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Gulf of Mexico plays the victim once again

September 2, 2010

By Mary Whitfill Features Editor The United States Coast Guard has reported that another oil platform exploded 102 miles of the coast of Louisiana in the Gulf of Mexico on Thursday morning, injuring one worker. The platform was owned by Mariner Energy, an oil company based out of Houston that w...

Recent Gulf of Mexico oil spill doesn’t compare to those of the 20th century

May 21, 2010

By Mary Whitfill Staff Writer The April Gulf of Mexico oil spill has been deemed the Deepwater Horizon spill, but even if the spill continues for another month it won't make the list of top 10 oil spills in history. 1. Gulf War When: 1991 Location: Kuwait Gallons Spilled:336 million 2. ...

Gulf of Mexico oil spill met with strong response

May 6, 2010

By Mary Whitfill Staff Writer BP Global announced that it has made $25 million grants to each Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi and Florida to help with contingency plans being made due to the recent oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. These grants are intended to local businesses to support clean up...