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NWF oil spill report 'cherry picks' data, BP says

Wed, 2014-04-09 07:13
Daniel J. Graeber HOUSTON, April 9 (UPI) -- A report from the National Wildlife Federation on the impact of the BP oil spill is not based on science, a spokesman for BP said Wednesday.

Thai workers to salvage sunken ship and clean up oil spill in countrys gulf

Wed, 2014-04-09 03:40
BANGKOK (AP) -- Thai authorities were working Wednesday to clean up an oil spill from a vessel that sunk southwest of Bangkok. The oil slick had reached a fishermen's village and mangrove ...

Thai workers scramble to clean up oil spill

Wed, 2014-04-09 00:27
BANGKOK (AP) — Thai authorities were working Wednesday to clean up an oil spill from a vessel that sunk southwest of Bangkok.

Thai workers clean up oil spill

Tue, 2014-04-08 23:51
BANGKOK (AP) — Thai authorities are working to clean up an oil spill from a small tanker that sunk just southwest of Bangkok.

Gulf oil spill: how wildlife is still challenged four years later (+video)

Tue, 2014-04-08 21:01
A report released Tuesday describes ongoing difficulties for sea turtles, bottlenose dolphins, brown pelicans, and other species as a result of the Gulf oil spill in 2010.

Gulf oil spill: how wildlife is still challenged four years later

Tue, 2014-04-08 16:14
A report released Tuesday desribes ongoing difficulties for sea turtles, bottlenose dolphins, brown pelicans, and other species as a result of the Gulf oil spill in 2010.

Wildlife Still Struggles in Wake of BP Spill

Tue, 2014-04-08 13:16
Roughly four years after BP's Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded, spilling 200 million gallons of oil -- the biggest oil spill in U.S. history -- wildlife in the Gulf of Mexico continue to struggle.

Wildlife still suffers four years after BP oil spill

Tue, 2014-04-08 12:25
Birds, fish, dolphins and turtles are still struggling in the Gulf of Mexico, four years after the worst oil spill in US history, a leading wildlife group said Tuesday. The 2010 BP spill spewed 4.9 million barrels of oil into the waters off Louisiana, also sullying the coastlines of Mississippi, Alabama, Texas and Florida. "The science is telling us that the impacts of this are far from over ...

Gulf Oil Spill "Not Over": Dolphins, Turtles Dying in Record Numbers

Tue, 2014-04-08 07:47
Four years after the biggest oil spill in U.S. history, the Gulf of Mexico's wildlife species are still struggling to recover, according to a new report released today.

SPILL-HIT TOWN GIVEN BRONZED BLESSING FROM LA JOLLA DENTIST

Tue, 2014-04-08 01:01
On April 20, 2010, the disastrous BP oil spill led to changed lives and livelihoods of thousands of Gulf Coast residents. Included were those in Orange Beach, Ala., where the famous crystal white beaches became stained an ugly black.

Oil spill clean-up: Ten tons removed from Matagorda Island

Mon, 2014-04-07 22:30
MATAGORDA ISLAND -- Amid one of the most important wildlife sanctuaries in America, a place where birds almost always outnumber the few humans venturing to a remote island, workmen are now hauling away tons of beach sand contaminated by oil. Men wearing protective suits scratch at the sand on Matagorda Island, using shovels to unearth the layer of oil lingering beneath a thin film of freshly ...

Sculptor gives art to Alabama town

Mon, 2014-04-07 19:03
Gulf oil spill in 2010 inspired San Diego sculptor to create special gift for strangers.

Sculptor gives art to Alabama town

Mon, 2014-04-07 18:35
Gulf oil spill in 2010 inspired San Diego sculptor to create special gift for strangers.

Media Advisory: GuLF STUDY Update: Four Years After the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

Mon, 2014-04-07 13:59
In a telephone press conference, scientists from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), part of the National Institutes of Health, will discuss the Gulf Long-Term Follow-up Study (GuLF STUDY), and what they have learned to date about the 33,000 oil spill clean-up workers and volunteers enrolled in the study.

Galveston Bay March oil spill among 100s each year

Mon, 2014-04-07 09:16
[...] Lisa Gonzalez, vice president for the private research center, warns that the total impact of those spills does great damage to wildlife and water quality in a critical, environmentally sensitive area. Experts say it's still unclear what species could be affected by the oil, which spilled when a ship collided with a barge carrying 700,000 gallons of heavy crude. The Texas General Land ...

29 dead dolphins found since oil spill

Sat, 2014-04-05 18:50
Scientists are trying to determine whether an oil spill two weeks ago in Galveston Bay has contributed to a higher-than-normal number of dolphin deaths.

Judge orders seizure of ship in oil spill

Fri, 2014-04-04 15:18
GALVESTON - A federal judge on Friday ordered the seizure of the bulk carrier Summer Wind, which collided with a barge and spilled nearly 170,000 gallons of oil into the Houston Ship Channel. The U.S. Coast Guard ordered the ship to anchor in the Gulf of Mexico immediately after the accident to be available to investigators, but it moved into the port Friday to repair collision damage to the bow ...

29 dead dolphins found since oil spill

Fri, 2014-04-04 08:45
GALVESTON - Scientists are trying to determine whether an oil spill two weeks ago in Galveston Bay contributed to a higher-than-normal number of dolphin deaths. At least 29 dead dolphins have been found in the Galveston area since a ship and barge collided, spilling nearly 168,000 gallons of thick oil into Galveston Bay. Nesting season began April 1 for the endangered Kemp's ridley sea turtle ...

Lafourche barrier island project receives $145 million from oil spill fines

Fri, 2014-04-04 06:07
About $145 million in fines from the 2010 Gulf oil spill will pay for a project that will restore barrier island beaches and dunes at the southern tip of Lafourche Parish.

Chevron Brazil faces criminal oil-spill charges, reinstated on appeal

Thu, 2014-04-03 21:16
Brazilian judges ordered a criminal prosecution of Chevron Corp. (NYS:CVX) and 11 employees over an oil spill in November 2011, in a process reinstated more than a year after being thrown out following a settlement with the government. An appeals panel made the 2-to-1 decision in October, but kept it quiet as judges reviewed Chevron's challenges to their ruling, Brazil's public prosecutor's ...
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