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Oil Spill From Ship-Barge Crash Closes Houston Ship Channel

HOUSTON, Texas, March 23, 2104 (ENS) – A major oil spill Saturday has closed the Houston Ship Channel, preventing over 60 vessels ... has been deployed in containment efforts and to mitigate environme... read more

Gulf spill: Worse than Exxon Valdez?

The environmental ... harm sea turtles, which are approaching nesting season; fin whales; menhaden, a fish species harvested mostly for fish meal and fish oil; bottom-feeding oysters; and numerous spe... read more

More Than $280 Million Awarded for Restoration Projects on the Gulf Coast

Developed in consultation with state and federal resource agencies, the projects are designed to remedy harm and reduce the risk of future harm to natural resources that were affected by the 2010 Deep... read more

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ExxonMobil to pay $12 million in Montana oil spill settlement

Under the agreement unveiled Wednesday, funds from Exxon would be used to mitigate harm caused by the spill to fish, wildlife, migratory birds and aquatic habitat ... The deal struck between the Texas ... read more


Gulf Oil Spill Anniversary: Hard-Hit Beaches Mostly Oil-Free

(See "Gulf Oil Spill Surprise: Methane Almost Gone ... Likewise, no one knows whether the oil sparked any longer lasting harm to the environment—or if trace amounts still floating in the ocean are det... read more

For South Florida, will oil spill bring harm — or just hype?

Like everyone who depends on the sea for a living, Hill's family is casting a wary eye ... sums up where South Florida is: watching, waiting and worrying as the uncontained oil leak keeps growing. We ... read more

“The worst ever”: Trump administration environmental policies under attack

This includes cases where birds have been harmed from oil spills or ... and guaranteed to cause harm.” This isn’t the first time that the Trump administration has come under fire for its treatment of ... read more

Lessons from the Horizon blowout: More hype than harm

Several million barrels of oil rather being put to productive spewed into the Gulf. While we don’t yet have a full accounting of the environmental damage ... 1 percent of the number of birds killed by ... read more

Q+A: How would penalties apply to the Gulf oil spill

Migratory Bird Treaty Act - protects migratory birds and makes it illegal to harm some 836 ... Department’s environmental crimes section. The closest comparison available is the Exxon Valdez spill in ... read more

Keystone XL to Take Heavy Toll on Endangered Species, Report Finds

There’s no shortage of environmental concerns associated with the proposed Keystone XL pipeline. From projected annual spills of 34,000 gallons of oil ... these birds remain outside of captivity, and ... read more

Eight years after Deepwater Horizon oil spill, conservation along the Gulf of Mexico advances at an historic scale

“The Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund has enabled NFWF and our conservation partners to move quickly following the disastrous 2010 oil spill ... said Texas Governor Greg Abbott Not only have we been ab... read more



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