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Even small amounts of oil made birds near Deepwater Horizon sick, researchers say

Photos from the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill on April 20, 2010 show heartbreaking images of deceased or soon-to-be-deceased sea life—birds, fish, sea turtles, and mammals—cloaked in thick black grime.

Even small amounts of oil made birds near Deepwater Horizon sick, researchers say

(Virginia Tech) Blood samples taken by first responders showed that individuals exposed to small amounts of oil from the spill suffered from hemolytic anemia--a condition that occurs when toxins enter the blood stream and damage red blood cells that carry oxygen to tissues.

House Leaders Propose Offshore Drilling “Wish List” for Industry

The ASTRO Act would fast track new offshore drilling while putting our coastal communities and economies at risk of another major oil spill.

Using satellite data to respond to environmental disasters in Malaysia, Ethiopia and Kenya

(University of Oxford) The challenge of providing a rapid response to environmental disasters as varied as flooding, drought, illegal logging and oil spills is the focus of two new projects in which the University of Oxford is a key partner.

Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill May Be Biggest Since 2010

By Nico Grant (Bloomberg) — An oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico last week may be the largest in the U.S. since the 2010 blowout at BP Plc’s Macondo well that sank the Deepwater Horizon rig. The Delta House floating production facility...Show More Summary

Oil no longer leaking from pipe after spill in Gulf Of Mexico: LLOG

(Reuters) - LLOG Exploration Offshore said on Monday oil was no longer escaping from a jumper pipeline operated by the company that was fractured, causing a spill into the Gulf of Mexico on Friday.

Coast Guard Responding to 300,000 Gallon Crude Oil Spill in Gulf of Mexico

The U.S. Coast Guard and other federal agencies are responding to a crude oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The Coast Guard said Saturday its Sector New Orleans received a report from the National Response Center at 1:30 p.m., Friday of...Show More Summary

Even modest oil exposure can harm coastal and marine birds

Many birds and other wildlife die following an oil spill, but there are also other potential long-terms effects of oil exposure on animals. In a recent Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry study that examined blood samples from birds...Show More Summary

Even modest oil exposure can harm coastal and marine birds

(Wiley) Many birds and other wildlife die following an oil spill, but there are also other potential long-terms effects of oil exposure on animals.

Oklahoma crude oil line ruptured by construction crew

Oklahoma regulators say environmental crews are cleaning up a crude oil spill near one of the world's largest oil storage sites. Oklahoma Corporation Commission spokesman Matt Skinner said Wednesday that … Click to Continue »

Top Trump Official for Pipeline Safety Profits from Selling Oil Spill Equipment

A newly appointed federal regulator charged with overseeing pipeline safety personally profits from oil spill responses, a DeSmog investigation has found. Drue Pearce is the acting administrator for the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials...Show More Summary

The costs of transporting petroleum products by pipelines and rail

While the policy debate surrounding crude oil transportation costs has emphasized accidents and spills, a new study indicates the debate is overlooking a far more serious external cost -- air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions.

The costs of transporting petroleum products by pipelines and rail

While the policy debate surrounding crude oil transportation costs has emphasized accidents and spills, a new study by Carnegie Mellon University and University of Pittsburgh researchers indicates the debate is overlooking a far more serious external cost - air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions.

GM’s Jim Murren and George Soros Are Co-Conspirators In the Mandalay Bay Massacre

GM’s Jim Murren and George Soros Are Co-Conspirators In the Mandalay Bay Massacre: The parallels between the Gulf Oil Spill and the Mandalay Bay Massacre keep mounting by the moment. In the latest revelation, the facts are stating it is Peter Sutherland all over again. Show More Summary

European sea bass show chronic impairment after exposure to crude oil

We may be underestimating the long-term impact of oil spills on fish, particularly their ability to tolerate low oxygen environments, according to research from the University of British Columbia (UBC), the Université de Bretagne Occidentale (UBO) and L'Institut Français de Recherche pour l'Exploitation de la Mer (Ifremer).

FSU researchers receive $2.8 million to study fate of BP oil spill

(Florida State University) A team of research institutions led by Florida State University has been awarded a $2.8 million grant to expand our understanding of how the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill affected the ecology of the Gulf of Mexico.

Greek oil spill effort stalled by cleanup vessel arrests

The captain and chief mechanic of a ship commissioned for an oil-spill cleanup operation outside Athens have been arrested on fuel smuggling charges, further complicating efforts to contain the oil … Click to Continue »

Gulf spill oil dispersants associated with health symptoms in cleanup workers

(NIH/National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences) Workers who were likely exposed to dispersants while cleaning up the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill experienced a range of health symptoms including cough and wheeze, and skin and eye irritation, according to scientists at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Show More Summary

Gulf Spill Oil Dispersants Associated with Health Symptoms in Cleanup Workers

Workers who were likely exposed to dispersants while cleaning up the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill experienced a range of health symptoms including cough and wheeze, and skin and eye irritation, according to scientists at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Show More Summary

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