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Official seeks return of $440000 oil spill claim – FOX10 News


FOX10 News

Official seeks return of $440000 oil spill claim
FOX10 News
NEW ORLEANS (AP) – The former FBI director assigned to look into claims arising from the BP oil spill has asked a federal judge to order the return of more than $440,000 from an Alabama fisherman. In a motion filed Thursday, Louis Freeh alleges that

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Posted on 24 October 2014 | 12:32 pm

Maps reveal Montara oil spill bigger than thought – Rockhampton Morning Bulletin


Maps reveal Montara oil spill bigger than thought
Rockhampton Morning Bulletin
A LAWYERS group has called for an independent study into the 2009 Montara oil spill, after it received maps believed to show the spill was bigger than previously thought. The Australian Lawyers Alliance on Friday released the maps, obtained through …

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Posted on 24 October 2014 | 6:32 am

Oil spill simulation exercise held – DAWN.com


DAWN.com

Oil spill simulation exercise held
DAWN.com
KARACHI: Oil containment boom reels, skimmers, tug boats, ships, speed boats with all kinds of other sophisticated equipment and personnel handling it were busy trying to contain the damage in as little time as possible on Thursday. This was the …
PMSC, Navy rehearse to curb oil spill in seaPakistan Today
Anti oil spill exercise conducted at seaPakistan Observer

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Posted on 24 October 2014 | 1:42 am

Use of BP oil spill money for Alabama convention center challenged in lawsuit – The Times-Picayune – NOLA.com


The Times-Picayune – NOLA.com

Use of BP oil spill money for Alabama convention center challenged in lawsuit
The Times-Picayune – NOLA.com
The New Orleans-based organization challenged a federal decision to let Alabama use $58.5 million of the $100 million it received in oil spill recovery money to build the new complex at Gulf State Park in Gulf Shores. The state has tried for years to
Group sues over plan to use BP oil spill money for Alabama convention centerDaily Journal
Plan to use BP funds for convention center opposedMontgomery Advertiser

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Posted on 23 October 2014 | 9:08 pm

Louisiana Oil Spill Will Not Reach Caddo Lake – ClaimsJournal.com


Louisiana Oil Spill Will Not Reach Caddo Lake
ClaimsJournal.com
Cleanup crews continue to mop up a 4,000-barrel oil spill into a four-mile stretch of Tete Bayou northwest of Shreveport, La. Officials said that the oil has been contained without reaching Caddo Lake, which straddles the Texas-Louisiana state line and …

Posted on 23 October 2014 | 2:01 pm

Oil Spill training 15 years after major train derailment – KTUU.com


Oil Spill training 15 years after major train derailment
KTUU.com
Multiple agencies joined together for an oil spill drill taking place in Ship Creek. The exercise was headed up by the Alaska Railroad Corporation about 15 years since an actual spill threatened the Susitna River.

Posted on 23 October 2014 | 9:06 am

BP executive on Deepwater Horizon oil spill: It’s not all our fault – AL.com


AL.com

BP executive on Deepwater Horizon oil spill: It's not all our fault
AL.com
He wrote that news outlets falsely reported that the oil spill would result in tar balls from the East Coast to Europe, the report stated. Furthermore, he wrote that "advocacy groups" claimed the oil spill would have a generational impact on Gulf
BP Oil Spill 'Didn't Ruin The Gulf,' Says Politico Article Written By BPThinkProgress
Politico Provides Platform for BP to Claim the BP Oil Spill Was OverratedNew York Magazine
BP's Misleading Oil Spill PR Campaign Is Now In Politico MagazineMedia Matters for America (blog)
Newsweek -International Business Times
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Posted on 23 October 2014 | 12:07 am

Photos, videos: Oil spill drill – Albany Times Union


Albany Times Union

Photos, videos: Oil spill drill
Albany Times Union
The state Department of Environmental Conservation conducts a joint oil spill training exercise Tuesday with Canadian Pacific railroad and the Albany Fire Department on the Hudson River at the Port of Albany. Demonstrators gathered outside the DEC …
Multiple Agencies Train for Oil Spill on HudsonTWC News
State DEC holds oil spill drill hours after oil train protestWNYT
Oil spill training exercise held in Albany as residents protestNEWS10 ABC
Capital New York
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Posted on 22 October 2014 | 3:25 pm

