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The Times - Picayune (Wed 21 Jan, 2015)
BP oil spill harmed wildlife, habitat 'everywhere it went,' expert testifies
Staff quoted: Don Boesch
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The BP oil spill caused widespread damage to the Gulf of Mexico ecosystem, harming wildlife, shoreline habitats and vital microorganisms on the ocean floor, an environmental expert testified for the Justice Department on Wednesday morning (Jan. 21).


The New York Times (Wed 21 Jan, 2015)
Past, Future Effects of Oil Argued in BP Penalty Trial
Staff quoted: Don Boesch
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NEW ORLEANS — Environmental researchers and BP attorneys sparred Wednesday over the potential effects of the 2010 Gulf oil spill in a trial aimed at determining whether the oil giant should be made to pay some $13.7 billion in Clean Water Act penalties.


WBOC (Salisbury) Television (Wed 21 Jan, 2015)
Past, future effects of oil argued in BP penalty trial
Staff quoted: Don Boesch
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NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Justice Department attorneys are back in federal court presenting their case for making BP pay billions of dollars in civil penalties for the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.


The Washington Post (Wed 21 Jan, 2015)
Past, future effects of oil argued in BP penalty trial
Staff quoted: Don Boesch
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NEW ORLEANS — Environmental researchers and BP attorneys sparred Wednesday over the potential effects of the 2010 Gulf oil spill in a trial aimed at determining whether the oil giant should be made to pay some $13.7 billion in Clean Water Act penalties.


ABC News (Wed 21 Jan, 2015)
Past, Future Effects of Oil Argued in BP Penalty Trial
Staff quoted: Don Boesch
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Environmental researchers and BP attorneys sparred Wednesday over the potential effects of the 2010 Gulf oil spill in a trial aimed at determining whether the oil giant should be made to pay some $13.7 billion in Clean Water Act penalties.


The Times - Picayune (Wed 21 Jan, 2015)
BP oil spill trial: Feds call more witnesses Wednesday
Staff quoted: Don Boesch
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The U.S. government will call on several more witnesses starting Wednesday morning (Jan. 21) to help bolster its argument that BP should pay the maximum $13.7 billion fine for its role in the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. The experts will be talking about the economic and environmental impact of the spill as well as BP's response as oil washed ashore.


Fuel Fix (Wed 21 Jan, 2015)
BP trial: Oil spill caused massive ecological damage, marine scientist says
Staff quoted: Don Boesch
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NEW ORLEANS — The third phase of the trial to determine BP's federal fines for its role in the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill is underway Wednesday, the second day in three weeks of court hearings.


The Times - Picayune (Thu 11 Dec, 2014)
Feds raise max amount oil and gas companies required to pay for offshore spills
Staff quoted: Don Boesch
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The federal government on Thursday (Dec. 11) increased the maximum amount oil and gas companies are required to pay in the case of a major oil spill. The move comes more than four years after the fatal 2010 Deepwater Horizon rig explosion and ensuing oil disaster, which prompted calls to raise the liability cap for oil spills.


Sci-Tech Today (Sat 15 Nov, 2014)
Global Warming Worsening Watery Dead Zones
Staff quoted: Don Boesch
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Global warming is likely playing a bigger role than previously thought in dead zones in oceans, lakes and rivers around the world and it's only going to get worse, according to a new study.


WYPR (NPR) - Maryland Morning Radio Program (Fri 14 Nov, 2014)
Return Of The Oyster
Staff quoted: Don Boesch
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The Chesapeake Bay is the largest oyster-producing body of water in the United States. And, oyster farming, or aquaculture, has become a fast-growing businesses in Maryland. However, some watermen feel the ends don't justify the means.


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