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BP Plugs Well With Mud

August 4, 2010
BP claimed a key victory in the effort to plug its blown-out well and the government said much of the spilled oil is gone, reports the Associated Press. BP PLC
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Louisiana Reports 334 Blame Illnesses on Spill

August 3, 2010
Louisiana''s Department of Health and Hospitals says 334 people have reported illnesses blamed on oil or dispersants from the BP PLC Gulf of Mexico oil spill, reports the Associated Press.
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Michigan Oil Spill May Have Exceeded 1 Million Gallons

July 29, 2010
More than 1 million gallons of oil may have spilled into a major river in southern Michigan after a 30-inch pipeline in Marshall burst Monday, the Environmental Protection Agency now
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X Prize Foundation Seeks Oil Spill Cleanup Ideas

July 28, 2010
The X Prize Foundation, known for the $10 million prize given to the first private space plane, says it plans to announce the purse, rules and benefactor for a
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BP CEO Hayward Replaced by American Robert Dudley

July 27, 2010
The Associated Press reports, BP''s CEO Tony Hayward will be replaced by American Robert Dudley on Oct. 1, the company said as it reported a record quarterly loss and set
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Airgas Rejects Latest Air Products Takeover Offer

July 21, 2010
Airgas’ board voted unanimously to reject a revised unsolicited takeover by Air Products & Chemicals Inc. to acquire the company for $5.5 billion in cash, reports Bizjournal.com. Air Products earlier
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Relief Tunnel Should Reach BP Gulf Well By Weekend

July 21, 2010
The Associated Press reports the federal government''s spill chief said a relief tunnel should finally reach BP''s broken Gulf of Mexico well by the weekend, meaning the three-month-old gusher could
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Oil Seepage from BP''s Broken Well Not A Major Concern

July 20, 2010
BP got the okay to keep its broken well capped for another day as officials hunting possible new leaks said everything looked good. Retired Coast Guard Adm. Thad Allen, who
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Petrochemical Identified in Kellogg’s Recall

July 13, 2010
Kellogg''s recently recalled close to 30 million boxes cereal brands after customers complained of getting sick from smelling and eating breakfast. Initial press reports did not identify any particular food
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Offshore Pipeline Damaged in Malaysia

July 13, 2010
According to the Associated Press, Newfield Exploration Co. said it will take as long as two months to repair a broken underwater pipeline in Malaysia, after it was damaged by
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