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Chevron Spill off Nigeria Highlights Discord

March 6, 2012 (DREW HINSHAW). Chevron Corp. said a fire at a natural-gas rig off Nigeria’s coast had stopped burning after 46 days. 704 more words

Endangered Biodiversity

How big of a deal is that ol' oil spill anyway?


Samantha Joye, a marine scientist from the University of Georgia, presented her research results at a science conference last Sunday in Washington.

Joye had conducted independent submarine dives near the oil spill site in December in order to knowledgeably and properly assess the damage caused by the incident. 139 more words

Southern explosions

We spent a lot of time driving yesterday because we had to drop off a fellow bird seeker in Biloxi, Mississippi. But first, he needed a badge upgrade, to show that we was actually a BP contracted oil spill responder and not just some kook running around chasing birds. 913 more words

Oil Spill

Photos of Failed Rig off of Louisiana Coast

We captured this today as boats continued to work after putting out the fire on the exploded rig in the Gulf, about 100 miles off the Louisiana coast.   6 more words

Gulf Coast

Oil rig explodes in Gulf

An oil platform exploded and caught fire Thursday off the Louisiana coast, spreading a mile-long oil sheen into the Gulf of Mexico. All 13 crew members were rescued. 754 more words

Gulf Oil Spill

Fit to Print: BP Oil Disaster

After basically obsessing over what President Obama has deemed America’s worst environmental disaster, I cannot resolve my mixed feelings of anger and discontent over 60 days into the mess. 825 more words

Fit To Print