Gulf oil spill

Michael Bromwich, known to Alaskans and others in oil producing states as one of the chief deciders in the Obama administration's offshore drilling team, will be leaving public service at the end of 2011 for the private sector.Craig Medred
On the one-year anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon rig disaster and resulting oil release, BP has filed a few different lawsuits that seek damages and to share potential liabilities.Craig Medred
A year after the Deepwater Horizon explosion triggered the mammoth Gulf oil spill, fishermen, hotel owners, and oil workers on Louisiana's coast aren't sure if nature's balance can be regained.Patrik Jonsson
Divorce, bankruptcy, depression, breakdowns, anger and grief -- Alaskans who lived through the Exxon Valdez oil spill know the meaning of manmade catastrophe. Doug O'Harra
BP's $16 billion attempt to make things right in the Gulf of Mexico created new divisions -- and even new wrongs.Kim Barker
The Arctic's extreme conditions and isolation make it nearly impossible to clean up an oil spill. All this is widely known, yet the federal government is still allowing the oil industry to push forward with aggressive drilling plans.Rosemary Ahtuangaruak
Fran Ulmer, a member of the former presidential commission that reviewed last April's Deepwater Horizon disaster, is disappointed Congress hasn't acted on recommendations to prevent another spill.Alex DeMarban
The Obama administration lifted its post-Gulf oil spill moratorium on oil drilling in deep water Oct. 12, but it didn't issue its first new permit until Monday.Mark Guarino
Alaska Disptach

Here are photos from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, which ended up being the largest recorded spill in history.

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