Tag Archives: BP Oils Spill

Obama declares Gulf beaches open for business

US president Barack Obama has gone swimming off the coast of Florida and declared the Gulf area’s beaches “open for business”, trying to show by example that a region hit by the BP oil spill was safe for tourists to

Greenpeace to launch expedition to probe BP oil spill impact

Environmental watchdog Greenpeace on Wednesday announced the launch of a three-month expedition on which researchers will analyze the impact of the massive BP oil spill on the Gulf of Mexico ecosystem. A Greenpeace ship sets sail Thursday from Saint Petersburg,

Methane seeping from sea bed at capped BP Site

Video Report: In the short video below, methane gas can be seen seeping from the sea bed at the BP Oil Spill site in the Gulf of Mexico.

Relief rig returns to BP leak site as storm weakens

A drill rig headed back to the site of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill Saturday after an oncoming storm weakened, as officials raced to restart work to permanently “kill’ the leaking well. The Development Driller 3, assigned to drill