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2010-06-01 15:03:00

NEW ORLEANS, June 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following are the remarks as prepared for delivery by Attorney General Eric Holder on the Gulf oil spill: Good afternoon.

2010-05-28 09:27:30

NASA's Airborne Visible/Infrared Imaging Spectrometer (AVIRIS) instrument collected an image over the site of the Deepwater Horizon BP oil rig disaster on May 17, 2010.

2010-05-27 18:56:00

In the news release, Armored Truck Fuel Spill Draws Quick Cleanup Response, issued 27-May-2010 by Spill Center over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the second paragraph, second sentence, should read "...related Tom Moses, an environmental attorney and president of Spill Center" rather than "...related Moses, an environmental attorney and president of Spill Center " as originally issued inadvertently.

2010-05-27 10:21:00

WASHINGTON, May 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Marilyn Heiman, director of the Pew Environment Group's U.S.

2010-05-27 09:00:00

HUDSON, Mass., May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Any diesel fuel spill, even a minor one, requires fast action to avoid environmental damage. But when the leaking truck is heavily armored and full of cash, the incident is cause for alarm.

2010-05-27 06:16:55

A team of researchers at the University of Miami (UM) has developed a computer model for finding and projecting in time sunken oil masses on the bottom of bays, after an oil spill.

2010-05-21 13:14:02

With oil from the big Gulf of Mexico spill threatening fragile coastal wetlands, clean-up crews are about to discover whether a combination of old and new clean-up methods will help limit the environmental damage.

2010-05-18 06:00:00

LOS ANGELES, May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The Blue Seals - a rapid-response team of marine conservation experts - are on a mission to intervene in the oil spill disaster in the Gulf of Mexico.

2010-05-11 13:48:00

ATLANTA, May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- A way to deploy more oil boom to protect Gulf of Mexico shorelines from the oil spill has been found, providing the contractors manufacturing the boom can quickly hire enough workers and boat captains to install it.

2010-05-11 11:29:00

NEW ORLEANS, May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The chemical dispersants being used to break up the oil leaking into the gulf following the explosion of British Petroleum's Deepwater Horizon offshore oil rig have the potential to cause just as much, if not more, harm to the environment and the humans coming into contact with it than the oil possibly would if left untreated. That is the warning of toxicology experts, led by Dr.

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