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Four Years Later, Gulf's Marine Life Still Feeling Significant Impacts From Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill
2014-04-18 13:31:17

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As the fourth anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon accident in the Gulf of Mexico approaches, much of the region’s environment and marine life are still feeling the effects of the largest accidental oil spill in US history. Despite the continued impact on the environment and wildlife, BP – formerly British Petroleum – said in a statement on Tuesday that it has ended its “active cleanup” of Louisiana’s coast. This...

2013-09-09 23:24:07

AGRION, the global business network for energy, cleantech and sustainability, will convene industry professionals on September 10th in San Francisco to discuss critical insights and issues encountered by the California Air Resources Board in regards to their cap-and-trade program. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 09, 2013 California’s Air Resources Board (CARB) is becoming increasingly optimistic for the future of its cap-and-trade program after the results of its August 16th auction of...

2013-06-20 23:15:22

In Scott Smith's response to ExxonMobil's letter to Congressman Markey regarding the Pegasus pipeline tar sands oil spill in Mayflower, AR, the facts and science of why people are getting sick in Mayflower, AR and the needless destruction of the wetlands are explained. Mayflower, AR (PRWEB) June 20, 2013 Opflex Solutions, Inc. responded today to ExxonMobil´s recent acknowledgement that OPFLEX® Technology is a comparable sorbent material that could have been used during the...

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2010-09-20 06:05:00

Five months after an explosion on the Deepwater Horizon rig led to one of the worst environmental disasters in U.S. history, BP announced on Sunday that work to seal the well had officially been completed, permanently halting the flow of oil from a broken well that had already leaked more than 200 million gallons of petroleum into the Gulf of Mexico. Workers completed a final pressure test on the cement seal at 5:54 am CDT, according to AFP. BP later confirmed in a press release that both the...

2010-05-27 18:25:00

WASHINGTON, May 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- United States Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., Chair of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, today held a hearing to examine the effects of the Gulf Coast oil spill on small businesses. The hearing entitled "Impact of Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill on Small Businesses" brought Coast Guard officials, technical assistance providers and BP America executives together to discuss the claims process for small businesses, and the...

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2010-05-13 11:35:00

BP engineers are working on a new "top hat" containment dome to put over the ruptured well that has spewed crude toward the U.S. coast three weeks into the Gulf of Mexico oil spill disaster. The Deepwater Horizon rig exploded April 20, killing 11 workers and unleashing an environmental disaster. President Barack Obama sent top experts to help BP in its battle to cap the offshore well after reports came back that the dome did not work originally. Energy Secretary Steven Chu, a Nobel prize...


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