A new novel, The Golden Tide, written by global shipping industry insider John Guy, is now available on Amazon as a paperback and ebook for Kindle. The fast-moving
The U.S. Coast Guard did not properly track its progress in carrying out the hundreds of recommendations resulting from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, according to a recent inspector general’s report. In a review last year, federal auditors could only confirm that the agency had implemented less than 10 percent of the 549 proposals that […]
Researchers have achieved surprising results by exploiting nature's own ability to clean up after oil spills. Scientists know that marine bacteria can assist in cleaning up after oil spills. What is surprising is that given the right kind of encouragement, they can be even more effective.
Eagle Louisiana, the second of two Modular Capture Vessels (MCVs) built for Singapore-based AET by Drydocks World has been delivered. The first MCV, Eagle Texas, was delivered in August 2013. [...] The post 700,000 Barrel Oil Spill Capture Vessel Delivered to AET appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.
A model of care developed by the Department of Psychiatry at LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans School of Medicine to provide mental health services after the Deepwater Horizon Gulf Oil Spill reduced both mental health and general medical symptoms. Show More Summary
Counting his salary, bonus, and stock options, Dudley's compensation was $8.7 million. With his pension included, Dudley cleared $13.2 million. The post While BP Stalled On Gulf Oil Spill Payments, CEO’s Pay Tripled Last Year appeared first on ThinkProgress.
BP received some bad news this week from the Fifth Circuit: It has to pay up according to the settlement agreement it signed to compensate the victims of the Deepwater Horizon Gulf oil spill. We wouldn't hold our breath that this is BP's last word on the case, but for......
Dear Internet: if you are currently knitting a sweater for a penguin impacted by an oil spill, pause! Philip Island Penguin Foundation made a public plea for sweaters yesterday, but use your yarn cautiously; in the past, these requests have resulted in thousands of unnecessary sweaters. Internet, for once, you are being too kind.
By now, we all know that time is a flat circle, that everything we've ever done or will do we're gonna do over and over and over again. Three years ago, a call was sent out to knitters around the world after a New Zealand oil spill had left cute little penguins in need of warmth and protection. And this week, that call for penguin sweaters is going out once more. [ more › ]
Image of Great Lakes / Shutterstock The fight to stop the Keystone XL pipeline is putting a spotlight on aging oil and gas pipeline infrastructure in the United States that could be vulnerable to devastating spills. Of particular concern for environmental
Knitters of the Internet! The Penguin Foundation needs you! Well, they need your Sweateuh! If a penguin gets caught in some type of oil spill, they need Little Sweateuhs to keep warm. Back in 2011, they had enough Sweateuhs. Now they need more of ‘em. Let’s hear what Lyn Blom has to say- she is […]
The Guardian reports that the Phillips Island Penguin Foundation in Australia is asking volunteers to knit sweaters for penguins being rehabilitated after oil spills.
COLUMBIA, S.C. — Dispersants are often used in oil spill responses because they may mitigate the environmental impacts of the spill by moving the oil from the water surface into the water column enhancing its biodegradation. While this...Show More Summary
By Kevin Babb: It seems like one issue after another for BP (BP). Ever since the Gulf oil spill disaster, the company has had uncertainty in payout looming over their heads, with another setback coming recently. Now, the conflict between Russia and Ukraine could prove to be another headwind for BP. Show More Summary
In recognition of this month's 25-year anniversary of the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill in Alaska (March 24), this seems a good time to reflect on lessons learned, and lessons lost. 1. Oil spill "cleanup" is a myth : Once oil has spilled, the battle is lost -- it is impossible to effectively contain, recover, and cleanup. Show More Summary
BP has been trying in court to limit its payments to Gulf businesses and individuals. The post Appeals Court Rules BP Must Pay Gulf Oil Spill Claimants appeared first on ThinkProgress.
A federal study of sea otters in Prince William Sound, Alaska, where the Exxon Valdez supertanker spilled around 30,000,000 gallons of oil about 25 years ago has concluded that the otters have returned to pre-spill numbers.
By Jonathan Stempel, Reuters A divided U.S. appeals court has rejected BP Plc's bid to block businesses from recovering money over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill,
This means marine life could fully recover from the BP oil spill in... let’s see... 2035!