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Oil Spill Reported in Port Isabel – KRGV


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Oil Spill Reported in Port Isabel
KRGV
The spill was spotted at approximately 7 a.m. today near South Point Marina. Officials said it's believed 5 to 10 gallons of oil spilled into the water. Crews are using absorbents to clear the oil from the water. Officials with the Texas General Land
Oil spill reported at Port Isabel marinaKGBT-TV

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Posted on 3 March 2015 | 4:35 pm

Grant studies fish exposed to oil spill – Highlander Newspaper


Highlander Newspaper

Grant studies fish exposed to oil spill
Highlander Newspaper
UCR researchers will receive $835,000 of a $9 million grant over a span of three years to study the cardiovascular effects of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill on two species of fish, the coastal redfish and pelagic mahi mahi. The rest of the grant

Posted on 3 March 2015 | 2:13 pm

Sensitivity Maps for Oil Spills Launched – New Era


Sensitivity Maps for Oil Spills Launched
New Era
Growing offshore and gas exploration as well as increasing maritime traffic at Namibia's ports prompted the Ministry of Works and Transport last Friday to launch coastal sensitivity maps for oil spills at Walvis Bay. The maps are regarded as tactical

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Posted on 3 March 2015 | 10:38 am

Colorado tightens flood-related oil spill rules – The Coloradoan


The Coloradoan

Colorado tightens flood-related oil spill rules
The Coloradoan
A total of 48,250 gallons of oil and 43,478 gallons of produced water were spilled in Colorado during the September 2013 floods, according to Colorado Oil and Gas Association. Operators shut in, or halted production, from 2,658 wells in anticipation of

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Posted on 3 March 2015 | 4:39 am

Crews Cleaning Up Oil Spill – KAPP


Crews Cleaning Up Oil Spill
KAPP
Department of Ecology officials say the spill stemmed from an above-ground storage tank a few miles northwest. The tank, containing as much as 1,500 gallons of used motor oil, apparenty failed — and the oil spilled into the nearby Sulphur Creek and …

Posted on 3 March 2015 | 1:06 am

DOE officials work to clean up oil spill from Sulfur Creek – Dailysunnews


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DOE officials work to clean up oil spill from Sulfur Creek
Dailysunnews
#An oil spill from an above-ground storage tank has sent more than 1,500 gallons of used motor oil into the Sulphur Creek wasteway near Sunnyside. #Washington Department of Ecology officials were alerted to the spill yesterday (Sunday) and have …

Posted on 2 March 2015 | 11:15 pm

Crews respond to oil spill near Johnstown, I-25 – The Coloradoan


The Coloradoan

Crews respond to oil spill near Johnstown, I-25
The Coloradoan
Emergency workers responded Monday morning to an oil spill near Johnstown and Interstate 25. The spill happened at a site Synergy Resource Corp. operates just east of I-25, about one-quarter mile north of Colorado Highway 60. Synergy temporarily …

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Posted on 2 March 2015 | 10:46 pm

Tank failure leads to oil spill on Yakima River – Mid Columbia Tri City Herald


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Tank failure leads to oil spill on Yakima River
Mid Columbia Tri City Herald
About 1,500 gallons of used motor oil flowed into Sulphur Creek and the Yakima River on Sunday after an above ground storage tank in Sunnyside failed. The spill created an oil sheen on the two streams that was seen as far south as Prosser, said a
Sunnyside oil spill cleanup could take weeksKHQ Right Now
1500 gallons of motor oil spills into Yakima River in WashingtonOregonLive.com
Oil spill threatens Yakima Valley wildlifeKIMA CBS 29

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Posted on 2 March 2015 | 7:59 pm

Oil spill settlement makes lawyers, administrators rich while disaster victims … – The Hayride


The Hayride

Oil spill settlement makes lawyers, administrators rich while disaster victims
The Hayride
“Transaction costs stemming from the oil spill settlement are easily the largest in American history, with $471 million being spent on administrative overhead in 2013 alone. That's nearly a half a billion dollars—about as much as it cost to run the

Posted on 2 March 2015 | 6:00 pm

3 lawyers banned from handling BP oil spill damage claims – NOLA.com


3 lawyers banned from handling BP oil spill damage claims
NOLA.com
A federal judge has barred three lawyers — including one who worked inside a court-supervised facility — from handling damage claims over BP's 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill because they allegedly set up a system of payments to help speed claims

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Posted on 27 February 2015 | 3:06 am

Oil Spill – Yahoo Search Results

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Oil now represents severe environmental hazard, health risk as it is seeping into water table due to poor state of ransacked oil wells.

Posted on 3 March 2015 | 11:25 am

Protesters end occupation of some Peru oil wells

An indigenous community in Peru's biggest oil block stopped its monthlong occupation of 14 wells, while protesters in another town in the Amazonian region took control of six different wells, a native leader said Wednesday. The Achuar community of Pampa Hermosa gave up control of 14 wells in oil block 1-AB on Wednesday following an agreement with operator Pluspetrol on payment for use of …

Posted on 25 February 2015 | 7:57 pm

BP is still fighting penalties over the worst oil spill in US history

The company could be fined up to $13.7 billion for the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster.

Posted on 20 February 2015 | 1:32 pm

BP bid to reduce spill fine rejected

BP loses its bid to reduce the maximum civil fine of $13.7bn (£8.9bn) it could face for its role in the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

Posted on 20 February 2015 | 2:18 am

BP loses bid to cut maximum $13.7 billion Gulf spill fine

U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier in New Orleans agreed with the federal government that the maximum civil penalty that BP could face is $4,300 per barrel spilled. BP had sought a $3,000 per barrel maximum, equal to a maximum $9.57 billion civil fine. Barbier has not decided how much BP should pay, and it is unclear when he will. Setting a fine is the last step in a civil trial overseen by …

Posted on 20 February 2015 | 2:04 am

BP loses bid to cut maximum $13.7 bln Gulf spill fine

A U.S. judge on Thursday rejected BP Plc's attempt to reduce the maximum civil fine it could face for its role in the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, leaving it potentially liable to pay $13.7 billion under the federal Clean Water Act. U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier in New Orleans agreed with the federal government that the maximum civil penalty that BP could face is $4,300 per barrel spilled …

Posted on 20 February 2015 | 12:53 am

Judge rejects BP attempt to lessen fines for Gulf spill

A federal judge has rejected an attempt by BP to lower the fines it faces from its catastrophic Gulf of Mexico oil spill in 2010. U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier on Thursday agreed with government lawyers …

Posted on 19 February 2015 | 11:53 pm

Tracking the oil

How to forecast the direction of accidental oil spills

Posted on 18 February 2015 | 9:38 pm

Investigation into river oil spill

Natural Resources Wales is investigating an oil spillage in the Afon Alaw river on Anglesey.

Posted on 18 February 2015 | 12:33 pm

Cuomo proposes oil cleanup fund increase, shift in control

The Cuomo administration has proposed boosting New York's oil spill fund to $40 million amid the recent surge in railroad shipping and dangerous derailments, while transferring authority from the state …

Posted on 17 February 2015 | 4:33 pm