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Mum gives BIRTH on motorway hard shoulder after going into labour in traffic jam – Express.co.uk


Express.co.uk

Mum gives BIRTH on motorway hard shoulder after going into labour in traffic jam
Express.co.uk
Sam Walker, from Solihull, West Mids, was travelling with partner Terry Kemp and their two sons Luke, 4, and Ollie, 3, on the M42 yesterday evening when traffic ground to a halt due to a fuel spillage. The 33-year-old mum suddenly felt contractions and
Baby delivered on M42 motorway after huge traffic jamDaily Star

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Posted on 1 May 2016 | 2:12 pm

Source of Hudson River oil spill unclear – NJ.com


NJ.com

Source of Hudson River oil spill unclear
NJ.com
… remained under investigation, U.S. Coast Guard spokesman Frank Simmons said Saturday. The spill appeared to be dissipating and crews collected samples for testing. Officials have not found any active leak and reported no major damage from the spill.
Oil spill in Hudson River near Englewood Cliffs considered 'minor and uncontainable'WABC-TV
Oil Sheen Found On Hudson River Near Englewood Cliffs, N.J.CBS Local

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Posted on 30 April 2016 | 8:29 pm

Photographs Show Oil Spill Affecting Wildlife, Beaches – Seeker (registration) (blog)


Seeker (registration) (blog)

Photographs Show Oil Spill Affecting Wildlife, Beaches
Seeker (registration) (blog)
The images stand in apparent stark contrast to federal and state assurances that seafood from the spill region is safe to consume now. The photographs also reveal what birds, marine life, and other animals from the area must now contend with in their

Posted on 29 April 2016 | 11:09 pm

Niger Delta villagers turn to European courts, seeking redress for oil spills – Free Speech Radio News


Free Speech Radio News

Niger Delta villagers turn to European courts, seeking redress for oil spills
Free Speech Radio News
“During the spill, the oil flooded everywhere,” says Friday Akpan, looking over the scene of the disaster. “The whole of this place was completely flooded with crude oil. It damaged every crop. The spill was so much, was so serious, the whole thing was

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Posted on 29 April 2016 | 5:34 pm

House Approves Split of BP Oil Spill Settlement Money – WKRG


WKRG

House Approves Split of BP Oil Spill Settlement Money
WKRG
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – The Alabama House of Representatives has approved a split of settlement money from the 2010 oil spill, under a plan that could also stave off Medicaid cuts next year. Representatives approved the compromise bill Thursday on …
House approves split of settlement money from BP oil spillWashington Times
How the BP oil spill could help save MedicaidBirmingham Business Journal
Bill Approved to Divide State BP Oil Spill Settlement MoneyAlabama News Network (press release)
Montgomery Advertiser –Yellowhammer News
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Posted on 29 April 2016 | 1:30 pm

We’re still learning the impacts of the BP oil spill – Houma Courier


We're still learning the impacts of the BP oil spill
Houma Courier
It's been more than six years since April 20, 2010, when an explosion on the Deepwater Horizon killed 11 workers and touched off a months-long catastrophic oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. In all that time, the oil industry, the government and

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Posted on 29 April 2016 | 11:01 am

BSEE Tests Technology for Oil Spill Exercise in Arctic – Rigzone


Rigzone

BSEE Tests Technology for Oil Spill Exercise in Arctic
Rigzone
As part of this research, the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement's (BSEE) Oil Spill Preparedness Division tested the capabilities of a geo-referencing identification satellite (GRIDSAT) technology during its inaugural participation earlier

Posted on 28 April 2016 | 4:44 pm

Feds Relax Pollution Monitoring of Decade-old Gulf Oil Spill – Claims Journal


Feds Relax Pollution Monitoring of Decade-old Gulf Oil Spill
Claims Journal
Federal regulators have relaxed a pollution monitoring requirement for a company responsible for a decade-old oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico, a slow-motion spill that could last another century. In 2008, the Coast Guard ordered Taylor Energy Company to …

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Posted on 28 April 2016 | 8:19 am

Report details lingering environmental damage from BP oil spill – Kansas City Star


Kansas City Star

Report details lingering environmental damage from BP oil spill
Kansas City Star
Six years on, scientists are continuing to tally the ecological harms caused by the deadly 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The latest glimpse at the ongoing environmental impacts of the disaster came in a new report by the
Six years after gulf oil spill, BP has gushed an average $25.5 million a day to cover disasterTampabay.com
BP oil spill settlement paves the way for recovery progressMississippi Business Journal

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Posted on 26 April 2016 | 10:30 pm

Large oil spill near New Matamoras – WSAZ-TV


WSAZ-TV

Large oil spill near New Matamoras
WSAZ-TV
NEW MATAMORAS, Ohio (WTAP) — Crews remain on the scene of a large oil spill near New Matamoras. The incident happened in the north fork of Mill Creek, north of New Matamoras in Washington County. A tank from a conventional well sustained a bottom …

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Posted on 26 April 2016 | 2:15 am