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Eighth Grader Invents Green Method of Cleaning Oil Spills

As a part of her eighth grade science project, Chythanya Murali has invented a revolutionary approach to cleaning up hazardous oil spills. Read More The post Eighth Grader Invents Green Method of Cleaning Oil Spills appeared first on Ecorazzi.

Update: BP's Q3 Oil Spill Payout Will Be Tiny

By The Specialist: A couple of weeks ago, I published a BP (NYSE:BP) article entitled BP's Q3 Oil Spill Payout: Not Bad For Businesses, But Serious Danger May Loom where I calculated BP's oil spill bill for business economic losses for the quarter so far at $81,150,039. Show More Summary

A 13-Year-Old Has Invented A Completely New Approach To Cleaning Up Oil Spills

This 13-year-old is trying to save the world one ecosystem at a time. Chythanya Murali, an eighth grader from Arkansas, has created a safe, effective, non-conventional method to clean oil spills, by harnessing the cleaning properties of bacteria — specifically the enzymes they use to break down oil particles. Show More Summary

Naomi Klein on how fossil fuels threaten our ability to have healthy children

Why oil spills, fracking, and climate change pose a special danger to the youngest members of all species.

Eerie Photo Landscapes by Lori Nix Warn of an Apocalpytic Future

  These images were created in 2007, and seem almost prophetic in their illustration of ecological and man-made disasters. We've seen superstorms, massive chemical and oil spills, and global crop failures, not to mention the widespread havoc that

Arctic Madness: Shell and ConocoPhillips Plead With US Govt to Avoid Standards For Arctic Spill Preparedness

Two oil companies planning to drill in remote Arctic waters, Shell and ConocoPhillips, are pleading with U.S. regulators not to make them follow new guidelines proposed by the Interior Department that would require the companies to keep...Show More Summary

Flood Wall Street: Photographs from the Front Lines

  Before the Flood, speakers included impacted front line residents like youth activist Tak'aiya Blaney who explained that recently in her community oil sludge trailing ponds spilled into two of the world's biggest salmon runs. Mamadou Goïta,

ISS Chile Advising on Oil spill at Quintero Bay

  Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) Chile is advising of an oil spill at Quintero Bay, Nr Valparaiso, Chile, following an incident on Thursday 24th September

Oil Spill at Quintero Bay, Chile

An oil spill occurred at Quintero Bay, Nr Valparaiso, Chile, following an incident on Thursday, September 24 at the Monobuoy Terminal when the MT Mimosa cut off hoses and cargo connection,

WWll Liberty Ship Spills Oil

The Coast Guard and California Department of Fish and Wildlife personnel are investigating a fuel spill that occurred near Pier 45 at Fishman’s Wharf in the San Francisco Bay,

Liberty Ship SS Jeremiah O’Brien Spills Fuel Into San Francisco Bay at Fisherman’s Wharf

The U.S. Coast Guard and California Department of Fish and Wildlife personnel continued Sunday to respond to a fuel oil spill from the SS Jeremiah O'Brien near Pier 45 at Fishman's Wharf in the San Francisco Bay Saturday. The post Liberty Ship SS Jeremiah O’Brien Spills Fuel Into San Francisco Bay at Fisherman’s Wharf appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.

Oil Spill From SS Jeremiah O’Brien At Fisherman’s Wharf

An oil spill from the World War II Liberty Ship, SS Jeremiah O’Brien, has prompted a cleanup effort at Fisherman’s Wharf in San Francisco since Saturday. NBC reports that The United States Coast Guard and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife are looking into the fuel spill by the tourist attraction. Show More Summary

USCG Cutter in Oregon Spill Drill

  The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Fir, a 225-foot buoy tender homeported in Astoria, Oregon, participated in a Spilled Oil Response System exercise near Blake Island, Washington, Wednesday.

BP Plans Deeper Drilling for Offshore Oil Despite Ruling

Even as it faces $50 billion in potential liabilities from the worst U.S. offshore oil spill, BP Plc is leading the effort to extract crude from deep below the sea, a place as extreme and inhospitable as the surface of Mars. The post BP Plans Deeper Drilling for Offshore Oil Despite Ruling appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.

Question of the day: Is BP run by children?

Federal Judge Carl Barbier of New Orleans already has ruled that BP is guilty of "gross negligence" and "willful misconduct" in the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. His Sept. 4 finding exposed the British oil firm to as much as $18 billion in penalties.

BP Lawyers Use Old-School Trick, Judge Not Amused

2 weeks agoNews : The Two-Way

A legal filing tied to the company's Gulf oil spill case was supposed to have been capped at 35 pages. But lawyers for BP got a little creative with the spacing.

BP Seeks Access to $750 Million Transocean Spill Insurance

BP Plc, which has paid more than $28 billion for the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, seeks to get $750 million of that back by convincing a Texas court that a missing comma allows the energy company access to Transocean Ltd.’s insurance...Show More Summary

How Costly Is The Biggest Offshore Oil Spill In U.S. History For BP?

By Khuldune Shahid: The verdict is in. BP Plc has been charged with gross negligence with regards to the biggest offshore oil spill in American history. District Judge Carl Barbier who held the trains sans jury has given his verdictShow More Summary

Exxon Valdez 2014: Does media coverage of manmade disasters contribute to consumer complacency?

Twenty-five years ago, the Exxon Valdez spilled 11 million gallons of oil into Alaska's Prince William Sound. Americans found themselves cleaning up another giant oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010. According to a new study in the...Show More Summary

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