Posts With Keyword ‘BP’

British Petroleum in Southeast Iowa

Posted: Saturday, July 17th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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British Petroleum’s ongoing accident has been declared the largest oil spill to ever occur in the Gulf of Mexico, but in southeast Iowa, the only BP logos you’ll see are convenience stores operated by community members.

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Congressman Loebsack Tells BP To “Help People Rebuild Their Lives”

Posted: Thursday, June 17th, 2010 at 5:53 am

The U.S. Congressman for Washington, Henry, Johnson, Louisa, and Jefferson counties says the American people require proof that BP can pay for the damage it’s created. 

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ISU Professor: Oil Spill Highlights Biofuel Benefits

Posted: Friday, May 7th, 2010 at 7:52 am

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A professor at Iowa State University says oil spill off the gulf coast illustrates the potential that exists in biofuels.

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Concerns Over Oil Spill Hindering Shipping Traffic Drives Down Grain Prices

Posted: Wednesday, May 5th, 2010 at 7:29 am

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The possibility of having shipping traffic hindered by the massive oil leak off the Gulf Coast is having a major impact on commodity prices.

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