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Latest oil spill Stories

gas leaks
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.

2014-08-26 23:04:16

The Alliance of Hazardous Materials Professionals (AHMP), the only U.S.

deepwater horizon drifters
2014-08-22 03:30:49

A new study of the ocean circulation patterns at the site of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill reveals the significant role small-scale ocean currents play in the spread of pollutants.

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.

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.

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

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.

deepwater horizon coral
2014-07-30 04:28:49

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.

deepwater horizon
2014-07-17 05:07:50

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.

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.

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

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.


Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).