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.
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
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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
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,
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
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
Oil spilled from a pipe found floating in the Hudson River south of Albany, state authorities said.
By The Panoramic View: BP (NYSE:BP) seems to be a lightning rod for controversy. In 2010, one of its oil rigs exploded in the Gulf of Mexico, causing the worst oil spill in U.S. history. Four years later, its crown jewel Russian asset seems like a liability as tensions between the U.S. Show More Summary
Ron Carlson’s short story “What We Wanted To Do,” takes the form of an apology from a villager who failed to protect his comrades from marauding Visigoths. It begins: What we wanted to do was spill boiling oil onto the heads of our enemies as they attempted to bang down the gates of our village. Show More Summary
Hazard to navigation? Danish ‘Safety Ship’ OMS Pollux, leaking oil after colliding with Morecambe Bay wind turbine A SHIP is leaking diesel after crashing into a wind turbine off the coast of Morecambe Bay. Liverpool Coastguard has been in attendance … Continue reading ?
By Bob Ciura: In the immediate aftermath of the 2010 rig explosion in the Gulf of Mexico, both BP (NYSE:BP), the operator of the rig, and Transocean (NYSE:RIG), the owner, sank as if they were going out of business. As the ensuing cleanup proceeded, both stocks gradually recovered. Show More Summary