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Oil Spill – Google News

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Road closed for oil spill – Dayton Daily News


Road closed for oil spill
Dayton Daily News
County Line Road between Clark and Champaign counties is closed while crews clean an oil spill near Navistar. A semi truck leaving the business apparently had an oil leak, and several other vehicles spread the oil down the road. The road is expected to

Posted on 24 April 2014 | 3:38 pm

After the BP Oil Spill – New York Times


Legal Examiner

After the BP Oil Spill
New York Times
Re “The Deepwater Horizon Threat,” by S. Elizabeth Birnbaum and Jacqueline Savitz (Op-Ed, April 17): The oil and natural gas industry and the federal government have together taken great strides to enhance the safety of offshore operations in the four
BP Balks at Oil Spill Research CostsDiscovery News
Gulf Coast fisherman on BP oil spill: 'The oysters are not recovering'al.com (blog)
BP Oil Spill Trial To Determine Damages Set For January; Fines Could Top $17 Huffington Post
Legal Examiner
all 24 news articles »

Posted on 23 April 2014 | 10:06 pm

Students Mark Anniversary of BP Disaster With a Human Oil Spill – The Nation. (blog)


The Nation. (blog)

Students Mark Anniversary of BP Disaster With a Human Oil Spill
The Nation. (blog)
The day after the fourth anniversary of the BP oil spill, about twenty students, clad entirely in black, circled and sprawled around a miniature wooden oil rig covered with protest signs. Protesters wanted to illustrate the environmental effects of

Posted on 23 April 2014 | 10:05 pm

What Needs To Be Done To Respond To An Arctic Oil Spill? – Alaska Public Radio Network


What Needs To Be Done To Respond To An Arctic Oil Spill?
Alaska Public Radio Network
The panel's chairwoman, New York risk analyst Doctor Martha Grabowski, calls the report balanced, and says it shows many things are needed for oil spill response in the arctic that we do not yet have. “Increased data needs, more research in terms of …

Posted on 23 April 2014 | 9:49 pm

What Happens When Oil Spills in the Arctic? – National Geographic


National Geographic

What Happens When Oil Spills in the Arctic?
National Geographic
As sea ice melts and the oil industry prepares to exploit the Arctic's vast resources, the United States faces big gaps in its preparedness for an oil spill in the region, according to a report released Wednesday by the National Research Council (NRC).
Panel Says U.S. Not Ready for Inevitable Arctic Oil SpillScience News
U.S. could be caught cold by Arctic oil spill, report saysHouston Chronicle
Ability to respond to oil spill in the Arctic called 'sorely lacking'Alaska Dispatch
Eureka! Science News -FuelFix (blog) -Grist
all 32 news articles »

Posted on 23 April 2014 | 8:37 pm

Comprehensive Program Needed to Address US Arctic Oil Spill Risk – Rigzone


Comprehensive Program Needed to Address US Arctic Oil Spill Risk
Rigzone
The United States needs to validate current and emerging oil spill response technologies under the “real-world” challenges of the Arctic through carefully controlled field experiments as part of a long-term, collaborative Arctic oil spill research

Posted on 23 April 2014 | 5:26 pm

Claims, Oil and Resentments Linger Four Years After BP Oil Spill – Insurance Journal


Insurance Journal

Claims, Oil and Resentments Linger Four Years After BP Oil Spill
Insurance Journal
Four years after the Deepwater Horizon spill, oil is still washing up on the long sandy beaches of Grand Isle, Louisiana, and some islanders are fed up with hearing from BP that the crisis is over. Jules Melancon, the last remaining oyster fisherman on
10 Animals Who Are Still Hurting From The BP Oil SpillHuffington Post
Oil spill past is not pastPensacola News Journal
BP caps cash pipeline to research worst oil spill in US historyRT (blog)
Salon -The Times-Picayune
all 129 news articles »

