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2013-05-29 08:30:48

Life Care Solutions Group's Dr. Greg Vigna MD offers free medical reviews for Gulf Oil Spill workers. It's like having an on-call physician in your back pocket. CONCORD, Calif., May 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- At a time of emergency, men and women from across the US stepped up to help the gulf states in cleanup and recovery efforts following the massive Gulf Oil Spill of 2010. To their dismay, instead of leaving a positive lasting impression on the area, the effects of the exposure to...

2013-05-22 20:20:38

Alaskan Delegation Challenges EPA/Federal Regulators at Public Hearing on Toxic Chemical Dispersants Today VALDEZ, Alaska, May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The words of an Alaskan tribal elder, "We watched our family and friends die," represent the tearful feelings of many about the use of chemical dispersants in their waters. Used by workers during the Exxon Valdez oil spill cleanup and more recently on the BP spill in the Gulf of Mexico, Corexit dispersants brought severe illness and...

2013-05-20 12:30:16

IT Strategies Group releases the Startup Business Economic Loss Module for the Oil Claim Calculator Software to help professional firms that prepare BP Oil Spill Claims for startup businesses affected by the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., PANAMA CITY, Fla., NEW ORLEANS, MOBILE, Ala. HOUSTON, and BILOXI, Miss., May 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- "There are a lot of firms out there who do not know how to do these Customer Mix Tests or Start-Up Business claims....

2013-05-16 23:03:12

http://www.datasite.com - The US oil and gas sector could soon see a raft of merger and acquisition (M&A) activity as a result of the new regulations brought in following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. New York, US (PRWEB) May 16, 2013 Click here to read the full article: http://bit.ly/15F8gLj The US oil and gas sector could soon see a raft of merger and acquisition (M&A) activity as a result of the new regulations brought in following the Deepwater Horizon...

2013-05-15 12:23:26

Raw Cotton Absorbs Crude Oil Spills; Repels Water NEW YORK, May 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Research conducted at the Nonwovens and Advanced Materials Laboratory at The Institute of Environmental and Human Health (TIEHH) shows that low-grade cotton is highly effective at absorbing crude oil spills. The study, published in the most recent issue of the American Chemical Society journal Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, reveals that one pound of low-micronaire...

2013-05-13 16:21:40

WASHINGTON, May 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) today announced the public launch of the Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund through which NFWF will administer and monitor $2.544 billion from plea agreements resolving certain criminal cases arising from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon explosion and oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. With today's announcement, NFWF also outlined procedures and criteria for selecting projects for funding in the Gulf...

2013-05-10 16:20:40

Pennsylvania Game Commission asks citizens to report sightings of affected animals HARRISBURG, Pa., May 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The fuel tanker explosion that has closed a stretch of Interstate 81 near Harrisburg also caused about 2,000 gallons of spilled diesel fuel to flow into a nearby wetlands, prompting a rapid response to contain and clean up the spill, and rescue affected wildlife. Efforts continue today at Wildwood Lake Sanctuary, which lies just northwest of the...

Gulf Oil Spill Still Affecting Marine Ecosystem, Health Defects Found In Fish
2013-05-02 08:48:07

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Just over three years ago, the Gulf Coast, still recovering from the devastating effects of 2005's Hurricane Katrina, awakened to the news their region was once again under imminent threat. The Deepwater Horizon disaster and oil spill spewed an estimated 4.9 million barrels of crude oil into the Gulf of Mexico over 87 days. Despite the feel good, BP-produced Gulf tourism commercials, the full effects of the spill will only be known...

2013-04-22 12:24:30

IT Strategies Group publishes an actual "BP Claim Countdown" on its website and in the OilClaim CalculatorTM Software FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. and PANAMA CITY, Fla and NEW ORLEANS and MOBILE, Ala. and HOUSTON and MONTGOMERY, Ala. and JACKSON, Miss., April 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- As THE industry leader in calculating and processing Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill claim calculations, ITSG is proud to release an actual ticking BP Claim Countdown Clock as another helpful tool that is...

Looking Back At The Gulf Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill, Three Years Ago Today
2013-04-20 07:36:30

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online It has been three years since we caught word an explosion took place on an oil rig off the Gulf coast, kickstarting the worst offshore oil spill in US history. Not only did 11 workers lose their lives on the rig, but we also saw about 4.9 million barrels, or 206 million gallons, of oil spill into the Gulf of Mexico. Although today marks the three-year anniversary of the spill, no one knew at that time the spill would go on for so...