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2014-08-20 16:22:19

CINCINNATI, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy continues to make major progress cleaning up an overnight spill on Aug. 18, of approximately 3,000 to 5,000 gallons of fuel oil into the Ohio River at W.C. Beckjord Station, 20 miles southeast of Cincinnati. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO The company is working closely with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Coast Guard, Ohio Environmental Protection Agency, Ohio Department of Natural...

2014-08-19 20:21:46

CINCINNATI, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy today made progress cleaning up an overnight spill of approximately 3,000 to 5,000 gallons of fuel oil into the Ohio River at W.C. Beckjord Station, 20 miles southeast of Cincinnati. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO The company will continue cleanup operations tonight and around-the-clock. The company is working closely, on-site, with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Coast Guard, Ohio...

Gulf Oil Spill Begins To Reach Land As BP Struggles To Contain Leak
2014-08-11 06:12:24

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online When an oil spill occurs, it usually takes scientists and clean-up crews several days to arrive on the scene, making it unclear exactly what happens to the petroleum-based product during the first 24 hours after it hits the water. In a new study, however, corresponding author Samuel Arey of the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) and the Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology (Eawag) and his...

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2014-07-30 04:28:49

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The environmental impact of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill is more widespread than previously believed, as experts have located two additional deep-water coral communities that were damaged by the 2010 disaster. The discovery was made by a team of researchers led by Penn State University biology professor Charles Fisher, and is detailed in a paper published online Monday by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences....

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2014-07-17 05:07:50

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online When the Deepwater Horizon released about 210 million gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico in 2010, 1.84 million gallons of chemical dispersants were pumped into the Gulf to break up the oil and eliminate oil slicks across the surface of the water. Now, researchers from Haverford College and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) have found evidence that the chemical dispersant used, called DOSS, is still in the Gulf ecosystem...

2014-07-07 08:23:00

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trans Global Group, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: TGGI) International Green Building Group, Inc ("IGBG") a subsidiary of Trans Global Group, Inc. would like to further define its two Green products, Xtreme Green Board-Wall Board and EPA Oil field Solution, a true Green Oil Field Solution for Hydrocarbon Remediation, Paraffin Remediation and it can be used in every aspect of the Oil & Gas Industry. Xtreme Green Board is one of the "GREENEST"...

Biomarkers May Determine How Long Oil Lingers In The Environment
2014-06-13 12:40:41

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While oil from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill isn’t visible on the surface of the ocean, it continues to wash ashore in the form of small “patties” of oil and sand. In an attempt to analyze and learn about this oil, researchers from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in Massachusetts have developed a system for determining the source and fate of petroleum hydrocarbons in the environment, according to a new report...

2014-05-29 12:23:29

Oil Claim Calculator Software Offers Solution for Annual Variable Margin Criteria and the Appropriate Adjustments for BP Claims With Financials that are Not Sufficiently Matched NEW ORLEANS and FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- On May 5, 2014, the Court issued an Order approving Policy No. 495 ("Business Economic Loss Claims: Matching of Revenue and Expenses") and authorizing the Settlement Program to immediately implement the processing of BEL claims...

2014-04-30 23:09:30

Company to Showcase Comprehensive Line of Absorbent Solutions Milwaukee, Wis. (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Brady (NYSE:BRC), a global leader in industrial and safety printing systems and solutions, today announced it will attend the International Oil Spill Conference 2014. The event will take place May 5-8, 2014, at the Savannah Convention Center in Savannah, Georgia. Brady SPC will exhibit at booth #714. At the show, Brady SPC will showcase a variety of absorbent and spill containment...

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...


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