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Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Statistics

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The Daily Green takes a look at some surprising statistics from the BP oil spill.
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This article has great attention getting statistics on the BP oil spill and will be used throughout my whole paper.

 

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Gerstein, Julie. "The Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill by the Numbers." The Daily Green. N.p., 14 June 2010. Web. 17 Nov. 2013.

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BP Still Uncertain Over Spill Cost at Third Anniversary

BP Still Uncertain Over Spill Cost at Third Anniversary | Final Project | Scoop.it
BP Plc faces the third anniversary of the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico today with no sure knowledge of how much more it will have to pay government and private plaintiffs over the disaster.
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Another great article stating that it is uncertain how much the BP oil spill is going to cost the company. It gives somewhat of an estimate on all of the financial costs and will roughly go over what the company has gone through since the oil spill. I will use this in my paragraph on the BP company.

 

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Fisk, Margaret Cronin. "BP Still Uncertain Over Spill Cost at Third Anniversary."Bloomberg.com. Bloomberg, 20 Apr. 2013. Web. 17 Nov. 2013.

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The BP Oil Spill: What Happened And Who’s To Blame? - LuxEco Living

The BP Oil Spill: What Happened And Who’s To Blame? - LuxEco Living | Final Project | Scoop.it
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This article has given me great information on how the BP oil spill happened and will give me a great introduction into my paper on how it happen and what went wrong!

 

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Brown, Alanna. "The BP Oil Spill: What Happened And Who's To Blame?" LuxEco Living. N.p., 1 June 2010. Web. 17 Nov. 2013.

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Business Evaluation Systems - BP Gulf Oil Spill:The Impact On Coastal Businesses

Business Evaluation Systems - BP Gulf Oil Spill:The Impact On Coastal Businesses | Final Project | Scoop.it
Business Evaluation Systems ,since 1973, has been involved in the appraisal of over 16,000 companies, covering almost every industry on a national and international basis, ranging in value from $50,000 to over $7 billion.
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This article goes into detail on the businesses that are on the coast of the Gulf of Mexico and the impact that the BP oil spill had on them. It is a perfect article to go along with my CBS article for the effect on local economies!

 

MLA Citation

 

Abraham, Kristen. "BP Gulf Oil Spill:The Impact On Coastal

Businesses." Business Evaluation Systems. N.p., n.d. Web. 12 Nov. 2013.

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How Does the BP Oil Spill Impact Wildlife and Habitat? - National Wildlife Federation

How Does the BP Oil Spill Impact Wildlife and Habitat? - National Wildlife Federation | Final Project | Scoop.it
Coastal Louisiana's wetlands account for roughly 40% of wetlands in the continental United States, and sustain a huge variety of wildlife, including many rare, endangered, and threatened species.
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This article goes into detail on the impact of the wildlife and all of the effects that has happened from the oil spill. I will use this article to discuss the long term affects of animals, and recreational fishing.

 

MLA Citation

 

National Wildlife Federation. "How Does the BP Oil Spill Impact Wildlife and Habitat?" National Wildlife Federation. N.p., n.d. Web. 16 Nov. 2013.

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Large Scale Effects of BP Oil Spill

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This article goes into depth on the large scale effects of the BP oil spill. I am able to use this as possibly a conclusion to wrap up all of my information together using this article!

 

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HENKEL, JESSICA R., BRYAN J. SIGEL, and CAZ M. TAYLOR. "Large-Scale Impacts Of The Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: Can Local Disturbance Affect Distant Ecosystems Through Migratory Shorebirds?." Bioscience 62.7 (2012): 676-685. Academic Search Complete. Web. 16 Nov. 2013.

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FSU Oceanographer Who Raised Concern With Oil Spill Estimates Says He's ... - WFSU

FSU Oceanographer Who Raised Concern With Oil Spill Estimates Says He's ... - WFSU | Final Project | Scoop.it
FSU Oceanographer Who Raised Concern With Oil Spill Estimates Says He's ...
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Florida State University oceanography professor Ian MacDonald has spent decades studying the Gulf of Mexico.
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Environmental and Economical Damages of Oil Spill

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This particular study goes into detail regarding the economic and environmental damages that the BP oil spill had. It has great information on all of the things that damaged the economy! Especially how much the restaurants were damaged by the BP oil spill.

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BP Spill Victims Face Economic Fallout Two Years Later

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Louisiana oysterman Terrance M. Shelley was struggling to keep up with demand by New Orleans restaurants before BP Plc’s Macondo well blew out in April 2010, crippling the processing plant he opened six months earlier.
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Covers the effect that the BP oil spill has had on the economy regarding the food that they need to support their restaurants and anything else that is damaging the economy.. even two years later.

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Gulf Spill Sampling Questioned

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Researchers found a higher level of contamination than federal agencies did in water, sediment and seafood samples taken in 2010 after the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig explosion in the Gulf of Mexico.
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This article talks about the samples that have been taken regarding the oil spill in the gulf of mexico. Talks about how contaminated the waters are.

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Gulf Of Mexico

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How much the oil spill has effected the gulf of mexico

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All impacts of oil spills

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In this article it discusses all of the effects that oil spills have on the ocean. It goes over the marine life, the water life, the shore, etc. It mainly is talking about the Deepwater Horizon Oil spill that was one of the largest oil spills and all of the effects that it has had on the ocean and marine life.

