Tag: Deepwater Horizon

It’s pretty much official now. Sometime later today, BP CEO Tony Hayward is expected to officially announce that he is stepping down as the company’s CEO. Ever since the Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion in the Gulf Coast, Tony Hayward has been a target of media ridicule for saying some awfully insensitive comments regarding the […]

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Photo: Dave Martin/AP – Click to enlarge If you live in Orange Beach, Alabama, you’re the lucky recipient of some of the nation’s oiliest waters, courtesy of BP and that terrible Deepwater Horizon disaster. Thanks Minnow!

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Photo: AP Photo/Charlie Riedel If you haven’t been moved by any pictures coming out of the Gulf Coast oil spill then take a look at these heartbreaking photos of several birds covered top-to-bottom in brown sludge. The photo above looks scary but that’s the reality animals are facing as they are faced with the continuous […]

PBS Newshour has released a handy widget to track how much oil is actually leaking into the Gulf Coast due to BP’s damaged oil pipe. The widget takes into account several different estimations of how much oil is being leaked per day. The most shocking part? That the worst-case scenario, which says that over 4 […]

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National Geographic has obtained exclusive photos from the U.S. Coast Guard of the Deepwater Horizon explosion which occurred on April 20, 2010 and eventually led to the leak of thousands of barrels of oil into the ocean. The leak has yet to be plugged over a month later and the environmental effects are extreme. [via] […]

Gizmodo posted an actual underwater video of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill from its source. Sad becomes sadder.