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  • Ex BP-employee settles US insider-trading charges

    A former BP employee who was a coordinator during the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has agreed to settle federal charges of using confidential information on the seriousness of the spill to profit illegally from trading in BP stock.


  • CORRECTS SPELLING - Bert Ducote talks about performing cleanup work with his boat during the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. The boat is being rebuilt at the Lake Catherine Marina in New Orleans, Friday, March 7, 2014. Ducote has had dozens of boils pop up on his skin since helping to work the oil spill cleanup. (AP Photo/Andrea Mabry)

    4 years after spill, questions on long-term health

    When a BP oil well began gushing crude into the Gulf of Mexico four years ago, fisherman George Barisich used his boat to help clean up the millions of gallons that spewed in what would become the worst offshore spill in U.S. history.


  • The Gulf of Mexico oil spill at a glance

    April 20 marks the fourth anniversary of an explosion on the BP-operated drilling rig Deepwater Horizon, which killed 11 workers about 50 miles off the Louisiana coast in the Gulf of Mexico and set off the nation's worst offshore oil disaster.


  • Ex-BP engineer gets sentencing delay

    A former BP engineer has been granted a delay in his sentencing on an obstruction of justice charge related to the 2010 Gulf oil spill.


  • No more oil found near Indiana refinery spill

    The Coast Guard says crews didn't find any more oil during the latest search of the Lake Michigan shore following last week's spill at BP's northwestern Indiana refinery.


  • Winds and waves delay survey of Indiana oil spill

    High winds and waves have delayed a search along Lake Michigan for crude oil possibly submerged offshore following an oil spill at BP's northwestern Indiana refinery.


  • Durbin, Kirk want to talk to BP about oil spill

    Illinois' U.S. senators have asked for a meeting with BP after oil from the company's northwest Indiana refinery spilled into Lake Michigan.


  • In this March 25, 2014 photo, a worker dumps soil into a bag in Whiting, Ind. Crews for oil giant BP worked Tuesday to clean up an undetermined amount of crude oil that spilled into Lake Michigan and affected about a half-mile section of shoreline near Chicago following a malfunction at BP's northwestern Indiana refinery, officials said. (AP Photo/Sun-Times Media, Jim Karczewski)  MANDATORY CREDIT, MAGS OUT, NO SALES

    Correction: BP Whiting-Oil Spill story

    In a March 26 story about a BP refinery spilling oil into Lake Michigan, The Associated Press misidentified the source of the initial estimate of the spill's size. That estimate came from BP through the U.S. Coast Guard, and did not originate with the Coast Guard.


  • BP raises estimate of Lake Michigan oil spill

    Oil giant BP has raised its estimate of how much crude oil spilled into Lake Michigan during a malfunction at its northwestern Indiana refinery.


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