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Oil Spill in Dietrich Canal Contained – Twin Falls Times-News


Oil Spill in Dietrich Canal Contained
Twin Falls Times-News
DIETRICH | The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office responded to a hydraulic oil and gasoline spill at a hydroelectric plant on the Gooding-Milner canal south of Dietrich on Thursday. About 45 to 75 gallons of hydraulic oil and five gallons of gasoline were

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Posted on 31 October 2014 | 5:54 pm

7000 gallons of oil spill in Town of Ghent – WNYT


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7000 gallons of oil spill in Town of Ghent
WNYT
Around 6:30 Friday morning a delivery driver hooked up to a tank that was already full causing 7,000 gallons of petroleum to spill out of the vent. The concrete barrier stopped a lot of the oil, but a good amount ran down into the adjacent pond. New
DEC crews respond to petroleum oil spill in West GhentWTEN
DEC responds to 7000 gallon petroleum spillAlbany Times Union

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Posted on 31 October 2014 | 5:13 pm

Sunoco: 3450 barrels recovered in Mooringsport oil spill – KSLA-TV


Sunoco: 3450 barrels recovered in Mooringsport oil spill
KSLA-TV
"Recovery effort remains in emergency response mode, with Sunoco Logistics working under a Unified Command Structure that includes the Louisiana Oil Spill Coordinator's Office, U.S. EPA, Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office, Louisiana Department of …

Posted on 31 October 2014 | 4:55 pm

Seabird losses from Deepwater Horizon oil spill estimated at hundreds of … – Science Now


Bradenton Herald

Seabird losses from Deepwater Horizon oil spill estimated at hundreds of
Science Now
The 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill is often cited as the worst environmental disaster in U.S. history—yet its impacts on the marine life of the Gulf of Mexico have gone largely undetermined. Now, new findings published this month in Marine Ecology …
A promising sign on Gulf ecosystem restoration from BP oil spill damageBradenton Herald
The Next Oil SpillIn These Times
Media question decision to publish BP spokesman's defense of oil spill The Times-Picayune – NOLA.com
Nature World News -Salon -A.V. Club Milwaukee
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Posted on 31 October 2014 | 4:01 pm

Company Fined $1.6M for Oil Spill Violations – Environmental Leader


UPI.com

Company Fined $1.6M for Oil Spill Violations
Environmental Leader
The $1.61 million penalty is in addition to the costs incurred by Superior Crude to respond to the oil spill and to repair the tanks and containment areas. Superior Crude has ceased operations at the facility, which is located within the former Falcon
Superior Crude to pay $1.6M oil spill penaltyFuelFix (blog)
Superior Crude To Pay $1.6M To Settle Oil Spill ClaimsLaw360 (subscription)
Texas company pays heavily for 2010 spillUPI.com

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Posted on 31 October 2014 | 12:07 pm

Environmental groups push for update of Coast Guard’s regional oil spill plan – The Daily Freeman


Environmental groups push for update of Coast Guard's regional oil spill plan
The Daily Freeman
OSSINING, N.Y. – Riverkeeper and Scenic Hudson have submitted comments to the U.S. Coast Guard for revision of the New York/New Jersey Area Contingency Plan, the regional spill response plan that spells out how federal, state and local responders …

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Posted on 31 October 2014 | 11:26 am

‘Vanishing Pearls’ a moving post-BP oil spill documentary – Concord Monitor


'Vanishing Pearls' a moving post-BP oil spill documentary
Concord Monitor
There's no shortage of documentaries about the 2010 BP oil spill, up to and including 2012's The Big Fix and Margaret Brown's upcoming film The Great Invisible. But Nailah Jefferson has created something beautiful and urgent with Vanishing Pearls: The …

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Posted on 31 October 2014 | 4:17 am

Stockholm ‘sinking’ oil spill ship safe – The Local.se


The Local.se

Stockholm 'sinking' oil spill ship safe
The Local.se
One of its tanks started leaking, oil began spilling into the Baltic Sea and there were worries it could sink. The vessel had around 52 tonnes of oil on board when it set off on its journey. But by Thursday the Swedish Coast Guard said it had been
Ship runs aground near Stockholm, spilling oil among pristine islandsLos Angeles Times
PHOTOS: Ship Grounds in Sweden, Spills OilThe Maritime Executive

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Posted on 30 October 2014 | 11:12 pm

BP brings new evidence in bid to oust oil spill claims administrator – The Times-Picayune – NOLA.com


Telegraph.co.uk

BP brings new evidence in bid to oust oil spill claims administrator
The Times-Picayune – NOLA.com
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
BP renews calls for oil spill compensation chief to be sackedTelegraph.co.uk
BP: New evidence backs call to oust spill claims czarWWL
Update: BP's Earnings Show Tiny Oil Spill Payouts (BP)Seeking Alpha (registration)
The Louisiana Record
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Posted on 30 October 2014 | 9:19 pm

‘The Great Invisible,’ on the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill – New York Times


New York Times

'The Great Invisible,' on the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill
New York Times
“The Great Invisible,” Margaret Brown's quietly infuriating documentary film about the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, includes depressing information that many would probably be happier not knowing. Since the catastrophe, which began with an oil rig …
Study claims 2010 BP oil spill left 'bathtub ring' on sea floorFox News
Gulf Oil Spill Left Rhode Island-Sized Oily 'Bathtub Ring' On Seafloor, Study Huffington Post
BP Oil Spill Left Rhode Island-Sized 'Bathtub Ring' on Seafloor: StudyNBCNews.com
The Times-Picayune – NOLA.com -RT -Accounting Today
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Posted on 28 October 2014 | 9:05 pm

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Posted on 31 October 2014 | 9:45 am

BP renews calls for oil spill compensation chief to be sacked

New trove of evidence allegedly shows how Patrick Juneau went to great lengths to "minimise and skirt" the true nature of his work against BP, oil giant claims.

Posted on 30 October 2014 | 5:59 pm

Is BP plc Due a Re-Rating?

BP plc (LON:BP) is still a massive, global oil supermajor…

Posted on 30 October 2014 | 7:55 am

'The Great Invisible' shows blood spilled for oil

The cameras have left, but tears continue to fall in the Gulf of Mexico, four years after the environmental catastrophe caused by an explosion on British oil giant BP's Deepwater Horizon rig.

Posted on 29 October 2014 | 2:58 am

BP posts slump in Russian income but raises dividend

BP's third-quarter results took a hit from declining oil prices and a sharp drop in income from Russia as Western sanctions on Moscow led to a slump in earnings from the oil major's local partner, Kremlin-controlled Rosneft. "Despite the positive financial results the company still faces two significant headwinds — in Russia and liabilities over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill," said Iain …

Posted on 28 October 2014 | 4:03 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

Two million barrels of oil on ocean floor after BP spill

Around two million barrels of oil from the BP spill off the US Gulf Coast in 2010 are believed to have settled on the ocean floor, according to a study Monday.

Posted on 27 October 2014 | 9:10 pm

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