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Russia to Hold Arctic ‘Oil Spill Response Exercise’ in Early August – RIA Novosti


Russia to Hold Arctic 'Oil Spill Response Exercise' in Early August
RIA Novosti
MOSCOW, July 31 (RIA Novosti) – Russia plans to hold the Arctic-2014 exercise, which involves Northern Fleet rescuers, emergency teams and border guards, in early August to test oil spill response in the Pechora Sea in the Arctic, Northern Fleet …

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Posted on 31 July 2014 | 2:45 pm

Slow release of oil spill funds frustrates Florida – WTSP 10 News


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Slow release of oil spill funds frustrates Florida
WTSP 10 News
BP agreed late Friday March 2, 2012 to settle lawsuits brought by more than 100,000 fishermen who lost work, cleanup workers who got sick and others who claimed harm from the oil giant's 2010 Gulf of Mexico disaster, the worst offshore oil spill in the …

Posted on 31 July 2014 | 12:33 am

BP employees flood Houston officials with emails related to oil spill suit … – The Times-Picayune


BP employees flood Houston officials with emails related to oil spill suit
The Times-Picayune
Local government officials in the Houston area are being flooded by emails from BP employees as a part of a "strange and unprecedented" campaign to get them to drop a lawsuit filed against companies involved in the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, the …

Posted on 30 July 2014 | 4:58 pm

Louisiana lawmakers call for funds to finance oil-spill restoration – The Daily Advertiser


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Louisiana lawmakers call for funds to finance oil-spill restoration
The Daily Advertiser
WASHINGTON – Louisiana lawmakers said federal agencies have been slow to act on a law that steers money to Gulf Coast states to help them recover from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill. “Louisiana is ready to go,” Sen. Mary Landrieu testified at a …
State lawmakers call for funds to finance oil-spill restorationMonroe News Star
Environmental groups praise bipartisan Senate message to speed enactment of The Times-Picayune
Hurry up and start fixing the Gulf, US senators sayScience AAAS
Yall Politics -Dredging Today
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Posted on 30 July 2014 | 1:42 pm

BP Oil Spill Is Much Worse Than People Think, Scientists Say – ThinkProgress


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BP Oil Spill Is Much Worse Than People Think, Scientists Say
ThinkProgress
Scientists at Penn State University have discovered two new coral reefs near the site of BP's historic 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, and the impacts to those reefs from the spill have been greater than expected, according to research released
Bacteria ate some toxins, but worst remain, according to Gulf oil spill researcherPhys.Org
Florida officials want Gulf oil-spill funding acceleratedFlorida Today
Gulf Oil Spill: Microbiology Approach Worked But Toxic Contaminants RemainScience 2.0
Newsweek -LiveScience.com
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Posted on 29 July 2014 | 5:23 pm

Oil spill claims administrator opens Metairie assistance center – The Times-Picayune


Oil spill claims administrator opens Metairie assistance center
The Times-Picayune
BP oil spill claims administrator Pat Juneau visited claims centers Monday, June 4, 2012, beginning with the one on Manhatten Boulevard in Harvey. He gave a brief talk and framed his vision for settling claims resulting from the worst oil spill in

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Posted on 29 July 2014 | 5:02 pm

Oil and gas spills surge, two a day, residents often not notified – The Denver Post


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Oil and gas spills surge, two a day, residents often not notified
The Denver Post
More than 7,260 gallons of crude oil and condensate spilled into the Poudre River a half mile east of Windsor, upriver from Greeley, after spring waters hit Noble Energy facilities along the river. A broken valve on a 12,600-gallon storage tank may
Colorado residents go 'untold' as oil spills occur twice a dayBlue & Green Tomorrow
Colorado's now averaging 2 oil and gas spills per daySalon
In 2014, Colorado Oil And Gas Spills Are Happening Twice A DayThinkProgress

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Posted on 29 July 2014 | 3:42 pm

