News tagged with oil cleanup

BP oil not degrading on Gulf floor, study says

(AP) -- Tar balls washed onto Gulf of Mexico beaches by Tropical Storm Lee earlier this month show that oil left over from last year's BP spill isn't breaking down as quickly as some scientists thought it would, university ...

dateSep 20, 2011 in Environment
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US to take more control of spill response website

(AP)— The US government is expected to take over control of the central information website on the Gulf oil spill response that has been run jointly by various agencies and BP for the 2 1/2 months since the rig explosion.

dateJul 05, 2010 in Environment
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Exxon to drain oil from failed pipeline

(AP) -- Exxon Mobil Corp. said Wednesday that it plans to use vacuum trucks to suck any remaining oil from a failed pipeline near Laurel that spilled an estimated 42,000 gallons of crude into the Yellowstone River.

dateJul 14, 2011 in Environment
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