It has been nearly three months since the Exxon Mobil Pegasus pipeline ruptured in Mayflower, Arkansas. Here's a look at the latest updates, including lawsuits, uncovered Exxon emails and more regarding the health impacts on local residents.
Kiley Kroh reviews the damage from a recent oil pipeline spill in Alberta: A massive toxic waste spill from an oil and gas operation in northern Alberta is being called one of the largest recent environmental disasters in North America. First reported on June 1, the Texas-based Apache Corp. didn’t reveal the size of the spill until […]
BP is stopping regular cleanup patrols in the Gulf, even though oil continues to wash up on the shores of the region. [AP] Finding tar balls linked to the BP oil spill isn’t difficult on some Gulf Coast beaches, but the company and the government say it isn’t common enough to keep sending out the [...]
The U.S. Department of Justice, along with Arkansas, filed a joint lawsuit that could give ExxonMobil a slight slap on the wrist for the March pipeline spill of about 5,000 barrels of heavy Canadian crude oil in the Mayflower residential neighborhood. Show More Summary
Picture a loud, clanging factory with assembly lines zig-zagging all over the place, steam bursting out of pipes, and slick oil spills laying on cold, concrete floors. Then add blaring sirens, honking forklifts, and scraggly guys in cargo shorts and … Continue reading ?
From Mother Nature Network's Michael d'Estries: In the new hit horror flick "The Purge," it's the year 2022 and the United States has achieved record...
It's been just over three years since the Macondo well ruptured in the Gulf of Mexico and spilled almost 5 million barrels of oil. This week was another step closer to bringing that accident to a close. BP and the U.S. Coast Guard recently...Show More Summary
The state's attorney general and U.S. government file a joint lawsuit against the energy giant for a spill estimated at 150,000 gallons of crude oil.
A lawsuit filed yesterday by the state of Arkansas and the U.S. government against ExxonMobil's pipeline division seeks penalties for a March 29 pipeline rupture that spilled an estimated 150,000 gallons of crude oil, the Arkansas Attorney General announced. The suit filed in U.S. Show More Summary
A five-year-old pipeline sprung a leak and spilled 2.5 million gallons of oily water, wiping out a wide swath of trees and vegetation -- and raising alarms yet again about pipeline safety.
A crude oil pipeline owned by Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE: XOM) ruptured on March 29 in Mayflower, Ark., just outside Little Rock, as much as 19,000 barrels of heavy crude spilled into the streets and yards. The Pegasus pipeline is still out of service. Late yesterday the state attorney general and the U.S. Show More Summary
US Justice Department and the state of Arkansas seek civil penalties against Exxon over pipeline spill in March.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Justice Department filed a joint lawsuit with Arkansas on Thursday against oil producer Exxon Mobil Corp over the pipeline spill in March of thousands of barrels of heavy Canadian crude oil in a suburban neighborhood.
A leak in Northern Alberta involving at least 9.5 million liters of toxic waste from an oil and gas operation is the third major leak in a region where "residents are now questioning whether enough is being done to maintain aging energy infrastructure." I'm gonna go with no.
Oil Spill Response Limited (OSRL), the global oil spill response cooperative funded by more than 160 environmentally responsible oil and energy companies, announces
By Paul Brown, Climate News Network A vast, globally important river basin in Canada five times the size of France is at great risk from a potential catastrophic oil spill from the mining of tar sands.
CALGARY/HOUSTON (Reuters) - Encana Corp named former BP Plc executive Doug Suttles, who played a major role in responding to BP's disastrous 2010 Gulf oil spill, as its new chief executive on Tuesday as Canada's largest natural-gas producer searches fo...
Attorneys for Exxon Mobil Corp. and Exxon Pipeline Co. have filed a motion asking for dismissal of a lawsuit by Mayflower residents over a recent oil spill. ExxonMobil Pipeline's Pegasus pipeline ruptured March 29 and spilled thousands of barrels of oil in the town about 25 miles northwest of Little...
Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Corporate Ethics are becoming more important by the day. Just ask BP, the Gap, Chick Fillet, and Monsanto, who have all had to deal with Boycotts in recent years (for oil spills, supply chain factory fires resulting in worker death, stance on gay rights, and genetically modified food). Show More Summary
By The Specialist: Just barely over 3 short years ago, BP (BP) presided over the worst manmade disaster in history. It is estimated that over 210 million gallons of oil were dumped into the Gulf of Mexico, 19 times as much as was spilled in the Exxon (XOM) Valdez Oil Spill. Show More Summary