Posts Tagged “Oil spill disaster”

BP’s Deepwater Oil Spill: Five Million Barrels, But Who’s Counting?

Posted on November 30th, 2012 by Alison

Although it won’t do much to reduce the national debt and the threat of the “fiscal cliff”, the Interior Department announced today that it received almost $134 million in bonus bids from oil companies vying to drill new wells in the Gulf of Mexico. Yesterday’s Lease Sale 229, the third sale in the last 12 [...]