‘It Will Never Be The Same’: North Dakota’s 840000-Gallon Oil Spill One Year Later – ThinkProgress


ThinkProgress

'It Will Never Be The Same': North Dakota's 840000-Gallon Oil Spill One Year Later
ThinkProgress
One year ago, when more than 20,000 barrels (840,000 gallons) of crude oil spilled from a pipeline and soaked a wheat field in Tioga, North Dakota, the public almost never knew about it. After the spill was discovered by a lone farmer, it was not
North Dakota Oil Spill Cleanup Continues, 1 Year After Tesoro Pipeline RuptureHuffington Post

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Posted on 21 October 2014 | 7:17 pm

Crude oil spills into Caddo bayou, kills wildlife – Shreveport Times


Shreveport Times

Crude oil spills into Caddo bayou, kills wildlife
Shreveport Times
Workers clean up the 4,000 barrels of crude oil that spilled in Tete Bayou. Sunoco Logistics, operator of the Mid-Valley Pipeline, has responded with more than 250 personnel to the site to contain and recover the oil, which entered Tete Bayou but did
Officials say oil spill has not reached Caddo LakeFuelFix (blog)
Pipeline Spills 'Significant' Amount Of Oil Into Louisiana BayouThinkProgress
2550 barrels of crude recovered from oil spillPhilly.com
The Times-Picayune – NOLA.com -KSLA-TV
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Posted on 19 October 2014 | 4:44 am

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Rare victory for BP in Gulf of Mexico legal battles

US Supreme Court rules that group of Louisiana parishes cannot bring a new case against oil giant over Deepwater Horizon disaster

Posted on 21 October 2014 | 2:21 pm

Christophe de Margerie: a man in Total control

Read our 2010 profile of the chief executive of French oil giant Total

Posted on 21 October 2014 | 6:50 am

Experts rehearse oil spill drill

A MAJOR oil spill has been simulated in Poole Harbour to test responses in dealing with an emergency.

Posted on 21 October 2014 | 6:46 am

A year later, cleanup still going for ND oil spill

One year after a pipeline rupture flooded a wheat field in northwestern North Dakota with more than 20,000 barrels of crude, Tesoro Corp. is still working around the clock cleaning up the oil spill — one …

Posted on 20 October 2014 | 9:00 pm

US justices won't revive Louisiana parish claims

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court rejected an appeal Monday from 11 Louisiana parishes or regions that wanted to revive their lawsuits over wildlife damage from the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010.

Posted on 20 October 2014 | 3:21 pm

Justices won't revive Louisiana parish claims

The Supreme Court rejected an appeal Monday from 11 Louisiana parishes that wanted to revive their lawsuits over wildlife damage from the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010. The justices did not …

Posted on 20 October 2014 | 3:04 pm

Oil spill ruling needs review – BP

Attorneys for BP say in a motion that US district judge Carl Barbier's September 4 ruling that the company acted with "gross negligence" in the disaster was based on testimony that had been excluded from the trial.

Posted on 19 October 2014 | 3:24 am

Oil spill plaintiff lawyers: keep claims chief

A move by oil giant BP to have a court fire the administrator of a damage claims settlement arising from the 2010 BP oil spill was opposed Wednesday by the administrator as well as by lawyers for Gulf …

Posted on 15 October 2014 | 11:44 pm

Hazmat crews at scene of crude spill in Louisiana: report

(Reuters) – A crude oil spill at Mooringsport village in Caddo Parish, Louisiana, led to the evacuation of at least one family, according to a report on KSLA television website.

Posted on 14 October 2014 | 2:33 pm

Oil spill at Hampshire refinery

ESSO has confirmed an oil spill at a refinery near Southampton.

Posted on 7 October 2014 | 8:14 pm