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2011-09-07 07:00:00

To provide wider geographic coverage and meet an increasing number of environmental spill response calls, Allied Environmental Services, Inc.

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2011-08-02 07:24:57

More than a year after the largest oil spill in history, perhaps the dominant lingering question about the Deepwater Horizon spill is, “What happened to the oil?”

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2011-07-24 06:15:00

Researchers studied effects of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on mallard duck eggs.

2011-07-22 05:00:00

COVINGTON, La., July 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc. (NYSE: HOS) and Marine Spill Response Corporation (MSRC) announced today that they have entered into a long-term agreement for spill response services in the Gulf of Mexico.

2011-07-21 14:14:00

Bill dedicates oil spill fines to restore Gulf communities, economies & ecosystems WASHINGTON, July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A coalition of organizations supporting Gulf restoration celebrated news today that a bipartisan coalition of Gulf senators is cosponsoring the RESTORE Gulf Coast States Act.

2011-06-30 12:30:00

Funding Supports Short-Term Continuing and Emergent Observations and Sampling of the Effects of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill on the Gulf of Mexico RESTON, Va., June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GRI) Research Board announced today that it has awarded 17 grants totaling $1.5 million to support the time-sensitive acquisition of critical samples and observations associated with the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on the Gulf of Mexico.

2011-06-28 09:39:00

Company modified operations to prevent future spills HARRISBURG, Pa., June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The PA Department of Environmental Protection announced today that Chief Oil & Gas LLC has paid $180,000 in civil penalties for a hydraulic oil spill and for failing to properly maintain a drill pit at a Marcellus Shale natural gas well in Jefferson Township, Somerset County. A June 10, 2010 site inspection by DEP found evidence of the discharge of hydraulic oil onto the ground.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.