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Dauphin Island officials pitch $58 million beach restoration project through … – AL.com


AL.com

Dauphin Island officials pitch $58 million beach restoration project through
AL.com
DAUPHIN ISLAND, Alabama — Hoping to make one of Alabama's barrier islands a bit more of a barrier to winds, tides and major storms, Dauphin Island officials are hoping to secure oil spill restoration funding for a major beach rejuvenation project on

Posted on 20 November 2014 | 11:55 pm

Texas A&M Galveston Will Study Effects Of BP Oil Spill – KBTX


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Texas A&M Galveston Will Study Effects Of BP Oil Spill
KBTX
The research will focus on improving our fundamental understanding of the implications of such events and on developing improved spill mitigation, oil and gas detection, characterization and remediation technologies. It is part of a $140 million grant
After Gulf oil spill, filmmaker returns to see what happened when the cameras PBS NewsHour
Alabama researchers land $6.4 million grant to study biodiversity's role in AL.com
This long-term study will reveal what impacts may be in store 30 years after Your Houston News
Chiefland Citizen
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Posted on 20 November 2014 | 10:29 pm

UPDATED: Shaw Industry oil spill on US 27 in Walker County – The Catoosa County News


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UPDATED: Shaw Industry oil spill on US 27 in Walker County
The Catoosa County News
The right-hand lane was closed on U.S. Highway 27 as emergency responders and Shaw employees spread oil spill powder absorbent over the oil that leaked from the plant and onto the highway. (Messenger photo/Josh O'Bryant) …

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Posted on 20 November 2014 | 8:51 pm

UM, NSU teams awarded $37.5M to study BP oil spill – MiamiHerald.com


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UM, NSU teams awarded $37.5M to study BP oil spill
MiamiHerald.com
Two South Florida universities will receive a total of $37.5 million to continue researching the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the worst spill in U.S. history that killed 11 workers, spewed 200 million gallons of crude into the Gulf of Mexico and
BP fights on to oust oil spill claims administrator; meanwhile, judge OKs Fox Business
State gets $34M oil spill grant for conservationWTSP 10 News
Florida Gets $34M Oil Spill Grant For ConservationCBS Local

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Posted on 20 November 2014 | 3:53 pm

‘The Great Invisible’ Explores Depth of Oil Spill Impact – WKRG-TV


'The Great Invisible' Explores Depth of Oil Spill Impact
WKRG-TV
The film, about the 2010 BP Gulf oil spill, started out when Brown's father sent her pictures of the boom along the water of his home on Mobile Bay. From there, she says, the making of the film took many twists and turns, in the making of the

Posted on 20 November 2014 | 3:53 pm

State seeks $77M in oil spill money for watersheds – Pensacola News Journal


Pensacola News Journal

State seeks $77M in oil spill money for watersheds
Pensacola News Journal
If the Pensacola Bay proposal gets funded, Robinson said, it would give a big boost to water quality in the area, especially after this week's announcement that Escambia County will receive $11 million of Deepwater Horizon oil spill dollars from the

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Posted on 20 November 2014 | 2:29 pm

Oil spill restoration program to hold public meeting – Pensacola News Journal


Oil spill restoration program to hold public meeting
Pensacola News Journal
The Florida Institute of Oceanography will present a public information session from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 24, at the Escambia County Central Office Complex, 3363 West Park Place. The session is to gather public feedback on a newly funded RESTORE …

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Posted on 19 November 2014 | 11:47 pm

Experts: Oil spill may have set back Texas sea turtles’ recovery – Houston Chronicle


Houston Chronicle

Experts: Oil spill may have set back Texas sea turtles' recovery
Houston Chronicle
Now, scientists gathering in Brownsville have produced the first evidence that appears to link the oil spill to the decline of the world's most endangered sea turtle. A study presented at the Second International Kemp's Ridley Sea Turtle Symposium
Study links oil spill, decline of sea turtlesLongview News-Journal
2010 Oil Spill Threatening Texas Sea TurtleDesign & Trend
Critically endangered turtle species are hit with devastating oil spillScience Recorder
Chron.com -Beta Wired -Pioneer News
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Posted on 19 November 2014 | 4:54 am

