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This amazing new technology could revolutionize how we clean up oil spills

Every year over 100,000 gallons of oil end up in the oceans, costing billions to clean up, killing thousands of animals and causing extensive environmental damage.Unfortunately, existing solutions for oil spills such as skimming,...
"SPILL" by Daniel Beltrá

‘Spill’ shows Deepwater Horizon disaster in an artistic light

The Deepwater Horizon disaster that occurred in 2010 is still a fresh thought in peoples' minds, but a new book called Spill by photographer Daniel Beltrá is showing the effects of the BP oil spill in an artistic...
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The Benefits of Having a Good Environmental PR Agency

Images of oil-drenched birds being hand-washed by people covered in protective gear are all too common. Many remember when the Exxon Valdez oil tanker hit a reef in Alaska in 1989, spilling over 11...
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New Study: Deepwater Horizon Still Leaking Oil

It’s been over three years since the Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded in the Gulf of Mexico, triggering the worst oil spill in US history.  While the well was officially sealed in the summer...
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Oil sheen persists at site of Deepwater Horizon rig disaster

The Gulf of Mexico still has a sheen on the surface of its waters and unfortunately, underwater inspections using robot submarines have failed to pinpoint the source, according to officials, as reported by The...
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Northern Gateway responds to study on B.C. oil spill cost

Northern Gateway is responding to a high-profile study regarding the cost of a potential oil spill off the B.C. coast.The company says the study, by the UBC Fisheries Centre and funded by World Wildlife...

Benefits of Oil Skimming

What is an Oil Skimmer? An oil skimmer is a special piece of equipment that removes oil floating on the surface of water. Oil contamination of waste water is a serious problem, and proper water...
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ExxonMobil spills oil from offshore Nigeria facility over 20 miles

An oil spill last week at an ExxonMobil facility off the coast of Akwa Ibom state in Nigeria has spread at least 20 miles from the original leak location, coating waters used by fishermen. According to...
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BP Facing $4.5 Billion in Criminal Penalties

It will mostly likely be years before the attorneys at BP are done cleaning up the legal mess that is the Deepwater Horizon disaster, but in what United States Attorney General Eric Holder says...
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Effect of Deepwater Oil Spills on Marine Fishes

Oil spills occur when people are careless and cause an oil tanker to leak oil into the ocean.There are some other ways for causing an oil spill, like equipment breaking down may also cause...