News bites: Transocean blames BP for Gulf oil spill

Transocean put the blame for last year’s massive Gulf of Mexico oil spill on BP in a report the company released Wednesday.

A Japanese advisory panel recommended moving toward a “full restart” of the country’s nuclear fleet, Reuters reports.

A Government Accountability Office report released by Rep. Edward Markey (Mass.), ranking Democrat on the House Natural Resources Committee, warns that more leaks are possible in piping at the country’s older nuclear plants.

A poll says Californians oppose building new nuclear reactors.

U.S. Deputy Energy Secretary Daniel Poneman stressed Tuesday that Yucca Mountain is not an option for storing the country’s nuclear waste.

Courthouse News Service reports on an oil spill victim who says he “was pushed into accepting a settlement for debilitating oil spill-related illness before the extent of his injuries was known.”