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2010-06-10 09:32:26

Scientists develop faster method for testing soils around oil spills.

2010-06-07 07:13:00

LOS ANGELES, June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- As a sustaining member of Global Green USA, and in its commitment to corporate social responsibility, Capital Gold Group (CGG) has responded to an urgent plea for additional donations to support Louisiana and its Gulf Coast neighbors suffering the mounting devastation created by the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

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2010-06-04 08:40:00

Scientists investigate oil and methane gas introduced by spill into deep, cold waters of Gulf of Mexico.

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.

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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.

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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.

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 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.

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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.

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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.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.