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Agencies Conduct "Operation Railcar" Emergency Response Exercise

City of Jacksonville

Duval County Emergency Management, Naval Air Station Jacksonville, CSX and Amtrak are leading a joint emergency response exercise that will

1/19/2019

- Groups Urge $100 Million Oil Spill Fund

Environmental Advocates of New York

Peter Iwanowicz said, “Raising the cap on the Oil Spill Fund to $100 million is not a silver bullet, but it’s a good start in recognizing the

1/19/2019

Deep sea chemical dispersants ineffective in Deepwater Horizon oil

Science Daily

A new study of the response to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon in the Gulf of Mexico showed that massive quantities of chemically engineered

11/1/2018

Deepwater Horizon oil spill s dramatic effect on stingrays sensory

Science Daily

Marine fishes rely on their sensory systems to survive. A study is the first to quantify the physiological effects of whole crude oil on the

11/13/2018

Finally, Louisiana takes the fight to Big Oil

Oil Spill Action

For a long time, you had to wonder what it would take for environmental protection to finally become “a thing” in the state of

1/19/2019

They still don’t take seafood safety seriously in the Gulf

Oil Spill Action

In more than a quarter century as an environmental lawyer, I’ve learned a lot about the mostly ineffective ways that government regulators

1/19/2019

The drip, drip, drip of Big Oil on La.’s fragile environment

Oil Spill Action

More than six years ago, this blog was created largely in response to one gigantic and catastrophic event: The massive BP oil spill in the

1/19/2019

Fire is a jarring reminder of Gulf drilling risks

Oil Spill Action

The news broke in the middle of the night: Another major fire at an offshore drilling platform in the Gulf of Mexico, off the coast of Louisiana.

1/19/2019

Louisiana citizens wise up to pipeline dangers

Oil Spill Action

For most of the last eight decades or so that Big Oil’s had its way with the state of Louisiana, it was rare — unheard of, really

1/19/2019

How Louisiana missed a large oil spill

Oil Spill Action

One issue that’s come up repeatedly since I launched this website seven years ago has been the multiple failings of Louisiana’s

2/16/2017

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Smithsonian Highlights Research on Oyster Resilience During Oil Spills

Spill Response

Smithsonian Highlights Research on Oyster Resilience During Oil Spills

Study Simulates Effectiveness of Chemical Dispersant Applications

Spill Response

Study Simulates Effectiveness of Chemical Dispersant Applications

Oil Tanker Fire Near Hong Kong Kills 1, Potential Spill Could Threaten

Spill Response

Oil Tanker Fire Near Hong Kong Kills 1, Potential Spill Could Threaten

Canada should rethink unproven, dangerous chemical ‘cleanup’ of marine oil

Spill Response

Canada should rethink unproven, dangerous chemical ‘cleanup’ of marine oil

Study Develops Oil Spill Outflow Calculator for Improved Oil Spill

Spill Response

Study Develops Oil Spill Outflow Calculator for Improved Oil Spill