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  1. Want to make federal employees easier to fire?Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | American Thinker

    ... Then-president Obama appointed Beale's wife, Nancy Kete, to the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. The pair own houses in Arlington, Va. and Cape Cod. Beale was sentenced to 32 months and fined a rare conviction, though the ...

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  2. Study Shows Toxic Effects of Oil Dispersant on Oysters Following Deepwater Horizon SpillRead the original story

    Yesterday | Manufacturing.net

    Oysters like these, at a University of Connecticut lab, likely suffered toxic effects from the oil dispersant CorexitA 9500 when it was used to clean up the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Oysters likely suffered toxic effects from the oil dispersant CorexitA 9500 when it was used to clean up the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, said Morris Animal Foundation-funded researchers at the University of Connecticut.

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  3. Panel wants engines off lake NEWRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Recorder

    Saying one motorboat oil spill into Ashfield Lake is too many, the town Parks Commission has submitted a petition to eliminate gas-powered motorboats from this popular swimming and fishing spot.

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  4. Proposed rule change could devastate migratory birdsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Post and Courier

    ... explosion on the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig in the Gulf of Mexico killed 11 workers and unleashed the biggest oil spill in history. Soaked in stinking goo, a million birds also perished - quadruple the toll from the infamous 1989 Exxon Valdez ...

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  5. Evaluation of altimetry-derived surface current products using...Read the original story

    Monday Sep 17 | CiteULike

    ... the drifter trajectories observed in the eastern Gulf of Mexico during May to August 2010 (the Deepwater Horizon oil spill incident). The performances of the trajectory models are gauged in terms of Lagrangian separation distances ( d ) and a ...

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  6. Gulf of Mexico oil spill much worse than thought, federal lawyers sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Federal government lawyers say a 14-year-old leak is releasing much more oil each day into the Gulf of Mexico than officials previously claimed, and it may be getting worse. A Friday court filing in a case involving Taylor Energy Co.

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  7. Overlap between Atlantic bluefin tuna spawning grounds and observed...Read the original story

    Sunday Sep 16 | CiteULike

    Marine Pollution Bulletin , Vol. 64, No. 4. , pp. 679-687, doi:10.1016/j.marpolbul.2012.01.034 The 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill impacted the northern Gulf of Mexico during the spring spawning season of Atlantic bluefin tuna .

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  8. Elder Statesman: Raindrops, please fall on my headRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 16 | The News-Review

    EDITOR'S NOTE: The columns of Bill Duncan are being reprinted in The News-Review. Duncan, who died in November 2011, wrote a weekly column for The News-Review and The Capital Press of Salem from 1981 to 2011.

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  9. Here's how your unique behavioral psychological profile is being used to manipulate youRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 16 | The Raw Story

    ... Has Changed " (Seven Stories Press, 2018). From 9/11 and the Iraq war, to fracking and the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill, to Hurricane Sandy, to relentless smear campaigns against climate scientists, to the fight for 100 percent renewable energy, ...

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  10. Oil Spill at Center of Legal Battle Worse Than Earlier EstimatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 15 | Wall Street Journal

    A subsea oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico may be spilling much more oil than previously understood, according to a new government study, raising the stakes in a legal battle between the federal government and a small Louisiana oil company. Between 250 and 700 barrels of oil per day are leaking into the Gulf at the the site where Taylor Energy Co.'

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  11. Guilty verdict in 2015 oil spill that brought tar balls to South BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 15 | Easy Reader News

    ... and other South Bay beaches in 2015. Photo by Kevin Cody Plains All American Pipeline, the company behind the 2015 oil spill in Santa Barbara County that washed down the coast and eventually forced a temporary closure of South Bay Beaches, was found ...

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  12. USS Indianapolis survivor recounts ship's sinking, eventual rescueRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 15 | The Daily Republic

    It was the advice of an old salt named Pappy Gaff that Benicia resident Harold Bray attributes to his surviving the sinking of the cruiser USS Indianapolis in July 1945. "He told me what to do, what not to do," Bray told an audience of Paradise Valley Estates residents Friday.

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  13. Another Opinion: No drilling near FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | The Daily Commercial

    ... directly affected, it was horrible. And to refresh Kottkamp's memory, what remains the world's largest accidental oil spill could have been catastrophic for much of Florida. Oil from the Deepwater Horizon explosion got to within 30 miles of the Gulf ...

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  14. BP oil disaster poisoned oystersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | Dear Kitty

    ... on the oyster grounds in Barataria Bay, Louisiana. These grounds have now been inundated with oil from the BP oil spill , though disaster is more like it. More information can be found here and here . Oysters likely suffered toxic effects from the ...

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  15. Southampton-based organisation completes successful test flight with...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | Romsey Advertiser

    ... test which means it can now move some of its massive capping equipment by air instead of sea. Earlier this month Oil Spill Response Limited (OSRL) successfully completed its first transport test flight of a fully- assembled subsea 85-tonne capping ...

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  16. Why does FEMA's Brock Long take Florence so seriously? Because he remembers Hugo.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | HeraldSun.com

    ... Emergency Management Agency, where he oversaw the response to 14 disasters, including BP's Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Before that he was FEMA's Regional Hurricane Program Manager in Georgia, where he worked in emergency operations planning, ...

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  17. How Far Will the Trump Administration Go to Loosen Offshore Drilling Rules?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | The Nation

    ... far it has not been officially taken off the table. DOI did not respond to a request for comment. Prior to the BP oil spill, the same office that collected revenues from the offshore industry was also responsible for making sure those companies ...

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  18. Creative Pinellas announces finalists for traveling community art projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 11 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    ... and shared community. This art project is funded from the BP settlement funds related to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill with the support of the Pinellas County Commission. Over the last six months, Creative Pinellas has been working with local ...

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  19. Woman escapes injury after driving into utility pole in South Deerfield NEWRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 10 | The Recorder

    A single car accident into a utility pole closed Hillside Road and cut power to several homes on Monday afternoon.

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  20. Aston Martin to build fleet of iconic DB5s equipped with 007's gadgetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 21 | Daily Mail

    Buy a a brand new A 3m Bondmobile! Aston Martin are to build fleet of iconic DB5s equipped with 007's favourite gadgets including a bullet-proof shield and non-functioning machine guns But the closest you could get to owning the gadget-filled Aston Martin DB5 first driven by Sean Connery in Goldfinger more than 50 years ago was in a toy version - until now. For 28 replicas of the car are to be built, incorporating as many of its special anti-spy features as possible.

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