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Local water board urges litigation in aftermath of Refugio oil spill – Lompoc Record


Local water board urges litigation in aftermath of Refugio oil spill
Lompoc Record
In June, District Attorney Joyce Dudley announced she met with State Attorney General Kamala Harris to discuss the possibility of initiating criminal or civil actions relating to the oil spill. Dudley said she hoped to have a decision on the matter by

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Posted on 2 August 2015 | 1:39 am

Oil spill clean-up continues – SunLive


SunLive

Oil spill clean-up continues
SunLive
This week regional council contractors are clearing heavy fuel oil residue from the beach on Motuopuhi (Rat) island. The oil spill clean-up continued in the upper harbour this week. The combination of reasonable weather and day time low tides this week …

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Posted on 1 August 2015 | 10:21 pm

Video: English Bay oil spill report released – Vancouver Sun


Vancouver Sun

Video: English Bay oil spill report released
Vancouver Sun
Video: English Bay oil spill report released. By Vancouver Sun July 31, 2015. Story; Photos ( 1 ). A report was released Friday into a fuel spill in Vancouver's English Bay April 8. A report was released Friday into a fuel spill in Vancouver's English

Posted on 31 July 2015 | 8:13 pm

Potential Oil Spill Concerns Arise As Shell Begins Arctic Drilling – Firedoglake


Firedoglake

Potential Oil Spill Concerns Arise As Shell Begins Arctic Drilling
Firedoglake
There is increasing concern that Shell's presence in the Arctic will lead to an oil spill, as the company begins to drill in the Chukcki Sea off the shore of Alaska. Shell is no stranger to the Chukchi Sea. In 1988, the firm spent $300 million to drill

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Posted on 31 July 2015 | 7:00 pm

Vancouver oil spill review makes 25 recommendations – CBC.ca


CBC.ca

Vancouver oil spill review makes 25 recommendations
CBC.ca
"This was an operational discharge of persistent fuel oil with very high consequences," Butler said in his report. The spill soiled beaches around Vancouver, including along Stanley Park — the city's jewel — and across the Burrard Inlet in West
Poor communication delayed oil spill response in Vancouver: reportThe Globe and Mail
City of Vancouver reacts to Coast Guard report into oil spill responseCKNW News Talk 980
Review of Marathassa oil spill finds Coast Guard needs to communicate betterVancity Buzz
CTV News -Kawartha Media Group
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Posted on 31 July 2015 | 4:50 pm

BP Oil Spill money shouldn’t get sucked into General Fund black hole – AL.com


AL.com

BP Oil Spill money shouldn't get sucked into General Fund black hole
AL.com
The Gulf of Mexico oil spill didn't flow up I-65 North to Montgomery, and neither should the BP settlement money. In Alabama, Mobile and Baldwin Counties took the oil spill hit. Our people lost businesses, hopes and lives. I know these people. Some of

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Posted on 31 July 2015 | 11:16 am

November retrial date expected for former BP engineer in deleted oil spill … – Fox Business


November retrial date expected for former BP engineer in deleted oil spill
Fox Business
NEW ORLEANS – Attorneys are eyeing a November retrial date for Kurt Mix, the former BP engineer charged with obstructing a federal investigation into the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. Court papers filed Thursday show attorneys are working toward a Nov.

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Posted on 31 July 2015 | 8:04 am

Big oil slick off Santa Barbara County coast sparks new concerns – Los Angeles Times


Los Angeles Times

Big oil slick off Santa Barbara County coast sparks new concerns
Los Angeles Times
That greasy luster returned once again to the waters off Santa Barbara County. An oil slick that stretched more than 3 miles was spotted Wednesday by some kayakers, about two months after a ruptured pipeline spilled more than 21,000 gallons of crude
Scientist: Oil slick likely from natural seafloor seepageU.S. News & World Report
New oil slick sighted near site of massive Calif. spillCBS News
'Unusually large' oil slick off California coast spotted near site of May spillThe Guardian
KTLA -CBS Local -Reuters
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Posted on 30 July 2015 | 5:39 am

Mystery oil spill clean-up in north Queensland not keeping pace, residents say – ABC Online


ABC Online

Mystery oil spill clean-up in north Queensland not keeping pace, residents say
ABC Online
An operation to clean up after a mystery oil spill in north Queensland beaches is failing to keep pace with the tidal flows, residents have said, and volunteers are desperately needed. Several beaches north of Townsville have been closed since
Fears bigger response needed to north Queensland oil spill as clean-up continuesABC Local
North Qld oil spill affects mangrovesYahoo7 News

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Posted on 30 July 2015 | 3:27 am

BP Posts Loss as Oil Spill Settlement and Sagging Demand Take Toll – New York Times


New York Times

BP Posts Loss as Oil Spill Settlement and Sagging Demand Take Toll
New York Times
LONDON — The British oil giant BP said on Tuesday that it lost $5.8 billion in the second quarter, reflecting a huge settlement over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. The roughly 40 percent fall in oil prices since last year is also sharply cutting
BP Is Paying Big Time for the Gulf Oil SpillTIME
BP sinks into Q2 loss on oil spill charge, price slumpBusiness Insider
BP profits slump after huge oil spill chargeReuters
Deutsche Welle -Sydney Morning Herald
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Posted on 28 July 2015 | 5:19 pm