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Chemical Safety Board releases new evidence on Deepwater Horizon explosion

June 11, 2014
The U.S. Chemical Safety Board has published a new report on the cause of the Deepwater Horizon rig oil spill in 2010, which killed 11 people and seriously injured 17 others.
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EPA ends new contract ban on BP operations

March 17, 2014
Oil giant BP and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have signed an agreement regarding legal procedures following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010.
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Study links oil spill cleanup to increased cancer risks

September 18, 2013
People who were hired to clean up the Gulf of Mexico following the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill are at a higher risk of developing different types of cancers due to significantly changed blood profiles.
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Appeals court to hear BP case on alleged Deepwater Horizon claims fraud

July 22, 2013
BP is seeking to minimize its liability for the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, insisting that many claims have been exaggerated and even made up by businesses in the region.
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Gulf of Mexico oil sheens traced to Deepwater Horizon rig

July 18, 2013
Sheens of oil in the Gulf of Mexico near the site of 2010's Deepwater Horizon oil spill, repeatedly occurring since September 2012, have puzzled scientists and have caused fears that oil may once again be leaking from the sealed well.
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Deepwater Horizon rig operator fined $1.4 billion

January 7, 2013
The U.S. Department of Justice announced last week that drilling rig operator Transocean Deepwater, whose floating Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded in 2010, has agreed to plead guilty to violating the Clean Water Act.
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