Editorial: Reject oil spill myths – Pensacola News Journal


Editorial: Reject oil spill myths
Pensacola News Journal
11 CONNECTTWEETLINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE. And so it goes, the aftermath science of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill continues to reveal how the disaster is still here on our shores. In a story Sunday, PNJ environmental reporter Kim Blair revealed …

Posted on 29 July 2014 | 5:36 am

Submission for oil spill restoration projects begins – Pensacola News Journal


Submission for oil spill restoration projects begins
Pensacola News Journal
Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council, which has oversight of 60 percent of the RESTORE Act dollars, announced it has finalized a long-awaited plan that outlines the nuts and bolts of how projects seeking funding from BP oil spill fine dollars can

Posted on 29 July 2014 | 1:30 am

BP oil spill dispersants still in environment – Pensacola News Journal


BP oil spill dispersants still in environment
Pensacola News Journal
Scientists at Haverford College and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, whose research paper was published in Environment Science & Technology Letters, say it's important for other scientists studying the impacts of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill …
Katrina and BP oil spill on researcher's list of top five 'government failures The Times-Picayune

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Posted on 26 July 2014 | 9:09 pm

Oil Spill – Yahoo Search Results

3 West Coast governors oppose offshore drilling

The governors of California, Oregon and Washington sent a letter to Interior Secretary Sally Jewel on Thursday to stress that they don't want the possibility of drilling off of the West Coast. The Interior …

Posted on 31 July 2014 | 11:14 pm

Is Royal Dutch Shell Plc The #1 Oil Major Right Now?

After an encouraging update, is Royal Dutch Shell Plc (LON: RDSB) the best oil play at present?

Posted on 31 July 2014 | 10:29 am

Iraqi Kurdish pipeline stopped; tanker in limbo off Texas

ISTANBUL/LONDON (Reuters) – Iraqi Kurdistan's attempts to export oil independently of Baghdad hit another obstacle on Wednesday, as a Turkish energy official and industry sources said the autonomous region's pipeline to the Mediterranean has been shut for the past week.

Posted on 30 July 2014 | 3:36 pm

WWF maps future Arctic oil spill disasters

mperial Oil, ExxonMobil and BP Canada have each applied for permission to explore Canada's Arctic Beaufort Sea for oil. The site due to be studied stretches for more than one million acres and is home to rich and diverse sealife, including the world's largest beluga whale population, migrating bowhead whales, more than 70 species of fish and myriad seabirds that call the coasts and wetlands home …

Posted on 28 July 2014 | 5:29 pm

Arctic oil well blowout could spread more than 1,000 km -WWF study

Oil from a spill or oil well blowout in the Arctic waters of Canada's Beaufort Sea could easily become trapped in sea ice and potentially spread more than 1,000 kilometres to the west coast of Alaska, a World Wildlife Fund study showed on Friday. The WWF contracted RPS Applied Science Associates to model 22 different oil spill scenarios and map the spread of the oil, potential impact on the …

Posted on 25 July 2014 | 4:01 pm

Oil spill closes road near Ulverston

CUMBRIA County Council has closed a road near Ulverston after a major oil spill.

Posted on 25 July 2014 | 4:53 am

Gulf oil spill: Ex-BP engineer's retrial postponed

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The August retrial of a former BP engineer accused of obstructing justice in an investigation of the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill has been postponed while an appeals court decides whether a judge was right to throw out his earlier conviction.

Posted on 22 July 2014 | 10:51 pm

Costa Concordia: emergency response teams rush to deal with oil spill before it is towed away

The oil leaked as the 115,000-tonne luxury liner, which sank two-and-a-half years ago with the loss of 32 lives, continued to rise in the water

Posted on 20 July 2014 | 9:27 pm

Colombia: Oil spill by rebels not as bad as feared

PUERTO ASIS, Colombia (AP) — Colombian officials say an oil spill caused by rebels in the country's southwest may not have been as big as originally thought nor has it caused significant environmental damage.

Posted on 15 July 2014 | 10:40 pm

Is It Time to Buy BP plc?

The oil spill settlement is likely to keep curbing BP plc (LON:BP)'s rally…

Posted on 8 July 2014 | 9:14 am