Scientists are trying to determine whether there's a link between last year's Gulf of Mexico oil spill and a spike in dolphin deaths along the Gulf Coast. Sixty-seven bottlenose dolphins have washed up on Gulf beaches over the past few weeks.
The BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico was, in effect, a huge experiment and scientists want to know what that oil may do to the plants and animals that live in the Gulf — from sea grasses to turtles to giant bluefin tuna.But many of those scientists say they're frustrated at the lack of focus in th
The administrator of BP's $20 billion fund to compensate oil spill victims is on the defensive. Claims czar Kenneth Feinberg has paid out nearly $3.5 billion, but is facing criticism about the slow pace and low amount of payments.Twin sisters Sheila Newman and Sheryl Lindsay are among the critics.