Gulf Oil Spill: BP Execs Escape Punishment as Fallout From Disaster Continues To Impact Sea life

(Multimedia) Two years since the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history, we look at its impact on the Gulf of Mexico's residents and wildlife even as no BP officials have faced criminal prosecution for the disaster. Eleven workers died when the Deepwater Horizon well exploded and almost five million barrels of crude oil leaked into the ocean before the well was plugged after 51 days. BP maintains the Gulf is rapidly recovering thanks to the company's efforts, but Al ... Full Story »

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Randy Morrow
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by Randy Morrow - Apr. 25, 2012

What we saw in the Deepwater Horizon disaster was a string, one decision after another, eight or nine of them, that were—that seemed, from an observer standpoint, to be ... More »

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Dwight Rousu
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by Dwight Rousu - Apr. 23, 2012

Equal justice under law, unless you are a rich corporation that owns all republican politicians and half the democrats. Justice and democracy be damned if there is big money to be made.

Also, interestingly, an organization that’s very much been in the news now, the nonprofit status of ALEC being challenged, the American ... More »

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