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Exxon Valdez oil spill
2014-02-27 11:49:42

According to a report presented at the American Geophysical Union meeting on Wednesday, researchers from the US Geological Survey have found intact oil left over from the Exxon Valdez spill off the coast of Alaska 25 years ago.

Exxon Valdez Oil Tanker Sold
2012-03-26 13:50:29

The oil tanker known for one of the worst oil spills in U.S. history, the Exxon Valdez, has been bought by Indian company Best Oasis.

2011-12-27 08:42:53

In a study published today in the scientific journal PNAS, NOAA scientists and their collaborators reported Pacific herring embryos in shallow waters died in unexpectedly high numbers following an oil spill in San Francisco Bay, and suggest an interaction between sunlight and the chemicals in oil might be responsible.

2011-04-20 14:30:00

WASHINGTON, April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Environmental Law Institute has released a series of tools that help Gulf communities shape ecosystem restoration in the wake of the 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

2011-04-19 15:05:08

The BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill caused social disruption and psychological stress among Gulf residents that is similar to the aftermath of the Exxon Valdez spill and the impacts are likely to persist for years, a new study finds.

2010-09-29 14:18:24

Traces of crude oil that linger on the shores of Alaska's Prince William Sound after the Exxon Valdez oil spill remain highly biodegradable, despite almost 20 years of weathering and decomposition, scientists are reporting in a new study.

2010-09-08 08:30:00

RICHMOND, Va., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Literally filling warehouses, the paperwork in the Exxon Valdez case was so daunting it prompted hyperbolic comparisons to the 11 million gallons of oil that spewed from the ship itself into Alaska's Prince William Sound.

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2010-07-27 07:15:00

With the leaking oil well in the Gulf of Mexico finally capped, the Deepwater Horizon saga now shifts to clean-up efforts--both for the residents of the affected territories, as well as for the petroleum company being held responsible for the three-month long environmental disaster.

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2010-05-28 06:15:00

Software developers have created a new application for the iPhone that will allow members of the public to report the presence of oil stemming from the leak in the Gulf of Mexico.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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