Month: October 2012

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  • October
    26 2012

    BP Caps Equipment Leaking Oil Two Years After Gulf Spill

    According to reports, British Petroleum has capped and plugged the abandoned piece of equipment believed to be the source of a sheen spotted near the site of its massive 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. BP, the London based oil giant, has stated that workers placed a 750 pound cap over an 86 […]

  • October
    22 2012

    BP to Remain in Benzene Lawsuit Despite Sale of Refinery

    According to an article featured in the Daily News, during the time BP's Texas City oil refinery released thousands of pounds of toxic emissions in the air in 2010; the refinery's leadership team was searching for ways to avoid reporting the emissions to state regulators. Reportedly, records also show company officials were aware 10 days […]

  • October
    15 2012

    Lawsuit Follows Possibly Tainted Steroid Injection

    According to a recent report in the Chicago Times, a Minnesota woman who says she received steroid injections which could be at the center of a deadly outbreak of fungal meningitis in the United States. Sources say the woman has sued the steroid manufacturer in U.S. District Court in Minnesota. Sources say the woman is […]