New Oil Spill Buzzword: 'Seep'

Jeff Neumann · 07/19/10 04:12AM

Remember the heady days of last weekend, when it seemed that BP had finally capped the leaky oil well? So much for that! Government tests yesterday detected a "seep a distance from the well." [Bloomberg; pic: AP]

The Oil Spill Beach Cleanup: Get Over It

Jeff Neumann · 07/08/10 06:40AM

Why remove the oil beneath the sand along Gulf beaches when you can just let it sit there forever? It's not hurting anyone. That's the thinking of some "experts," at least. What you can't see won't hurt you!

BP's Share Price Hits 14 Year Low

Jeff Neumann · 06/25/10 04:24AM

Shares in BP dropped to a 14 year low today on the London FTSE after the company announced that it had already spent $2.35 billion on the Gulf oil spill. Most of that money was spent on cleanup crews. [Guardian]

Coming Soon

Jeff Neumann · 06/18/10 05:05AM

An oceanographer from the National Center for Atmospheric Research says oil from the ongoing Gulf of Mexico spill will reach the Atlantic by October at the latest. [Wired; image via Getty]