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Aug 4, 2010 at 6:51 PM
BP's effort to seal its crippled well in the Gulf of Mexico through a "static kill" went "extremely well," according to the company's senior vice president -- and now it is considering whether to add cement on top of the 2,300 barrels of mud that...
Jan 31, 2011 at 1:31 PM
A marketing survey commissioned by Louisiana's seafood promotion board shows that more than 70 percent of consumers polled nationally express some level of concern about Gulf of Mexico seafood safety following last spring's BP oil spill, and 23...
Jun 26, 2010 at 5:24 PM
Hundreds of tourists and residents are fleeing low-lying islands off Belize and beachgoers are being warned to stay out of the water along Mexico's resort-studded Caribbean coast, as rain from Tropical Storm Alex begins lashing the region.
Jun 5, 2010 at 7:11 AM
With oil continuing to stream into the Gulf, a majority of Americans - 51 percent -- say the costs and risks of increased offshore drilling are too great, according to a new CBS News poll.
Jul 21, 2010 at 2:10 PM
A photo posted by BP supposedly showing the company's oil spill command center was really a Photoshopped collage and may have been based on a shot taken in 2001.
Jun 15, 2010 at 12:29 PM
A bolt of lightning struck the ship capturing oil from a blown-out BP well in the Gulf of Mexico on Tuesday, igniting a fire that halted containment efforts for five hours before resuming again, the company said.
Jul 23, 2010 at 10:28 AM
University of South Florida researchers have definitively connected clouds of degraded underwater oil found in the northern Gulf of Mexico to the Deepwater Horizon well through a chemical fingerprinting process.
Dec 25, 2012 at 12:11 PM
Panhandle officials say record numbers of tourists visited northwest Florida this past year.
Apr 3, 2011 at 8:06 PM
Declaring 2010 "the best year in safety performance in our company's history," Transocean Ltd., owner of the Gulf of Mexico oil rig that exploded, killing 11 workers, has awarded its top executives hefty bonuses and raises, according to a recent...
Oct 27, 2010 at 7:27 PM
There is proof BP is paying out claims based on the perception problem. This week, a St. Pete Beach hotel got a check for more than $300,000.
Jul 9, 2010 at 8:30 AM
The first of two relief wells being drilled to stop the Gulf oil gusher could be done by the end of the month, BP officials say, but if that doesn't succeed, one backup being considered is transferring the crude to non-producing underwater wells that are miles away.
Aug 3, 2010 at 5:51 PM
Recession-battered golf courses aren't just coping with lighter crowds. Some are edging perilously close to bankruptcy. Courses from Florida to Arizona, where golfing was once a daily exercise, face major cutbacks or foreclosure.
Sep 27, 2011 at 1:05 PM
Florida starts a new campaign to try to raise people's confidence in seafood from the Gulf of Mexico.
Jul 7, 2011 at 1:24 PM
One year after the BP oil spill, Florida is still trying to convince people that seafood from the Gulf of Mexico is safe.
Sep 2, 2012 at 6:17 PM
Public donations for survivors, victims and their families often lead to contentious debates between the organizations entrusted with millions of dollars and the victims who want more say in how the money is distributed.