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BP Considers Tube, Top Hat to Stop Deepwater Horizon Leak

BP Considers Tube, Top Hat to Stop Deepwater Horizon Leak

After its containment cap filled with ice-like crystals and failed to stop the flow of oil, BP has been scrambling to come up with new solutions to the Deepwater Horizon leak. And we hope they find a

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BP to Try “Junk Shot” to Halt the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

BP to Try “Junk Shot” to Halt the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

It sounds to us like BP is now grasping at straws trying to outsmart the growing gulf coast oil spill. As their next plan of action engineers will shoot a pile of trash at high speed into the blowout

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Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal Wants to Use Fake Islands to Ward Off Oil

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal Wants to Use Fake Islands to Ward Off Oil

As news surfaced that the giant cap meant to contain the Gulf of Mexico oil spill failed, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal announced his own plan to save the coastline from mass amounts of incoming oil.

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BP Considers Other Options After Oil Containment Cap Fails

BP Considers Other Options After Oil Containment Cap Fails

It's one failure after the next for oil giant BP. The corporation's latest attempt to stop oil from spilling out of the Deepwater Horizon well fell short. This weekend, BP attempted to place a four-story

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First Oil Containment Dome Shipped to Deepwater Horizon Spill

First Oil Containment Dome Shipped to Deepwater Horizon Spill

Photo credit: AP Photo/Patrick Semansky The first steel and concrete oil containment dome was finished yesterday and will be shipped off today to the site of the massive Deepwater Horizon oil leak. The

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Scientists Harness Virtual Reality to Aid Oil Spill Cleanup Effort

Scientists Harness Virtual Reality to Aid Oil Spill Cleanup Effort

We've looked at a number of possible cleanup solutions for the disastrous oil spill off the Gulf Coast -- hair, underwater domes, and bacteria, to name a few. Now scientists are testing out virtual

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“Rock Breathing” Bacteria Could Help Soak Up Oil Spill in Gulf

“Rock Breathing” Bacteria Could Help Soak Up Oil Spill in Gulf

A mind blowing discovery has been made by scientists at East Anglia University in the UK. They’ve figured out how “rock breathing” bacteria — yes you read that correctly —

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How Obama Could Use the Gulf Oil Disaster to Buoy Renewable Energy

How Obama Could Use the Gulf Oil Disaster to Buoy Renewable Energy

Amid the depressing news that the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is still not contained nor getting better -- over two week after the disaster started -- there may be a little green ray

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Naturally Occuring Bacteria Could Help Clean Oil Spill

Naturally Occuring Bacteria Could Help Clean Oil Spill

Almost two weeks after the disaster started, the Deepwater Horizon in the Gulf of Mexico is still gushing up to 10,000 barrels of oil into the ocean every day. Efforts by BP and the US government to stop

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Obama Puts the Kibosh on All New Offshore Drilling

Obama Puts the Kibosh on All New Offshore Drilling

It's been nine days since the explosion on BP's oil rig off the coast of Louisiana and things only seem to be getting worse. More oil is leaking into the Gulf than expected and by this time the oil slick

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Giant Underwater Dome Could Contain Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

Giant Underwater Dome Could Contain Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

Geodesic dome photo by Hobbes vs Boyle The massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is growing worse, with 1,000 barrels pouring into the ocean every day over a span of 28,600 square miles. As the spill

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Katrina Victims Seek to Sue Shell, Exxon, Other Carbon Emitters

Katrina Victims Seek to Sue Shell, Exxon, Other Carbon Emitters

More than four years have passed since Hurricane Katrina hit the south, and many residents still suffer today. One group of Mississippi victims aims to get compensated by the folks they believe are

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