Study finds BP oil spill may have contributed to dolphin deaths – CBS News

(LiveScience) The 2010 BP oil spill contributed to an unusually high death rate for dolphins in the Gulf of Mexico, a new study suggests. Between January and April 2011, 186 dead bottlenose dolphins washed ashore between Louisiana and western Florida.
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Gulf of Mexico dolphin deaths studied – United Press International

ORLANDO, Fla., July 19 (UPI) — The 2011 BP oil spill and other environmental factors led to a historically high number of dolphin deaths in the Gulf of Mexico, a two-year study found. Scientists have been trying for the past two years to …
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Gulf restoration after oil spill should include conservation land purchases, environmental coalition reports – nola.com

More than two years after the catastrophic BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, environmental groups say billions of dollars the British oil giant is expected to spend on restoration should go toward buying tens of thousands of acres of coastal …
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Spill Remedy Questioned by Coast Guard as Shell to Tap Arctic – Bloomberg

The BP spill in the Gulf was at a depth of nearly a mile … Oceana criticized the use of dispersants during the BP spill, saying that the chemicals helped spread oil in the deep waters and caused a toxic response to the crude from plankton …
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BP Oil Spill: RESTORE Act Raises Stakes For Gulf States – Huffington Post

HOUSTON, July 14 (Reuters) – U.S. Gulf Coast states have a higher stake in the amount of money the U.S. government can wring out of BP Plc for the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill due to a new law that would divert billions of dollars in …
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Business schools offering PR tips to future CEOs – AP – msnbc.com

Whether it’s corporate fraud, the Gulf oil spill, shoddy products or even the recession and weak recovery, capitalism’s reputation is taking a beating, but public relations executives hope they have a fix for America’s future CEOs. The Public Relations …
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Chemical dispersant maker asks federal judge to toss claims over Gulf oil spill response – Chicago Tribune

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The manufacturer of a chemical dispersant used to fight the 2010 BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has asked a federal judge to dismiss claims over the government’s use of its product. U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier didn …
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Gulf of Mexico oil spill health study seeks more volunteers – nola.com

Nearly 25,000 people who worked on recovery and cleanup after the 2010 BP oil spill have volunteered for a National Institutes of Health study on the long-term health effects of exposure to oil and chemicals used to disperse it. But NIH …
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Gulf oil spill’s long-term effects on microorganisms still unknown – The Business Journal

New research suggests the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill could have affected microscopic life in ways that might not become apparent for years, the Mobile Press-Register reports. “When the samples were taken, there wasn’t any obvious oil on …
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Wind Saved Florida, East Coast from Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill – msnbc.com

At the time of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the spring of 2010, computer models predicted that the 200 million gallons of crude oil pouring out of the gusher at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico would reach the coast of Florida and beyond, perhaps …
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