Jul 25, 2013 — Halliburton admitted to destroying the results of some tests it ran following the disaster. The oilfield services giant also agreed to make a $55 million donation to the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation.
Jun 10, 2013 — The Coast Guard will be responsible for any reports of residual oil in areas outside BP's Louisiana patrol zone along the Gulf Coast. There's no end in sight for BP's cleanup efforts in Louisiana, a Coast Guard officer says.
May 20, 2013 — A federal judge ruled that prosecutors failed to prove the executive knew about a pending congressional investigation into oil flowing into the Gulf of Mexico in 2010. The decision left in place a second charge against the executive, for allegedly making false statements to investigators about the oil flow rate.
May 8, 2013 — Assistant U.S. Attorney General Ignacia Moreno's tenure spanned one of the worst disasters in U.S. history, the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico after the Deepwater Horizon rig exploded in April 2010. She oversaw a record civil penalty in the case.
Aug 4, 2010 — Some critics doubted the Obama Administration's accounting for the escaped oil from BP's Gulf well.
Jul 14, 2010 — After a government-requested delay, Obama's team told BP to test a new cap on its rogue Gulf well.
Jul 12, 2010 — Interior Secretary Ken Salazas told his agency to craft a new pause on deepwater oil drilling.
Jun 15, 2010 — Energy Execs' Message To Congress: We're Not BP
Jun 2, 2010 — As a technological society we have evolved to the point that we are, literally, playing in much deeper waters. At these scales we must understand that failure is very much an option.