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Lawmakers demand answers from BP over ongoing Gulf oil sheen

October 17, 2012 - A large oil sheen in the Gulf of Mexico reported by watchdogs as far back as August 2011 has been tied to BP's failed Macondo well. Congressional leaders are demanding answers from the company about the ongoing oil release, and they also want to ensure BP pays fully for the damages caused by its 2010 disaster.

A Valentine for the Gulf

February 14, 2012 - Gulf Coast advocates are asking fellow Americans to show some love for the region by supporting the RESTORE Act, which would direct penalties for the BP oil disaster back to stricken communities.