Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Tag: oil spill

BP pipeline ruptures into CO river

The county where this spill took place has experienced 19 reported spills in 2016, 12 of those incidents were BP.

Pipeline 150 miles from Dakota Access Spills 176,000 gallons of crude...

Cleanup of this spill may last until spring.

Oil from BP spill has officially entered the food chain

The first signs of Deepwater Horizon oil were found in blue crab larvae in 2010. Oil likely entered the food chain through zooplankton

Shell Oil Spill Dumps Nearly 90,000 Gallons of Crude Into Gulf

Gulf residents opposed to drilling are calling on President Obama not to open additional leases in the next Five Year Plan for the Gulf of Mexico.

Keystone Pipeline Leaked Thousands More Gallons of Oil Than Originally Reported

The new report of how many gallons of oil were spilled show that initial results underestimated the leak - by 9,000%.

Did BP Get Off Cheaply? Antonia Juhasz on $18.7B Gulf Oil...

Compared to the destruction and harm BP caused in the 2010 Deepwater Horizon explosion, their settlement is very minimal, but at least they will have to pay for this spill. Let’s hope the government sticks to their guns and makes sure this settlement is passed.

State of Emergency in California as Santa Barbara Cleans Up from...

While the cleanup of crude oil leaked from a broken pipeline started off slow, efforts are underway at the shores of Refugio State Beach in Santa Barbara, California. This latest spill recalls a catastrophic blowout that happened in 1969.

30 Million Gallons Under the Sea: Five Years After BP Disaster,...

While there is an ongoing impact of the 2010 oil spill, drilling has resumed near the site of the explosion that caused the worst industrial environmental disaster in U.S. history. Doesn't anyone remember the devastation?

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The interminable, withering babble from today’s Tower of Babel

When the end is messianic, imperial, “destiny” or God’s will—human fabrications made into commandments—all civilized bets are off.

Biden wielding DNC to guard against Progressive challenge

"Just 34 percent of Americans describe Biden as honest and trustworthy -- a new low for his presidency."

Pfizer’s record-shattering $100 billion in revenue denounced as ‘sickening’

"A people-funded vaccine should be cheap and freely available."

99% of US coal plants cost more to run than replace with new renewables,...

“There’s a huge opportunity here to invest in coal communities, build local economic resilience and save money in the process.”

Four dark secrets about America

What America needs is a thorough transformation and a reset of the economic and political systems, which are now on dangerous and unsustainable paths.