Two international shipping companies have agreed to pay San Francisco’s commercial fishermen $3.65 million in damages for an oil spill that occurred after the Cosco Busan container ship crashed into the Bay Bridge in 2007.
The sun beamed across a clear blue sky and a marching band played as the Coast Guard cutter Aspen docked on Yerba Buena Island, five months after it was dispatched to the Gulf of Mexico to help clean up the BP spill.
ANTIOCH (AP) – The Coast Guard says it has contained an oil leak that spilled up to 800 gallons of diesel in the water off Antioch. Personnel from the Coast Guard and the California Department […]
State wildlife officials have banned fishing along a two-and-a-half mile stretch of the Petaluma River because of an oil spill Monday.
A California consumer group is asking the government to take a closer look at an experimental project, partially owned by BP. The project, near Bakersfield, is one of many Senator John McCain listed, earlier this […]
WASHINGTON (AP) _ President Barack Obama is applauding headway that has been made to stop the nation’s worst oil spill, saying the Gulf of Mexico operation is “finally close to coming to an end.”
BERKELEY, Calif.– BP’s catastrophic oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is fueling opposition to the University of California, Berkeley’s research partnership with the British company.
ON THE GULF OF MEXICO (AP) — Engineers have grown so confident in the leaky cap trapping oil inside BP’s crippled well that they will leave it closed and unwatched if a tropical storm that […]
WASHINGTON (AP) _ President Barack Obama says BP’s successful capping of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill is “good news.”
NEW ORLEANS (AP) BP crews are claiming progress as they try to fit a tighter cap on the ruptured well at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico.