Thursday, May 20, 2010 - 15:19

Terrebonne Parish in Louisiana became the first of what is expected to be many parishes to file a lawsuit against British Petroleum, the oil company responsible for last month’s epic and disastrous leak in the Gulf of Mexico. The people of the parish are collectively seeking monetary damages for the area’s wildlife that died as a result of the spill. Analysts have predicted that the Deepwater Horizon spill will be the largest oceanic catastrophe in U.S. history, and many have already admitted that the situation is far worse than anticipated.

Wednesday, May 19, 2010 - 16:03

Whistleblower Kenneth Abbott recently filed a lawsuit intended to force BP to halt operation of another oil platform located in the Gulf of Mexico. Abbott is a former employee of BP, having formerly worked as a project control supervisor.

Wednesday, May 12, 2010 - 12:22

BP has announced that workers have successfully lowered a steel dome to the floor of the Gulf of Mexico in the first step of cutting off the continuously pumping oil that is the result of the company’s disastrous oil spill that occurred late last month. The steel dome, known as the “top hat”, is expected to be in place over the leak by the end of this week, putting an end to the leak, which has pumped more than 4 million gallons of oil into the ocean, in what is being called the worst oil spill in history.