Deepwater Horizon

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First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Take Action: Help the Gulf Finally Heal

Please help the Gulf heal.* Personalize your messageFour years ago, the Deepwater Horizon oil rig was capped. Two years ago, the RESTORE Act became law, ensuring that the majority of fines paid by those responsible would be used to make Gulf resources ... [Published Environmental Defense - 3 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Researcher looks at regulatory muddle in wake of Deepwater Horizon disaster

LAWRENCE — In April 2010, a catastrophic explosion sank the Deepwater Horizon oil rig, operated for the BP company some 50 miles off the Louisiana coast in the Gulf of Mexico. Eleven rig workers lost their lives, and oil gushed freely into Gulf waters ... [Published University of Kansas - 11 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Latest Mississippi River Delta News: July 23, 2014

NWF Stresses Need for DiversionsBy Alex Galbraith, The Plaquemines Gazette. July 22, 2014.“After a day spent showcasing the progress of current coastal restoration projects…” ( read more )Ongoing Impacts of the BP Oil Spill in the Gulf of MexicoBy John ... [Published Environmental Defense - 11 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 2 reports

Don't touch the sand patties -- BP Deepwater spill dispersants still lurk on beaches

After the 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon explosion, unprecedented amounts (approx. 210 million gallons) of oil rushed into the Gulf of Mexico. In a desperate attempt to minimize the damage, BP authorized pouring 1.84 million gallons more chemicals on top of ... [Published Treehugger - 16 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Still a behemoth, Gulf fuel production drops

The Gulf of Mexico was the source of more than two-thirds of crude oil extracted from federal grounds in 2013, but its overall fossil-fuel yield continues to wane, according to a federal report.The Gulf’s maturing natural gas plays have contributed most ... [Published Tri-Parish Times - 22 hours ago]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Boardwalk funds could come in August (VIDEO)

FORT WALTON BEACH — A pedestrian-friendly waterfront soon could stretch from Brooks Bridge to Sound Park.City officials expect to receive funding for the $4.6 million boardwalk project later this summer from the state Department of Environmental Prot ... [Published Northwest Florida Daily News - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 2 reports

Second Expedition Launched in the Gulf of Mexico To Examine the Effects of Deepwater Horizon

A multi-disciplinary team of scientists launched the second expedition in the Gulf of Mexico to examine the effects of Deepwater Horizon spill-related oil and dispersant exposure on deepwater shipwrecks and their microbial communities. The study is part ... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

BP Claimant, Attorneys, Ordered to Return Settlement Cash

A New Orleans law firm at the center of an investigation into misconduct surrounding the processing of payments from BP PLC?s Deepwater Horizon oil spill settlement must return $357,000 paid to a client based on allegedly fraudulent claims. ... [Published Law.com - Newswire - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

"Dispersant from Deepwater Horizon spill found to persist in the environment"

The 2010 Deepwater Horizon (DWH) spill in the Gulf of Mexico was the largest accidental release of oil into the ocean, with approximately 210 million gallons gushing from the blown out well. In an attempt to prevent vast quantities of oil from fouling ... [Published Research & Development - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 2 reports

Regime Shift in Sandy Beach Microbial Communities following Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Remediation Efforts

by Annette Summers Engel, Axita A. GuptaSandy beaches support a wide variety of underappreciated biodiversity that is critical to coastal ecosystems. Prior to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the diversity and function of supratidal beach sediment ... [Published Plosone.org - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 2 reports

Deepwater Horizon spill dispersant persists in the environment for four years

The 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico was tragic for thousands. About 210 million gallons of oil gushed from the blown out well into the ocean. In an attempt to prevent this oil from fouling beaches and marshes, British Petroleum ... [Published Environment & Development Magazine - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 2 reports

The Final Frontier: Canada's National Energy Board Raises the Specter of Deep Offshore Drilling in the Arctic Ocean

Last week, Canada’s major oil and gas regulator, the National Energy Board (NEB), acquiesced to the requests of two of the world’s largest oil companies —Imperial Oil (a subsidiary of ExxonMobil) and Chevron—by agreeing to fast track a decision that could ... [Published NRDC Worldview - Jul 18 2014]

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At the time, we tried to put the toxicity of these dispersant chemicals into perspective, noting that the active ingredients in the dispersants "are regarded as being of low concern, because they biodegrade very rapidly." Regulators presumably pinned their hopes on that fact because they approved use of the chemicals in the face of other studies showing they can be quite...
"Transocean Partners LLC, a Marshall Islands limited liability company formed by Transocean Ltd., announced today that it has commenced an initial public offering of 17,500,000 common units" the company said in a statement

