NPR News is reporting that the first criminal charges have been filed in connection with the Gulf Coast oil spill caused by the explosion of…

BP has accepted some of the blame for the deadly rig disaster that led to the worst oil spill in United States history, according to a new report.

The National Hurricane Center says Tropical Depression #3 formed in the Bahamas on Thursday morning. Its current forecast path has it heading in the direction of the oil spill.

A highly anticipated test designed to measure pressure within BP's ruptured Gulf of Mexico oil well began Thursday after a delay caused by leaking equipment.

The Texas General Land Office confirmed Monday the tar balls found along the shores of Crystal Beach on Bolivar Peninsula are from the Deepwater Horizon spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

BP's efforts to contain the largest oil spill in U.S. history are being disrupted by towering waves reaching up to 12 feet in height, company officials said.


As a result of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico many businesses are facing an inability to earn income. Those affected range from commercial and private fisheries to dock, marina and waterfront property owners, and even city, county or state governments.

Due to the BP Oil Spill, if you are a shrimp lover, your shrimp may come at a higher cost. Shrimpers from the Carolinas, Georgia and right here in Texas say they have been fielding a large amount of calls because of the low supply of Gulf Shrimp. Oil from the Gulf of Mexico spill, believed to be the worst in US history, could soon end up at gas stations, construction sites and even grocery stores as British oil giant BP is planning to sells the spilled oil to raise money for wildlife protection.


The pre-dawn shucking of small mountains of oysters that is an age-old workaday ritual in New Orleans is coming to an end at the 134-year-old P&J Oyster Co., because of the oil spilling ominously offshore.