Posted on 23 April 2014 | 2:31 pm

BP Oil Spill: Trial Date Set, RESTORE Dollar Amount Uncertain – WUWF


BP Oil Spill: Trial Date Set, RESTORE Dollar Amount Uncertain
WUWF
Four years after the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico resulting from the Deepwater Horizon explosion, it appears another year will pass before BP learns how much it will owe under the Clean Water Act. On Monday, U.S. Magistrate Sally Shushan

and more »

Posted on 22 April 2014 | 10:25 pm

Deepwater Horizon oil spill timeline, updated from April 2010 through 2014 – al.com


ThinkProgress

Deepwater Horizon oil spill timeline, updated from April 2010 through 2014
al.com
The following is a detailed timeline of the events regarding the Deepwater Horizon explosion and oil leak through the most recent government actions and court developments. It was compiled by multiple staff members of Alabama Media Group. April 20 …
Four Years After The Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill, The Gulf Is Still SufferingThinkProgress
BP Oil spill four years later: Return to Barataria Bay and Cat IslandThe Times-Picayune
Breaking Down the Myths and Misconceptions About the Gulf Oil SpillSmithsonian
Reuters -Financial Times -CBS News
all 328 news articles »

Posted on 20 April 2014 | 12:24 pm

Oil spill cleanup winding down – Houston Chronicle


Houston Chronicle

Oil spill cleanup winding down
Houston Chronicle
One of the vessels involved in the oil spill, the cargo vessel Summer Wind, is plying international waters after being seized two weeks ago by U.S. Marshals. A federal judge ordered the seizure after plaintiffs in a lawsuit by businesses claiming

Posted on 20 April 2014 | 6:35 am

Oil Spill – Yahoo Search Results

Oil spill causes delays on the A341 at Wimborne Minster

A HUGE diesel spill caused traffic problems in East Dorset this afternoon.

Posted on 23 April 2014 | 6:47 pm

Damages phase of BP Gulf spill trial set for January

The high-stakes penalty phase of BP's trial over its role in the 2010 U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil spill will start next January, court officials said on Tuesday, and billions of dollars could be on the line. Fines under the Clean Water Act could top $17 billion (10.1 billion pounds), an amount more than BP's profit in 2013, which after items was $13.4 billion. U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier in New …

Posted on 22 April 2014 | 11:17 pm

Cleanup after Texas oil spill causes disruption on major waterway

Bird habitats threatened by pollution after barge springs leak after collision with ship

Posted on 22 April 2014 | 9:31 pm

Trial begins for former BP engineer accused of destroying oil spill evidence

Jury selection began in New Orleans for three week trial of Kurt Mix, accused of deleting messages about the 2010 oil spill

Posted on 22 April 2014 | 6:40 am

Halliburton reports $622m profits

US oil exploration firm Halliburton has reported better-than-expected first quarter profits, helped by robust drilling activity in Russia, Saudi Arabia and Angola.

Posted on 21 April 2014 | 3:38 pm

Many Canadian aboriginals see no compromise on oil sands pipeline

KITIMAT, British Columbia (Reuters) – Just a few miles from the spot where Enbridge Inc plans to build a massive marine terminal for its Northern Gateway oil pipeline, Gerald Amos checks crab traps…

Posted on 21 April 2014 | 5:45 am

Compo battle rages over BP oil spill

Four years after the Deepwater Horizon spill, oil is still washing up on the long sandy beaches of Grand Isle, Louisiana, and some islanders are fed up with hearing from BP that the crisis is over.

Posted on 18 April 2014 | 10:34 am

Ex-BP worker fined over shares trade

A BP employee who oversaw the cleanup of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010 agrees to settle a charge of insider trading.

Posted on 18 April 2014 | 12:24 am

Former BP official charged with insider trading

Keith Seilhan, who played a pivotal role in cleaning up the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, sold shares after disaster

Posted on 17 April 2014 | 7:16 pm

Ex BP-employee settles US insider-trading charges

A former BP employee who was a coordinator during the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has agreed to settle federal charges of using confidential information on the seriousness of the spill to profit …

Posted on 17 April 2014 | 6:34 pm