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BP Well Declared ‘Effectively Dead’

BP's blown-out oil well in the Gulf of Mexico has been permanently sealed, a U.S. government official said, five months after an explosion destroyed a drilling rig and led to the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history.

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BP Well Declared ‘Effectively Dead’

Source: AOL News, Mon September 20, 2010
BP's blown-out oil well in the Gulf of Mexico has been permanently sealed, a U.S. government official said, five months after an explosion destroyed a drilling rig and led to the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history.

US scientist says much surface Gulf oil dispersed

Source: BBC, Wed July 28, 2010
Oil from BP's damaged Gulf of Mexico well is clearing from the sea surface faster than expected, scientists say, 100 days after the disaster began.

Oil Spill Capped for a Second Day, Offering Some Hope

Source: New York Times, Thu July 15, 2010
The hemorrhaging well that has spilled millions of gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico remained capped for a second day Friday, providing some hope of a long-term solution to the environmental disaster.

Gulf of Mexico oil cap funnels 6,000 barrels

Source: BBC, Sat June 05, 2010
A special cap funnelling oil from the Gulf of Mexico spill appears to be having some success, a US Coast Guard official has said.

BP sees ‘some success’ with top kill method

Source: CNN, Fri May 28, 2010
BP has measured "some success" in the Gulf of Mexico with a risky procedure known as "top kill," which has never been tried before a mile under the ocean's surface, the company's top executive said Friday.

Gulf oil spill: First leak capped, says BP

Source: BBC, Wed May 05, 2010
BP has managed to seal the smallest of the three leaks spilling oil into the Gulf of Mexico, the company says.

Brown pelican no longer endangered: U.S.

Source: Reuters, Fri November 13, 2009
The brown pelican, listed as an endangered species even before the 1973 U.S. Endangered Species Act existed, is officially back from the brink of extinction, the Interior Department said on Wednesday.

Planting fruit trees is part of hurricane recovery

Source: NOLA.com, Wed November 11, 2009
Listening to Cam Akin, one gets the impression that fruit trees can save the world.

Disney Spends $7 Million to Conserve Forests in Peru, Congo, USA

Source: ENS, Tue November 03, 2009
The Walt Disney Company, which for 60 years has portrayed the glories of nature in film, today announced a $7 million investment to protect forests in the United States, in the Peruvian Amazon and in the Congo Basin.

The Plow & Hearth(R) Campaign to Reforest America(R) Reaches Goal

Source: Yahoo! Finance, Sat October 24, 2009
The Plow & Hearth(R) Campaign to Reforest America®, a yearlong reforestation effort launched by the company last October has reached its goal of donating one million trees to be planted in locations across the country.

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