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Take Action: Help the Gulf Finally Heal [Published Environmental Defense - 3 hours ago]
Democrats at odds over Big Oil’s bid for East C... [Published Christian Science Monitor - 3 hours ago]
Senator Roberts: DISCLOSE Act Suppresses Free S... [Published Noodls - 7 hours ago]
DuPont and GM's lessons for closing in on zero ... [Published GreenBiz - 9 hours ago]
Churches Divest From Fossil Fuels: Will Industr... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - 9 hours ago]
Smart meters are a "time bomb" for utilities, w... [Published Smart Grid News - 10 hours ago]
Researcher looks at regulatory muddle in wake o... [Published University of Kansas - 11 hours ago]
Churches Divest From Fossil Fuels: Will Industr... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - 11 hours ago]
BP oil spill showed how family businesses respo... [Published Campden FB - 11 hours ago]
Latest Mississippi River Delta News: July 23, 2014 [Published Environmental Defense - 11 hours ago]
The Arctic – Emerging opportunities beneath the... [Published PR inside - 14 hours ago]
Don't touch the sand patties -- BP Deepwater sp... [Published Treehugger - 16 hours ago]
Don't touch the sand patties -- BP Deepwater sp... [Published DailyMe.Com - 19 hours ago]
Still a behemoth, Gulf fuel production drops [Published Tri-Parish Times - 22 hours ago]
San Francisco Employees’ Retirement System [Published San Francisco Bay Guardian - Jul 23 2014]
Double trouble: disaster can strike businesses ... [Published Solicitors Journal - Jul 23 2014]
Gulf Oil Spill: Ex-BP Engineer's Retrial Postponed [Published ABC News - Jul 22 2014]
Boardwalk funds could come in August (VIDEO) [Published Northwest Florida Daily News - Jul 22 2014]
Transocean Partners Submits IPO Filing [Published 24/7 Wall St - Jul 22 2014]
The biggest corporate payouts [Published Yahoo! UK and Ireland - Jul 22 2014]
Transocean spinoff launches IPO [Published UPI - Jul 22 2014]
Second Expedition Launched in the Gulf of Mexic... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Jul 22 2014]
Deepwater Horizon Spill under Scientific Scrutiny [Published World Maritime News - Jul 22 2014]
Gulf of Mexico Shipwreck Study Launches Second ... [Published Subsea World News - Jul 22 2014]
BP Claimant, Attorneys, Ordered to Return Settl... [Published Law.com - Newswire - Jul 22 2014]
Energy regulator reviews easing Arctic drilling... [Published Toronto Star Online - Jul 22 2014]
US allows sonic blasts in East Coast energy sea... [Published Christian Science Monitor - Jul 22 2014]
President Obama approves East Coast oil explora... [Published Greenpeace USA - Jul 21 2014]
"Dispersant from Deepwater Horizon spill found ... [Published Research & Development - Jul 21 2014]
I Fell For My Husband While He Was Still A Marr... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 21 2014]
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Churches Divest From Fossil Fuels: Will Industr... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - 11 hours ago]
David McNew/Getty Images The energy boom is reaping big benefits domestically, but that doesn’t mean that everyone is on board with it. Big oil — along with coal and other fossil fuel companies in the energy sector — have become big targets of a new ...
Second Expedition Launched in the Gulf of Mexic... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Jul 22 2014]
A multi-disciplinary team of scientists launched the second expedition in the Gulf of Mexico to examine the effects of Deepwater Horizon spill-related oil and dispersant exposure on deepwater shipwrecks and their microbial communities. The study is part ...
It’s time for Obama to stop selling off our lan... [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - Jul 21 2014]
In its ongoing effort to make life difficult for environment reporters, the Obama administration once again announced major environmental news on a Friday. This time, however, it was not a measure to protect the environment, but to destroy it. The ...
Republicans Also Responsible for Obama’s High S... [Published Right Thinking - Jul 21 2014]
The Brookings Institute came out with a study last week that looks at failures by the federal government. It concludes what we’ve talked about many times: that the federal government is fumbling the ball more and more often: The federal government ...
Obama Allows Blasting Along Atlantic Shores To ... [Published Irregular Times - Jul 20 2014]
Scientists haven’t forgotten about the Deepwater Horizon explosion that unleashed an immense oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. This week, biologists named a newly discovered species of deep sea shrimp in honor of Paul Montagna, author of a study on ...
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Pay Up, BP [Published Slate Magazine - May 19 2014]
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Law Finance Group Continues To Fund Attorneys W... [Published Financial Services - Jun 24 2014]
The USHCC Applauds BP America's Record-Breaking... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - May 06 2014]
SEC Charges Former BP Employee with Insider Tra... [Published SEC US Press Releases - Apr 17 2014]
Case Funding Inc. increases capital allocated t... [Published Financial Services - Feb 17 2014]
Key Earnings, News Developments: FreeSeas Inc, ... [Published PR Newswire - Dec 06 2013]
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