All of Slate's articles on the BP oil spill.

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June 14 2010 5:40 PM

Slate's BP Coverage

All of our articles on the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

"100 Million Barrels of Oil in the Well, 100 Million Barrels of Oil: If one of those barrels should happen to spill ... ," by Brian Palmer. Posted June 21, 2010.

"The Psychological Toll of the Oil Spill: Research shows how the disaster will damage the mental health of those living in affected areas," by Marc Siegel. Posted June 17, 2010.

"Screwed if by Sea: A 90-year-old maritime law gets BP off the hook for workers killed on the Deepwater rig," by Stephanie Mencimer. Posted Wednesday, June 16, 2010.


"Deflection Point: What Obama's speech on the BP oil spill was lacking," by John Dickerson. Posted Tuesday, June 15, 2010.

"BP—Blah Performance: President Obama's Oval Office speech was almost lousy enough to make you miss George W. Bush," by Daniel Gross. Posted Tuesday, June 15, 2010.

"What the ffolkes?: An obscure British thriller that's eerily prescient about the Gulf oil spill," by David Plotz. Posted Monday, June 14, 2010.


"The Ethanol Trap: The oil blowout will mean more subsidies for the corn-fuel industry. That's bad news for consumers," by Robert Bryce. Posted June 10, 2010.

"Oil Spill, Climate Bill: Last year, Rahm Emanuel advised the president to play it cool on cap-and-trade. Will the Gulf disaster change their strategy?" by Eric Pooley. Posted June 10, 2010.

"20,000 Leaks Under the Sea: The insanity of deepwater oil wells," by William Saletan. Posted June 9, 2010.

"Phoney Question: Should Obama have called BP executive Tony Hayward?" by John Dickerson. Posted June 8, 2010.