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[On Mexico's Hondo River, workers try to clean up the aftermath of a 4,000-gallon crude oil spill sp

[On Mexico's Hondo River, workers try to clean up the aftermath of a 4,000-gallon crude oil spill spill. Pemex, the state-run oil company, says the spill was caused by fuel thieves illegally tapping into a pipeline. The cleanup is expected to take another eight weeks. Image by Felix Marquez via AP] Read more...

Is There a Cure for Oil Spills?

The 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon spill was the third-largest in the history of the world. About 210 million gallons of oil spewed into the Atlantic Ocean over 87 days, permanently transforming the shoreline of the southeastern United States, destroying subsistence fishing as a viable regional occupation, and...

BP Rated As Juicy: Ignore The Plant Explosion And Russia Noise, We'd Buy Here

By Orange Peel Investments: We like BP (NYSE:BP) as a potential investment. We think that the numbers have improved as the company is trying to pull itself from the muck of its oil spill and the associated costs. The company has been...Show More Summary

New Ship Rules Come Amid Worst Barge Spills Since 2008

Tighter regulation of U.S. ships carrying record exports of diesel and gasoline is coming amid the worst year for oil spills from barges since 2008. The post New Ship Rules Come Amid Worst Barge Spills Since 2008 appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.

Ecologists Just Saved Miles Of Texas Coastline Using BP Oil Spill Money

Twenty-seven square miles of pristine coastal land along the central Texas coast between Houston and Corpus Christi will now be preserved for future generations. The post Ecologists Just Saved Miles Of Texas Coastline Using BP Oil Spill Money appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Oil thieves cause pipeline leak, pollute Mexico river

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Thieves who tapped an oil pipeline in northern Mexico caused a spill that contaminated the San Juan River, a key irrigation source for farmers, authorities said Thursday. "We are asking people in these areas to avoid drinking local water and also to avoid eating fish from the affected area," said Profepa's Victor Cabrera. Show More Summary

Ecologists team up to buy Texas bayside ranch

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HOUSTON (AP) — The Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation and partners have announced the purchase of a sprawling southeast Texas ranch with funds put aside after the BP oil spill.

Protect Santa Barbara's Coastline from New Oil Drilling

Forty-five years ago, 100,000 barrels of crude oil fouled more than 39 miles of the California coastline from Ventura to Goleta, just west of Santa Barbara. The 1969 Santa Barbara oil spill was the first offshore disaster of its kind,...Show More Summary

The BP oil spill comes to movie theaters

Working-class heroes and a five-year gestation period are among the axioms for making a fact-based movie in Hollywood. Both appear to be playing out for “Deepwater Horizon,” a long-developing, newly resurgent project based on the 2010 BP oil-rig disaster.

Mark Wahlberg Might Save You From The BP Oil Spill

It should be no surprise to anyone that there’s a BP oil spill movie in development. It’s primo subject material in that it hits all the necessary check marks for any “based on a true story” event movie. It’s timely – it was a mere four years ago the Deepwater Horizon oil rig blew, seeping a small ocean of oil into the Gulf. Show More Summary

Feds say oil spill sheen dissipating in Ohio River

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CINCINNATI (AP) — Federal officials say most of a reddish-brown sheen from thousands of gallons of fuel oil spilled into the Ohio River from a power plant has dissipated as cleanup estimated at hundreds of thousands of dollars a day continues.

Ohio River Reopens as Oil Spill Clean-up Progresses

A 15-mile section of the Ohio River was reopened for limited traffic on Wednesday as clean-up of a 5,000-gallon fuel oil spill continued, the U.S. Coast Guard said on Wednesday.

Mark Wahlberg In Talks to Star in Oil Spill Film

Mark Wahlberg is reportedly in talks to star in a film about the biggest oil spill in American history. Read More The post Mark Wahlberg In Talks to Star in Oil Spill Film appeared first on Ecorazzi.

Oil Spill Closes Portion of Ohio River Near Cincinnati

A portion of the Ohio River is closed Tuesday near Cincinnati following an oil spill from an aging power station belonging to Duke Energy. The post Oil Spill Closes Portion of Ohio River Near Cincinnati appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.

5K-8K gallons of fuel oil spills into Ohio River

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CINCINNATI (AP) — An estimated 5,000 to 8,000 gallons of fuel oil spilled into the Ohio River, leading authorities to shut off water intake valves for both the Ohio and Kentucky sides of the waterway to protect water supplies, and a 15-mile section of the river was closed to allow cleanup.

Newswire: Mark Wahlberg to see if he could have stopped the BP oil spill

Fresh off his role as a robot scientist in Transformers, Mark Wahlberg is in talks to glare at more big machinery in Deepwater Horizon, the dramatic retelling of the 2010 BP oil spill that—like so many other disasters in recent history—Mark Wahlberg probably could have stopped. Show More Summary

Oil Spills into Ohio River from Coal Plant

The U.S. Coast Guard closed a 15-mile stretch of the Ohio River on Tuesday after at least five thousand gallons of fuel oil spilled from a 60-year-old power plant owned by Duke Energy near Cincinnati,

Buy The Drip: Thousands Of Gallons Of Oil Spill Into Ohio River Upstream Of Cincinatti

Lately it is not just trains blowing up across the country in the ongoing effort to prove just how safer rail transport is for crude oil transit compared to pipelines: as citizens of Cincinatti found out this morning, their drinkingShow More Summary

Study at Deepwater Horizon spill site finds key to tracking pollutants

MIAMI – A new study of the ocean circulation patterns at the site of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill reveals the significant role small-scale ocean currents play in the spread of pollutants. The findings provide new information to help predict the movements of oil and other pollutants in the ocean. read more

Pipe spilled oil into Hudson River in upstate New York

Oil spilled from a pipe found floating in the Hudson River south of Albany, state authorities said.

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