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Four Years Later Marine Life Still Feeling Significant

Four Years Later, Marine Life Still Feeling Significant Impacts From Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

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...

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2014-02-18 16:27:00

A new settlement has been proposed that could provide relief to thousands of response workers injured by the 2010 Gulf Coast Oil Spill. SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prior to allowing individuals to participate in the cleanup of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010, agencies like the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), stepped in to ensure that extensive safety measures were put in place for the protection of workers. This was...

2014-02-14 23:03:00

Garretson Resolution Group (“GRG”), the Claims Administrator of the Deepwater Horizon Medical Benefits Class Action Settlement, is pleased to announce that the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit entered an order earlier this week granting the unopposed motion to dismiss the last remaining appeals to the settlement. New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 Garretson Resolution Group (“GRG”), the Claims Administrator of the Deepwater Horizon Medical Benefits Class...

Dolphin BP Oil Spill
2013-12-19 11:03:31

[ Watch the Video: Louisiana Dolphins Still Suffer From BP Oil Spill ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A team led by scientists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has linked the 2010 BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico to lung damage and adrenal hormone abnormalities in bottlenose dolphins inhabiting Louisiana’s Barataria Bay. Study researchers based their findings on health assessments conducted more than one year after the spill....

2013-11-21 12:23:26

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As of October 15, 2013, only 9,513 of 59,247 Business Economic Loss claims filed have been paid. LawFinance Group announced the availability of a $50MM Funding Facility to support the efforts of attorneys filing client claims who seeks restitution from the BP Oil Spill settlement. The 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill was the worst oil spill disaster of all time. It devastated the Gulf Coast, both economically and environmentally. On...

Determining Mississippi River's Role In 2010 Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill
2013-10-24 08:29:04

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The complex circulation of the Mississippi River plume played a substantial role in the transport and fate of the oil following the 2010 Deepwater Horizon incident, according to a new study led by the University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science. The findings, published in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, provide new information on the transport of oil and other pollutants in the Gulf of...

Deepwater Horizon's Lasting Impacts On The Gulf Of Mexico
2013-09-26 05:06:55

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The Deepwater Horizon disaster could have a lasting impact on the Gulf of Mexico, according to a new paper suggesting that the region’s deep-sea soft-sediment ecosystem could take decades to recover from the 2010 oil spill. The authors claim that their study, which was printed last month by the online journal PLoS ONE, provides comprehensive results on the spill’s effect on deep-water communities at the base of the Gulf’s...

2013-09-25 16:20:58

Scientists publish first analysis of post-spill sediment ecosystem impacts surrounding wellhead CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, Sept. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Impacts to the deep ­sea, soft-sediment ecosystem in a large area surrounding the 2010 Deepwater Horizon wellhead blowout and subsequent oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico have been discovered. Because the deep-sea is cold, it could take decades to recover from the spill's impacts, according to a scientific paper reported in...

2013-09-25 12:32:00

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., Sept. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Allday Consulting Group, a CPA firm located in Metairie, Louisiana develops and sells the Deepwater Horizon BP Oil Claim Calculator, a software program used by attorneys, accountants and claims processors to compute losses and file claims in the Deepwater Horizon Class Action Settlement. Allday has been selling its software solution since August 2012. In January 2013, Fort Lauderdale-based IT Strategies Group (ITSG), producers of...

2013-08-15 20:20:21

NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The law firm of Andry Lerner issued the following statement today: People of the Gulf South are united by a sense of fundamental fairness; they live by the creed that your word is your bond. If you make an agreement, you live with the results. Oil giant and convicted corporate criminal BP, however, does not live by the same creed. BP is waging a nasty, untruthful campaign to renege on its agreement to the people of the Gulf Coast and rewrite the...

2013-08-01 16:23:05

GoMRI funding is building research capacity in Gulf of Mexico RESTON, Va., Aug. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GoMRI) funded researchers jumped into action after learning of a tragedy aboard the natural gas drilling rig, Hercules 252. The GoMRI scientists quickly gathered to develop a plan to collect environmental samples near and at the site of the Hercules, which caught fire on July 23, 2013 as it was drilling approximately 55 miles off...