It was the catastrophe that seemed to crush a way of life, an oil rig exploding in the darkness and plunging the Gulf Coast and its people into months of chaos. Full story
The death toll of animals that perished as a result of the Deepwater Horizon/BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico may be 50 times higher than presently believed, according to a new study in the latest issue of Conservation Letters. Full story
A federal judge has refused to order Exxon Mobil Corp to pay an additional $92 million sought by the U.S. government and state of Alaska to address lingering damage from the 1989 oil spill in Prince William Sound. Full story
NBC's David Burrington reports on the Exxon Valdez oil spill in Alaska, as aired on Nightly News March 25, 1989.
BP says it has spent $930 million so far on the Gulf oil spill, which now tops the Exxon Valdez disaster of 1989. Rep. Charles Boustany, R-La., and the CNBC news team discuss the latest details.
William Reilly, served as head of the Environmental Protection Agency under President George Bush, and was at the helm when the Exxon Valdez oil spill happened in Alaska. Reilly appeared on NBC's Meet the Press to discuss the Exxon Valdez spill and cleanup.
Cleaning up oil spilled in the Gulf of Mexico by the BP oil rig that sank is important, but the deep-sea well will keep spewing oil until it is capped, U.S. Coast Guard Admiral Thad Allen said Saturday. Because of the challenges the Gulf’s depth pose to emergency responders, some experts are saying
Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., right, talks to reporters Friday, July 2, 2010, at Fishermen's Terminal in Seattle about comparisons between the current oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico and the 1989 oil spill in Alaska that occurred when the Exxon Valdez oil tanker ran aground. At left are Richard Tarabo
WASHINGTON - FEBRUARY 26: Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin listens to a question during a press conference with victims of the Exxon Valdez oil spill at the National Press Club February 26, 2008 in Washington, DC. The press conference comes a day before Supreme Court arguments are scheduled in Baker v. Exx