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Helicopter Seized by Peruvian Indigenous Group Over Oil Spill

Protesters are demanding compensation, emergency supplies and attention after an oil spill in their territory.Residents of a Wampis Indigenous community in the Peruvian Amazon seized a military helicopter and detained its crew Sunday as an act of pro...
by Actualité Distincte on Mar 8, 2016

Helicopter Seized by Peruvian Indigenous Group Over Oil Spill

Protesters are demanding compensation, emergency supplies and attention after an oil spill in their territory.Residents of a Wampis Indigenous community in the Peruvian Amazon seized a military helicopter and detained its crew Sunday as an act of pro...
by N3WS on Mar 8, 2016

Front falls off Fraser Institute tanker argument

In a November 24th opinion piece in the Vancouver Sun, Taylor Jackson and Kenneth Green ask: Ban on oil tankers? What happened to evidence-based policy? I’d love to take them out for a little boat ride from Kitimat through Dixon Entrance some t...
by Water Blogged on Dec 17, 2015

EPA Announces Settlement with Global Chemical Company on Preventing Oil Spills

Last week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a settlement with Koppers Inc., a global chemical and materials company, regarding taking action to prevent the threat of oil spills at its Follansbee, W. Va. facility. The actions i...
by Spill 911's Blog on Dec 8, 2015

Peru: Indigenous Seize 11 Oil Wells Demanding Spill Clean UP

The Achuar communities say foreign oil companies pollute their lands and their clean water. They demand compensation and clean up of oil spills.Peruvian indigenous protesters seized oil wells in an Amazonian oil block Tuesday to press the government...
by Actualité Distincte on Sep 2, 2015

BP - To Pay Largest Environmental Settlement

"After a long legal fight, BP agrees to largest environmental settlement in U.S. history" PBS NewsHour 7/2/2015ExcerptSUMMARY:  In the nation’s worst oil disaster, 134 million gallons of crude gushed into the Gulf of Mexico, coating beaches an...
by Mage Soapbox on Jul 6, 2015

BP to Settle Federal, State and Local Deepwater Horizon Claims for up to $18.7 Billion With Payments to be Spread Over 18 Years

London, UK / CRWEPRESSRELEASE / July 2, 2015 / The Disclosure and Transparency Rules (“DTR”) made by the Financial Conduct Authority govern amongst other matters the disclosure of inside information. Accordingly in compliance with Rule 2.2, BP pl...
by CRWE-PR Finance on Jul 2, 2015

How to Clean Oil Spots From Aggregate Driveways

Oil drops on an aggregate driveway can be cleaned rather effectively if you can get to it before the oil has seeped deep into the gravel and crushed stone. These tips are easy for anyone to apply, and the materials for the most part are ones you will...
by Auto Service and Repair Review on Jun 17, 2015

How to Change Oil in an ATV

It’s time to change the oil in your ATV. If the filter also needs to be changed, there is no better time than while you’re changing the oil. The process of changing the oil, removing the old filter and installing a new one is surprisingly simple.
by Auto Service and Repair Review on Jun 16, 2015

Former BP Executive Acquitted of Charges from 2010 Gulf of Mexico's Oil Spill

On Friday, June 5, former BP executive David Rainey was found not guilty of one count of lying to federal investigators about the true extent of the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The acquittal of Rainey, the only executive charged with a c...
by Actualité Distincte on Jun 8, 2015

New Study Confirms BP Linked To Dolphin Deaths in Gulf of Mexico

A new study published in the peer-reviewed online journal PLOS ONE hypothesizes that dolphins are dying in mass directly because of BP’s 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Though BP denies the validity of the scientific data, it indicates that im...
by Actualité Distincte on Jun 3, 2015

GULF OIL SPILL - Still Killing Dolphins

"New science shows Gulf spill is still killing dolphins" PBS NewsHour 5/19/2015ExcerptSUMMARY:  More than 1,000 bottlenose dolphins have died off the Gulf Coast since 2010, the year a massive Deepwater Horizon spill spewed millions of gallons of...
by Mage Soapbox on May 25, 2015

English Bay Oil Spill Response is Instructive

The grain freighter Marathassa at anchor in English Bay, surrounded by a boom the day after it leaked an estimated 2,700 litres of bunker fuel into the ocean.If you ever wondered what the federal government really meant by “World Class” oil spill...
by Water Blogged on Apr 14, 2015

How to Remove Transmission Lines in a Radiator Shop

An automatic transmission in a vehicle pumps fluid through pressure lines to cooling tubes inside the vehicle’s radiator. The fluid is returned to the transmission for use in its operation, then is pumped back to the radiator and the cycle cont...

GULF OIL SPILL - Four Years Later

"After Gulf oil spill, filmmaker returns to see what happened when the cameras had gone" PBS NewsHour 11/19/2014ExcerptGWEN IFILL (NewsHour):  Now, the continuing effects of the Gulf Coast oil spill.It may not be in the headlines as much as it o...
by Mage Soapbox on Nov 24, 2014

Simushir: Lessons Learned?

By Karen WristenI was glued to the computer all weekend, watching the agonizingly slow progress of the tugs steaming out to the west coast of Haida Gwaii, to rescue the disabled container ship Simushir. Early Friday, it was reported that the ship had...
by Water Blogged on Oct 20, 2014

Mistaken for an Oil Spill, this Shadow in the Sea Will Surprise You

Beachgoers in La Jolla, California took in a disturbing sight as they gazed out onto the ocean on July 8th, 2014. A dark, undulating shadow was making its way toward the sand, creating massive blotches in the otherwise crystalline blue-green waters.
by WebEcoist on Jul 16, 2014

Klaypex – Oil Spill (Original Mix) #Download

Electro House | 320kbps | 18.03.2014 DOWNLOAD ALL Klaypex – Oil Spill (Original Mix) #Download...
by House-Maniacs on Mar 21, 2014

DOH sets 20-meter danger zone at oil spill site in Iloilo

A 20-meter danger zone has been set around the site of an oil spill in Estancia town in Iloilo province last November, after residents and pupils in the area complained of a foul odor. The Department of Health said the 20-meter danger zone around the...
by Save Our Ship on Jan 14, 2014

Hovercraft Mean Business

Say “hovercraft” and the first word that comes to most people’s minds is “fun.” But hovercraft are much more than that. Besides saving lives in rescue operations, Neoteric hovercraft are used throughout the world in a wide variety of critic...
by Neoteric Hovercraft Blog on Sep 26, 2013

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