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7 hrs ago | Scientific American

Oil Spill in Amazon Sickens Villagers, Kills Fish

A recent rupture of Peru's 39-year-old northern crude oil pipeline has terrified Kukama villagers along the Maran River In this part of the Maran valley, the nearest health center is more than an hour away by boat and does not have a doctor.

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Related Topix: Spill, Boat Disaster, Columbia University

Tue Jul 22, 2014

TreeHugger

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

After the 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon explosion, unprecedented amounts of oil rushed into the Gulf of Mexico.

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ABC News

Ex-BP Engineer's Retrial Postponed

The August retrial of a former BP engineer accused of obstructing justice in an investigation of the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill has been postponed while an appeals court decides whether a judge was right to throw out his earlier conviction.

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Hot Air

Pelosi confronted over whether Obama is 'angry enough'

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi was confronted on Tuesday by MSNBC's Morning Joe co-host Mike Barnicle who confessed to her his crisis of confidence in President Barack Obama.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Nancy Pelosi, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Barack Obama

West Sussex Today

Council accused of pro-fracking stance at Pulborough drop in

Award winning environmentalist and Pulborough resident, Nicola Peel, is against the notion of gas exploration and extraction coming to the South Downs National Park after The Department for Energy and Climate Change announced its intention to do so earlier this year.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, West Sussex County, England,

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Switched

I Fell For My Husband While He Was Still A Married Man

Falling in love rarely happens on your own terms. That's a lesson Vince Taylor and Rebekah Gordon have learned firsthand.

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Related Topix: Wedding

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Irregular Times

Obama Allows Blasting Along Atlantic Shores To Begin New Offshore Drilling

It is a time of fear in the face of freedom, a time of an emptying country and swelling cities, a time for the widening of previous roads and the opening of new paths, yet a time when these paths are mined by knowing algorithms of the all-seeing eye.

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Related Topix: Offshore Drilling, US News, Liberal Political News

Metal Center News

9-2010 Energy Pipe and Tube Market

As could be expected, the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has affected the oil country tubular goods market.

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Related Topix: 9, Offshore Drilling, Baker Hughes, Oil & Gas, Financial Services, BP Prudhoe Bay Royalty Trust, Energy, Seanor, PA, Opinion

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Mississippi Press

Newly-discovered Gulf crustacean named after Deepwater Horizon oil spill researcher

A newly-discovered deep-sea crustacean has been named in honor of Dr. Paul Montagna, Endowed Chair for Ecosystem Studies and Modeling at the Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, for his long and distinguished career studying marine ecosystem dynamics in the Gulf of Mexico.

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Related Topix: Texas A&M University Corpus Christi, Corpus Christi, TX, University of Nevada-Reno

Drudge Retort

BP Oil Spill in Lake Michigan

BP crews on Thursday more than doubled their earlier maximum estimate of how much oil spilled into Lake Michigan when a refinery malfunction occurred in Indiana this week.

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Related Topix: US News, Liberal Political News

St. Augustine Record

Obama opens Eastern Seaboard to oil exploration, environmentalists concerned

The Obama administration is reopening the Eastern Seaboard to offshore oil and gas exploration, approving seismic surveys using sonic cannons that can pinpoint energy deposits deep beneath the ocean floor.

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Related Topix: St Johns County, FL, Offshore Drilling, St. Augustine Beach, FL, Geology, Science

Nerve News

Coast Guard chopper helps to check Maharashtra oil spill

The Indian Coast Guard Saturday rushed to help in checking a massive leak in a HPCL oil pipeline in Thane, an official said here.

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Related Topix: India, World News,

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Alabama Live

Baldwin school system entitled to $3M in BP settlement, but is keeping options open

The Baldwin County school system is entitled to a BP settlement of $3 million as part of an agreement with the Baldwin County Commission, but school officials have not yet signed the required release documents to receive it.

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NOLA.com

Western Gulf of Mexico lease sale to open 21 million acres for drilling

In this Oct. 27, 2011 file photo, oil rig workers send pipe into a well they are drilling from the Perdido platform operated by Shell Oil in the Gulf of Mexico.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

NorthJersey.com

Cleanup of a Hudson spill itself couild harm species

In the event of an oil spill on the Hudson River, the methods used to clean up the mess could pose as much harm to 17 endangered species that live there as the spill itself - something that federal agencies have failed to consider, an environmental group argued in a complaint filed Thursday.

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Related Topix: Albany, NY, US Coast Guard, US Military, US News

Pensacola News Journal

Operation Toxic Gulf

Scientists and conservationists studying the chronic effects of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico are in Pensacola today to talk about their ongoing research, in its fifth summer.

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Related Topix: Pensacola, FL

HAZMAT Magazine

Solving oil pollution in parking lots, garages and job sites

When it comes to environmental damage, this saying best applies to oil pollution in parking lots.

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Related Topix: Environment, Science, Boat Disaster

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Pensions & Investments

BP employees can sue for stock losses, appeals court says

BP PLC employees can sue managers of the company's retirement plan over losses related to the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, a U.S. appeals court said.

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R & D

Dispersant from Deepwater Horizon spill found to persist in the environment

The 2010 Deepwater Horizon 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.

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Scientific Blogging

DOSS Dispersant From Deepwater Horizon Spill Persists For Four Years

The 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon spill in the Gulf of Mexico was, to-date, the largest accidental release of oil into the ocean.

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