The Coast Guard is working with state and local partners in response to a bulk carrier loaded with sulfur that ran aground in the Gulf of Mexico Tuesday while transiting outbound from Neches Industrial Park in Beaumont, Texas. The Coast...Show More Summary
The U.S. Coast Guard is working with state and local partners in response to a bulk carrier loaded with sulfur that ran aground in the Gulf of Mexico Tuesday, while
Texas, second only to Alaska in size, lies in the south-central U.S. To its west are the dry landscapes of Mexico and the Desert Southwest while, to its east, is the Gulf of Mexico. Stagnant weather patterns, common across the Continental...Show More Summary
A line of storms stretching from the Gulf of Mexico to the Great Lakes dumped record rainfall on parts of Texas, Oklahoma and other Plains and Midwest states.
An oil platform caught fire and was evacuated in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico offshore Louisiana in the early hours of Friday, though no injuries were reported, the U.
The U.S. Coast Guard and response vessels are responding to a platform fire and oil sheen near Breton Island in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 2:50 a.m. Friday from the offshore...Show More Summary
Dolphins swimming in the oil-contaminated waters of the Gulf of Mexico after the 2010 BP spill suffered unusual lung lesions and died at high rates because of petroleum pollution, US scientists said Wednesday. The report in the journal PLOS ONE presents the strongest evidence to date that the...
Dolphins in the northern region of the Gulf of Mexico have been dying at rates four to five times higher than before BP's Deepwater Horizon explosion five years ago.
Dolphins have been dying off at unprecedented rates in the Gulf of Mexico over the last five years, and a new study helps confirm what researchers suspected: the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill is to blame. After the 2010 disaster,Show More Summary
Transocean Ltd., owner of the rig that sank in the 2010 Macondo disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, joined Halliburton Co. in settling all remaining issues with BP Plc. The post Transocean Settles All Claims With BP Over Deepwater Horizon appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.
(Reuters) - BP Plc has settled with oilfield services provider Halliburton Co and contract driller Transocean Ltd cross claims related to the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, the worst offshore disaster in U.S. history.
A committee of lawyers representing businesses and individuals who claim damages from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill announced a $211-million settlement Wednesday with Transocean Ltd., owner of the ill-fated Deepwater Horizon drilling rig.
A dramatic increase in dolphin deaths in the Gulf of Mexico is directly linked to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, scientists concluded in a report published Wednesday. Following the 2010 explosion on the drilling rig owned by British...Show More Summary
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A committee of lawyers representing businesses and individuals who claim damages from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill announced a $211 million settlement Wednesday with Transocean Ltd., owner of the ill-fated Deepwater Horizon drilling rig. BP leased the rig from Transocean. Show More Summary
(Reuters) - U.S. oilfield services provider Halliburton Co said it has reached an agreement with BP Plc to resolve issues related to the Gulf of Mexico oil spill in 2010.
In a new study, researchers find that dolphins in the Gulf of Mexico region had major lung and adrenal lesions after the BP oil spill. The post Study Links Record Dolphin Die-Off In The Gulf Of Mexico To Deepwater Horizon Spill appeared first on ThinkProgress.
As part of an unusual mortality event investigation, a team of scientists has discovered that dead bottlenose dolphins stranded in the northern Gulf of Mexico since the start of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill have lung and adrenal lesions consistent with petroleum product exposure.
The largest oil spill in U.S. history greatly contributed to an unusually high number of bottlenose dolphins washing up dead on beaches in the northern Gulf of Mexico, according to a new report by federal researchers.Read full article >>
A study released by the federal government Wednesday adds certainty to the conclusion that the 2010 BP oil spill led to an ongoing spike in bottlenose dolphin deaths in the Gulf of Mexico. Lesions discovered on the lungs and adrenalShow More Summary
TAMPA, Fla. (Reuters) - A record dolphin die-off in the northern Gulf of Mexico was caused by the largest oil spill in U.S. history, researchers said on Wednesday, citing a new study that found many of the dolphins died with rare lesions linked to petroleum exposure.