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Scientists Discover New Coral Communities Affected By Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

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...

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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...

2014-04-08 23:32:31

Fluid Tech, Inc., a 30-year old environmental remediation products and services company, has been acquired by a group of investors and will continue operations as Fluid Tech LLC. Knoxville, Tennessee (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Fluid Tech's patented absorbents and solidification agents for use in treating industrial, hazardous, and radioactive wastes have been approved and utilized at commercial and U.S. Government waste disposal sites since 1986. These products include the popular...

Deepwater Horizon oil spill
2014-03-26 05:02:48

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Crude oil from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster has been causing heart abnormalities in some large marine fish, according to research appearing Tuesday in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Science. In the study, researchers from the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and colleagues from American and Australian universities say the 200 million gallons of petroleum that spilled into the...

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

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online 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. The researchers noted that the amount of remnant oil they found is just a tiny fraction of the spill that poured out of the infamous oil tanker in March 1989. Gail Irvine of the USGS’s Alaska Science Center...

2014-02-18 16:27:00

A new settlement has been proposed that could provide relief to thousands of response workers injured by the 2010 Gulf Coast Oil Spill. SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prior to allowing individuals to participate in the cleanup of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010, agencies like the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), stepped in to ensure that extensive safety measures were put in place for the protection of workers. This was...