Shell Lied to Dutch Court About Oil Spills in Nigeria, Say Friends of the Earth – Newsweek


Newsweek

Shell Lied to Dutch Court About Oil Spills in Nigeria, Say Friends of the Earth
Newsweek
The oil company Shell lied to a Dutch court about steps taken to minimize the risk of oil spills during a court case brought against the multinational oil and gas company by four Nigerian farmers and Friends of the Earth, lawyers acting for the
Shell Knew Of Pipeline Problems Years Before 2008 Oil Spill In NigeriaDe Smog Blog (blog)
Royal Dutch Shell (RDS.A) Takes Responsibility For Nigeria Oil SpillsRoyal Dutch Shell plc .com

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Posted on 17 November 2014 | 5:46 pm

BP Tries To Pay Less For The Gulf Oil Spill, Again – ThinkProgress


ThinkProgress

BP Tries To Pay Less For The Gulf Oil Spill, Again
ThinkProgress
BP is asking a federal judge to cap the amount of Gulf oil spill-related fines it must pay at $12 billion, which is almost a third less than the amount U.S. prosecutors are seeking from the company. On Friday, BP argued in court papers that the

Posted on 17 November 2014 | 2:21 pm

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Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise detained in Spain

Greenpeace ship taken into Spanish custody after oil protest in waters off of the Canary Islands, six months after being released by the Russian government The Greenpeace protest ship Arctic Sunrise has been taken into custody by the Spanish government in waters off the Canary Islands, just months after it was released by the Russian government . Continue reading…

Posted on 19 November 2014 | 11:56 am

BP fights on to oust oil spill claims chief

BP is heading to a federal appeals court in its effort to oust the administrator of damage settlement claims arising from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. The company filed notice Tuesday that it plans …

Posted on 19 November 2014 | 1:09 am

Oil spill-related grants announced by foundation

A national conservation agency on Monday announced more than $99 million in projects funded through a settlement resulting from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill — including more than $13 million for restoration …

Posted on 18 November 2014 | 4:29 pm

U.S. judge upholds BP 'gross negligence' Gulf spill ruling

By Jonathan Stempel

Posted on 16 November 2014 | 3:25 am

Shell admits to misjudging Nigeria oil spill

Prior to court action, energy giant admits that 2008 oil spill in Niger Delta was larger than anticipated.

Posted on 14 November 2014 | 4:49 am

Shell 'warned pipeline could leak'

Royal Dutch Shell was told a pipeline had reached the end of its life years before a Nigeria oil spill, according to court documents seen by the BBC.

Posted on 13 November 2014 | 12:09 am

Gulf island whole 9 years after Katrina

DAUPHIN ISLAND, Ala. (AP) — Nature and a multimillion dollar rock pile built in the Gulf of Mexico after the BP oil spill have healed a large barrier island nine years after it was sliced in two by Hurricane Katrina.

Posted on 9 November 2014 | 7:28 pm

Oil from BP Spill Coats Miles of Gulf Seafloor

A significant portion of the remaining oil from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill is sitting on the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico, within 25 miles (40 kilometers) of the well, a new study finds. In 2014, researchers at Pennsylvania State University reported that coral communities up to 13.7 miles (22 km) from the spill site showed damage. "This analysis provides us with, for the first time …

Posted on 28 October 2014 | 2:26 pm

BP spill left big oily 'bathtub ring' on seafloor

The BP oil spill left an oily "bathub ring" on the sea floor that's about the size of Rhode Island, new research shows. The study by David Valentine, the chief scientist on the federal damage …

Posted on 28 October 2014 | 11:16 am

Deepwater Horizon gunk settled far and wide

Survey of deep-sea sediment helps to explain ‘missing oil’ from 2010 spill.

Posted on 27 October 2014 | 11:34 pm