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2015-04-22 23:04:06

While the five-year anniversary mark for the catastrophic 2010 BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has captured renewed media and public attention, few discussions seem to be addressing conflicting

Oiled Guillimot after Empress oil spill, West Wales
2015-04-19 11:26:35

The Gulf oil spill of 2010 is still being studied, and a recent study helped to determine the impacts of the DWH on marine organisms - both short-term and longer-term.

2015-04-08 23:02:20

A team from SWS Environmental Services was invited to the North Slope of Alaska, north of the Arctic Circle, where they geared up and spent a few days participating in arctic oil spill response

2015-02-27 23:22:04

The new Earth Safe Pipeline™ system provides instant leak detection and containment to prevent oil spills, protect the environment and ensure the safe transport of all petroleum products.

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2015-01-19 13:50:10

Yesterday, Montana officials reported a breach in an oil pipeline that spilled up to 50,000 gallons of oil into the Yellowstone River. Thankfully much of the river is frozen, lessening the environmental impact of the leak.

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2014-12-16 16:51:41

Last week, an oil tanker collided with another vessel and partially sank in the Shela river region of the Sundarbans. Scientists now fear for the species in the area.

2014-11-18 23:02:42

SWS Environmental Services will be exhibiting at booth 224 showcasing and discussing oil spill response services. In addition, they will be the sponsor of the annual Jim Weber Sr.

2014-11-14 16:21:35

12 consortia to study oil impacts on Gulf of Mexico RESTON, Va., Nov.

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2014-10-29 04:39:58

After the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, much of the oil that leaked into the Gulf of Mexico disappeared, with scientists suspecting that it sank to the seafloor and out of view.

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2014-10-09 03:00:27

A new study suggests that drops of fuel spilled at gas stations — which occur frequently with fill-ups — could cumulatively be causing long-term environmental damage to soil and groundwater in residential areas in close proximity to the stations.


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