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The Economic Cost Of The BP Oil Spill: ‘$12.5 Billion Is Only A Starter’

The Economic Cost Of The BP Oil Spill: ‘$12.5 Billion Is Only A Starter’ | Final Project | Scoop.it
Over the weekend, the oil spill at a British Petroleum rig in the Gulf Coast continued, and Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar said that it may take
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This gives a start of information on how much it is going to cost BP, right after the oil spill happened. All of my other research is giving information a bit after the oil spill but this is a good source to compare and contrast how much they thought it would be comparaed to how much it really is.

 

MLA Citation

Garofalo, Pat. "The Economic Cost Of The BP Oil Spill: ‘$12.5 Billion Is Only A Starter’." ThinkProgress RSS. N.p., 3 May 2012. Web. 15 Nov. 2013.

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'How Culpable Was BP?'

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — On the cusp of a trial over the catastrophic 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, phalanxes of lawyers, executives and public officials have spent the waning days in settlement talks.
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This article is giving me great insight on how much the oil spill has affect BP. I am using this article to go over the BP company, and all of the financial costs, and how they were affected.

 

MLA Citation

 

Zelman, Joanna. "BP Oil Spill Trial Nears, Company Faces Billions In Fines." The Huffington Post. TheHuffingtonPost.com, 25 Feb. 2012. Web. 17 Nov. 2013.

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Two Years Later- BP Spill

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This article goes into detail regarding the oil spill two years later, and will give me good insight on what to conclude for the paper and how to tie everything together!

 

MLA Citation

 

JUHASZ, ANTONIA. "Two Years Later: Bp's Toxic Legacy. Special Investigation." Nation 294.19 (2012): 11-15. Academic Search Complete. Web. 16 Nov. 2013.

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Oil Spill's Economic Impact Mostly Local

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Analysts Say Disaster in Gulf States Won't Actually Hit Rest of Nation Too Hard as Tourists, Jobs Relocate
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This article for me is great because I have an entire paragraph based off of effects on local economies, restaurants, and people in general. It is a great article with a lot of references, stating the facts on the effects of the local area.

 

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CBS. "Oil Spill's Economic Impact Mostly Local." CBSNews. CBS Interactive, 28 June 2010. Web. 16 Nov. 2013.

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Environmental Impact of the BP Oil Spill - Living Green Magazine

Environmental Impact of the BP Oil Spill - Living Green Magazine | Final Project | Scoop.it
With the BP Oil Spill trial starting, here is a recap of the environmental impact caused by the Deepwater Horizon disaster and oil spill in April 2010.
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This article goes over the environmental affects of the BP oil spill, effects of the water, and the sea floor. I will be using this article when I talk about the environment section of my reserach paper

 

MLA citation

 

Dragovic, Deja. "Environmental Impact of the BP Oil Spill." Living Green Magazine. N.p., 19 Mar. 2013. Web. 16 Nov. 2013.

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Environment and Economical Effects

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This citation will give me great information for explaining all of the effects on the environment from the BP oil spill. It goes into great detail explaining the economic damages as well. I am able to use this for two different paragraphs in my essay.

 

 

MLA Citation 

 

Smith Jr., Lawrence C., L. Murphy Smith, and Paul A. Ashcroft. "Analysis Of Environmental And Economic Damages From British Petroleum's Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill." Albany Law Review 74.1 (2011): 563-585. Academic Search Complete. Web. 16 Nov. 2013.

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Oceanography professor uncovers BP data discrepancies after 2010 Gulf oil spill - Tallahassee Democrat (blog)

Oceanography professor uncovers BP data discrepancies after 2010 Gulf oil spill - Tallahassee Democrat (blog) | Final Project | Scoop.it
Oceanography professor uncovers BP data discrepancies after 2010 Gulf oil spill
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Dr. Ian MacDonald has spent his life studying the ocean.
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BP Oil Spill Two Years Later

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This specific article talks about the BP oil spill into detail and all of the things that are happening with it two years later. Doesn't just talk about what happened with BP but all of the side affects that the terrible BP oil spill had on people and animals.

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BP stops oil spill payouts after court dispute win

BP stops oil spill payouts after court dispute win | Final Project | Scoop.it
BP will stop paying some damage claims under the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill settlement, after an appeals court agreed that the oil giant may be covering ‘fictitious’ payments to businesses.
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Covers the costs that BP has had to pay during this terrible disaster of the oil spill. And the things that happened after court.

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Thai Officials Play Down Effects of Oil Spill

Thai Officials Play Down Effects of Oil Spill | Final Project | Scoop.it
In Thailand's third-largest oil spill, the government was quick to try to declare the affected areas safe for tourists, with one official going as far to swim in one of the worst-contaminated areas.
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Not just talking about the oil spill in the gulf, I thought it would be a good touch to get some other information on another oil spill! This one covers Thailand.

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BP oil spill 1 year later

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Information talking about oil spill after a year it happened. Short article but has good information in it!

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Can we rescued oiled wildlife?

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In this article it talks a lot about how yes the wildlife can be rescued but a lot of them are hurt very badly. It also talks about where some of the major oil spills have spread, and all of it's affects on marine life! Don't want to give too much away for my final project!

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