As part of a broader plan by Nature Conservancy to restore the pine forests of the Central Cascades so they are more resilient to wildfires and climate change, the nonprofit environmental group is cutting down trees to save the forest.
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BP has plead guilty to felony misconduct and agreed to pay $4.5 billion in penalties for the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill. The disaster was the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history. Eleven oil rig workers were killed and 4.9 million barrels of oil spewed into the Gulf over 87 days. Here’s a look back at the oil spill and recovery efforts.