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Determining Mississippi River's Role In 2010 Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill
2013-10-24 08:29:04

The complex circulation from the Mississippi River plume played a substantial role in the transport and fate of the oil following the 2010 Deepwater Horizon incident, according to a new study.

2013-10-14 23:04:11

Having a Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasure (SPCC) plan can save a business thousands of dollars in potential fines. Lafayette, LA (PRWEB) October 14,

Deepwater Horizon's Lasting Impacts On The Gulf Of Mexico
2013-09-26 05:06:55

The Deepwater Horizon disaster could have a lasting impact on the Gulf of Mexico, according to a new paper suggesting that the region’s deep-sea soft-sediment ecosystem could take decades to recover from the 2010 oil spill.

Bacteria's Nitrogen-Rich Diet Helped Clean Up Gulf Of Mexico Oil Spill
2013-08-30 13:17:58

New research has found that native bacteria on Gulf of Mexico beaches have been able to metabolize the contamination from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill by supplementing their diet with nitrogen.

2013-08-15 23:27:41

After alternating years of growth and decline in 2010 and 2011, the industry will begin to move upward again; demand from construction and development companies will support this revival, as firms

2013-07-31 10:47:27

The latest episode in the American Chemical Society's (ACS') award-winning Global Challenges/Chemistry Solutions podcast series describes a report demonstrating that unprocessed, raw cotton has an amazing ability to sop up oil while also being eco-friendly.

UK Government Accused Of Being Complacent Over Arctic Drilling
2013-07-29 05:00:33

The UK government has been accused by a coalition of environmental advocates of failing to protect the Arctic from oil and gas drilling, allowing projects to commence without performing adequate risk assessment.

2013-07-25 23:02:39

Downstream contamination in Chaudiere River / lab results show 200 - 1,400 PPM of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons that accumulated into Open-Celled OPFLEX mobile eelgrass matrix in 24 hour period.

Deepwater Horizon Rig Wreckage Oil Sheens
2013-07-17 09:12:48

Oil sheens recently discovered floating at the ocean's surface near the site of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster were caused by pockets of oil trapped within the wreckage of the sunken rig, according to the results of a new chemical analysis.


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