen, FDL News Desk