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McCoy to call for criminal, civil penalties if oil spills aren’t reported – Albany Times Union


McCoy to call for criminal, civil penalties if oil spills aren't reported
Albany Times Union
ALBANY – County Executive Daniel P. McCoy is expected to unveil legislation Wednesday that will make a crime the failure to report an oil spill at the Port of Albany. McCoy's move comes a little less than a month after an estimated 100 gallons of oil

Posted on 23 July 2014 | 11:15 am

Sacramento Firefighters go through Oil Spill Training – KTXL


Sacramento Firefighters go through Oil Spill Training
KTXL
Sacramento and West Sacramento firefighters got experience wrestling a 200 foot containment boom on the Sacramento River on Tuesday. It was part of their preparation for an oil spill that might occur on the river. They are well aware of the uproar
Local firefighters train for oil spill on Sacramento RiverSacramento Bee

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Posted on 23 July 2014 | 2:27 am

Appeals Court affirms shipping company’s liability in ’08 oil spill recovery … – The Louisiana Record


The Louisiana Record

Appeals Court affirms shipping company's liability in '08 oil spill recovery
The Louisiana Record
NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit has affirmed a district court's decision, holding a shipping company liable for recovery in an oil spill clean up case. On July 23, 2008, near New Orleans on the Mississippi River, an ocean

Posted on 22 July 2014 | 11:45 pm

Gulf Oil Spill: Ex-BP Engineer’s Retrial Postponed – ABC News


Gulf Oil Spill: Ex-BP Engineer's Retrial Postponed
ABC News
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. Federal …

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Posted on 22 July 2014 | 11:39 pm

Oil spill claimant hits back at BP’s ‘campaign of intimidation’ with … – The Times-Picayune


Oil spill claimant hits back at BP's 'campaign of intimidation' with
The Times-Picayune
According to court documents filed in late June, attorney Gilbert "Gibby" Andry said BP wrongly and purposefully implicated him and his firm, The Andry Law Firm LLC, in an investigation into alleged fraud in the oil spill settlement through a "campaign

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Posted on 22 July 2014 | 10:50 pm

Washington Township council to give oil spill update: What are your questions? – NJ.com


Washington Township council to give oil spill update: What are your questions?
NJ.com
We want to know if you have questions or thoughts about the oil spill or other items on the agenda. Leave your questions or thoughts in the comments section below. The meeting will take place at 7 p.m. at the municipal building. The building is located

Posted on 22 July 2014 | 9:58 pm

Minor oil spill reported at Rudee Inlet – wtkr.com


WVEC.com

Minor oil spill reported at Rudee Inlet
wtkr.com
Chief Jack Crandall with the Virginia Beach Fire Department says it appears to be a very minor sheen of oil or some type of petroleum product on top of the water. They have not been able to locate a source. The Coast Guard has been notified and crews
Oil spill minor at Rudee Inlet in Virginia BeachThe Virginian-Pilot
Crews cleaning up oil spill near Rudee Inlet in Virginia BeachWVEC.com
Part of Rudee Inlet covered with oil slickWAVY-TV

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Posted on 22 July 2014 | 3:37 pm

Oil Spill Drill Conducted Near Teller – Alaska Public Radio Network


Alaska Public Radio Network

Oil Spill Drill Conducted Near Teller
Alaska Public Radio Network
Even as marine traffic increases past the Bering Strait, no one knows how well an oil spill could be cleaned up in the case of an accident. Stakeholders traveled to the region last week to conduct the region's first spill response exercise, and learn

Posted on 22 July 2014 | 2:32 am

Official: Oil spill ‘poses no threat’ to public – WYFF Greenville


WYFF Greenville

Official: Oil spill 'poses no threat' to public
WYFF Greenville
The spill happened in the Tail Race area of the Keowee River and can be seen from the bridge over Highway 183 near the Pickens County line. Gatten said about five gallons of oil spilled from what she described as an apparent equipment failure. "Keowee …
Hydroelectric plant spill releases oil into Keowee RiverGreenville News

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Posted on 21 July 2014 | 9:19 pm

Costa Concordia: emergency response teams rush to deal with oil spill – Telegraph.co.uk


Telegraph.co.uk

Costa Concordia: emergency response teams rush to deal with oil spill
Telegraph.co.uk
The Oil Spill Response team was immediately activated and the area was cleaned through the use of absorbent booms,” said a statement from Costa Cruises, the company that owns the Concordia. “The team is replacing the absorbing booms in the area.” …
Costa Concordia oil spill 'nothing to worry about'The Guardian
Oil Spill During Costa Concordia CleanupShip & Bunker
Oil spill at Italy shipwreck siteThe News
gulfnews.com -Daily Mail
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Posted on 21 July 2014 | 2:08 pm

Oil Spill – Yahoo Search Results

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

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 | 10:30 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

Four years on from BP Gulf disaster, Shell drills deeper

The oil major’s president Marvin Odum speaks about deepwater drilling and the industry’s quest for safety

Posted on 19 July 2014 | 5:33 pm

Shell drills deeper in the Gulf of Mexico to meet demand

The oil major’s president Marvin Odum speaks about deepwater drilling and the industry’s quest for safety

Posted on 19 July 2014 | 5:33 pm

Oil spill on British Airways London to Newcastle flight ‘left cabin crew ill and unable to work'

A British Airways flight attendant has claimed that an oil spill that seeped into ventilators after take-off left cabin crew unable to work for weeks.

Posted on 16 July 2014 | 9:46 am

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

Research shows Gulf of Mexico oil spill caused lesions in fish -scientists

Oil that matches the 2010 Deepwater Horizon spill in the Gulf of Mexico has been found in the bodies of sickened fish, according to a team of Florida scientists who studied the oil's chemical composition. "We matched up the oil in the livers and flesh with Deepwater Horizon like a fingerprint," lead researcher Steven Murawski, a professor at the University of South Florida's College of Marine …

Posted on 9 July 2014 | 8:53 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

Lego and Shell – FAQs

All rights reserved . Credit: Greenpeace What has Lego got to do with the Arctic? Lego has a longstanding relationship with Shell, with plans to renew its deal later this year. Shell wants to drill for oil in the Arctic. The only reason they’re able to do this is because the Arctic ice is melting because of climate change. Something that oil companies are responsible for. Scientists say that it …

Posted on 1 July 2014 | 9:27 am