Exxon Mobil Corp. is challenging $1.7 million in penalties proposed by federal safety regulators who faulted the oil company over a 63,000-gallon crude oil spill into the Yellowstone River, according to documents released Monday by the U.S. Department of Transportation. Full story
Matthew Lee is a professor of sociology and associate vice chancellor in the Office of Research and Economic Development atLSU and has been closely involved in LSU's research response to the BP Deepwater Horizon drilling disaster. He contributed this article to LiveScience'sExpert Voices: Op-Ed & In Full story
(Reuters) - Exxon Mobil Corp's near 70-year-old Pegasus oil pipeline spilled a small amount of crude on Tuesday into a residential yard in Ripley County, Missouri, a month after the same pipe spewed thousands of barrels of crude in Arkansas. Full story
NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York City said on Friday it sued BP Plc for more than $39 million of losses it claims beneficiaries of the city's pension funds sustained due to BP's "misconduct and fraudulent behavior" linked to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Full story
Mark Hertsgaard, contributor to The Daily Beast, talks with Rachel Maddow about the devastating health effects of Corexit, the oil dispersant used by BP in the Gulf to clean up oil from the Deepwater Horizon spill on the workers and residents of the area.
Dustin McDaniel, Arkansas Attorney General, talks with Rachel Maddow about the pressure he's keeping on Exxon to hold them accountable for the pipeline rupture that has polluted the town of Mayflower, Arkansas - particularly necessary given the power they exert over the spill scene.
Rachel Maddow shares photos and video of the pollution from the oil pipeline spill in Mayflower, Arkansas being addressed with paper towels.
Now that a federal lawsuit has been filed over the Arkansas oil spill, MSNBC's Alex Witt talks to Coral Davenport, energy and environment reporter for the National Journal, about the Exxon-Mobile pipeline rupture and the Keystone XL Pipeline.
Deb Miller and Susan Connolly, Michigan residents who live near the Kalamazoo River oil spill who are now advocates for pipeline safety, talk with Rachel Maddow about why tar sands spills are particularly nasty to clean up, and the disappointing official response to the Kalamazoo River spill.
Exxon Mobil insisted the age of the 65-year-old pipeline did not play a role in the rupture, saying inspection was up to date. NBC’s Anne Thompson reports.
Drum skimmers and sorbent boom are used in a tributary to contain oil spill from Exxon pipeline rupture in Mayflower, Arkansas in this April 7, 2013 photo released to Reuters on April 11, 2013. Now, nearly two weeks after the 5,000-barrel spill occurred on Good Friday, a picture has emerged of a gia
Contaminated sorbent material is used to clean up oil spill from Exxon pipeline rupture in North Woods Subdivision in Mayflower, Arkansas in this April 3, 2013 photo released to Reuters on April 11, 2013. Now, nearly two weeks after the 5,000-barrel spill occurred on Good Friday, a picture has emerg
Containment boom is installed in Lake Conway following oil spill from Exxon pipeline rupture in Mayflower, Arkansas in this April 2, 2013 photo released to Reuters on April 11, 2013. Now, nearly two weeks after the 5,000-barrel spill occurred on Good Friday, a picture has emerged of a giant oil comp
Emergency crews work to clean up an oil spill near Interstate 40 in Mayflower, Arkansas in this March 31, 2013 file photo. REUTERS/Jacob Slaton/Files