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Four Years Later, Gulf's Marine Life Still Feeling Significant Impacts From Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill
2014-04-18 13:31:17

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.

2011-04-12 12:11:00

CALGARY, April 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Wescorp Energy ("Wescorp") (OTCBB: WSCE), today announced that it has entered into a joint venture with Allied Holdings Group ("Allied"), based in Alexandria, Virginia to pursue certification of Wescorp's H2Omaxx clean water technology for international maritime vessel operations. Allied specializes in the adaptation, certification and marketing of marine equipment to the US Navy, US Coast Guard and commercial marine industry.

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2011-02-07 10:55:33

The Coast Guard admiral who led the US response to the massive Gulf of Mexico oil spill said today that the US is ill-equipped to respond to a possible major oil spill event in the Arctic.

2010-11-16 00:00:55

MaxID, a leading provider of identity solutions, was awarded in conjunction with its teaming partner, P-SIG of Chesapeake, Virginia, an Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract by the Unites States Coast Guard for Transportation Workers Identity Credential (TWIC) readers and software. Fairfax, VA and Chesapeake, VA (Vocus/PRWEB) November 16, 2010 MaxID, a leading provider of identity solutions, was awarded in conjunction with its teaming partner, P-SIG of Chesapeake,...

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2010-07-01 12:15:00

Hurricane Alex continued to delay the oil clean up in the Gulf of Mexico on Thursday as President Barack Obama gathered his crisis team to determine a strategy.

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2010-04-26 06:55:00

Officials reported on Sunday that crude oil is gushing from a sunken oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico, leaving a massive oil slick covering more than 400 square miles.

2010-02-05 06:00:00

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Haiti telecom operator Voila has been busy since the January 12 earthquake providing local and international service to over a million Haitian customers and thousands of incoming relief workers.

2009-08-11 07:45:00

Company: MicroPlanet Technology Corp. Stock Listing: MP: TSXV Stock Listing (US): MCTYF: OTC Web Site: www.microplanet.com SEATTLE, Aug.

2009-02-01 13:00:00

MIRAMAR, Fla., Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- COSPAS-SARSAT turns off satellite detection of the 121.5 MHz and 243 MHz emergency radio beacons today. In order to track the new 406 MHz generation of emergency radio beacons the US Coast Guard selected Becker Avionics' SAR MAN-PACK for ground operations.


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edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
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