Deepwater Horizon http://wlrn.org en Phase 2 Of BP Trial Focuses On Amount Of Spilled Oil http://wlrn.org/post/phase-two-bp-trial-focuses-amount-spilled-oil In a New Orleans courtroom this week, BP and the federal government are arguing over how much oil gushed into the Gulf of Mexico after the <a href="http://www.npr.org/templates/archives/archive.php?thingId=127868273">Deepwater Horizon explosion</a> in 2010.<p>Oil flowed from the out-of-control well for nearly three months. Just how much oil spilled will be key in determining the amount BP will have to pay in federal fines and penalties.<p>Attorneys for both the U.S. Tue, 08 Oct 2013 12:00:21 +0000 Jeff Brady 21794 at http://wlrn.org Phase 2 Of BP Trial Focuses On Amount Of Spilled Oil Massive Molasses Spill Devastates Honolulu Marine Life http://wlrn.org/post/massive-molasses-spill-devastates-honolulu-marine-life "Everything down there is dead."<p>That's one stunning quote from <a href="http://www.hawaiinewsnow.com/story/23409767/underwater-video-uncovers-mass-kill-from-matson-molasses-spill" target="_blank">Hawaii News Now's latest report</a> about the devastating damage that's been done to the marine life off Honolulu's Sand Island by 233,000 gallons of molasses that were spilled into Honolulu harbor on Monday.<p>Gary Gill, deputy director of Hawaii's Environmental Health Division of the Health Department, tells the news station that "this is the worst environmental damage to sea life that I have com Thu, 12 Sep 2013 15:27:06 +0000 Mark Memmott 20494 at http://wlrn.org Massive Molasses Spill Devastates Honolulu Marine Life