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  • DESMI Adds Accredited Oil Spill Response Training

    Leading oil recovery solution manufacturer DESMI has obtained Nautical Institute accreditation for its IMO Oil Pollution Preparedness and Response (OPRC) training courses, becoming a one-stop shop for its customers around the world. In many spheres of education, it’s enough for course instructors to have a theoretical understanding of the field. In oil spill response, however, DESMI ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • Most of San Francisco Bay Oil Spill Not Recoverable

    The latest overflight of San Francisco Bay and the nearby coastline shows very little recoverable oil offshore and inshore from last Wednesday's spill of 58,000 gallons of bunker fuel, the U.S. Coast Guard said today. To date, seven miles of containment boom has been deployed to confine and collect oil in the water and six vessels are skimming and collecting oil. The ...

  • RAE Systems Posts Educational Resource for Gulf of Mexico Spill Recovery Workers

    Website Provides Information and Phone Numbers to Protect People, Wildlife and Property. SAN JOSE, CA - RAE Systems Inc. (NYSE Amex: RAE), a leader in delivering innovative sensor solutions to serve industrial, energy, environmental, and government safety markets worldwide, announced the launch of new web content  to assist the more than 20,000 people deployed in various aspects of the Gulf ...


    By RAE Systems, Inc.

  • EVTN Showcases Submersible Voraxial® at International Oil Spill Conference

    Enviro Voraxial Technology, Inc. (OTCBB: EVTN) announced today that the Company will demonstrate its new Submersible Voraxial Separator (booth #256) at the upcoming International Oil Spill Conference (IOSC2011) from 23-26 May 2011 in Portland, Oregon.  During the four day event, the US Coast Guard will present a technical paper titled ...

  • Crews clean up oil spill in Texas shipping channel

    Cannon booms reverberate across the Houston Ship Channel, a scare-tactic to keep birds away from oil-slicked beaches. On a mainland shore near a line of refineries, crews scour the sand for quarter-sized tar balls that have washed ashore. Far on the horizon a few ships floated outside the channel, among the dozens of vessels waiting for the U.S. Coast Guard to reopen one of the nation's busiest ...


    By Associated Press

  • NY Oil Spill Cleanup Keeps Home And Family Safe

    The disaster recovery experts at Total Environmental Restoration Services (TERS) brought immediate peace of mind to a Westchester County, NY family that suddenly found themselves in the midst of an environmental emergency. A routine oil delivery turned into a dangerous biohazard situation when 100 gallons of oil were ...

  • Lamor Bolsters Oil Recovery Capacity at USAF Air Base in Okinawa

    United States Air Force Kadena Air Base in Okinawa, Japan, is the second largest air base in the world.  It is the hub of airpower in the Pacific and home to the Air Force’s largest combat wing, the 18th Wing, and a variety of associate units. Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) is the Department of Defense’s largest logistics combat support agency, providing worldwide logistics ...


    By Lamor Corporation Ab

  • Lamor and Arctia Present Ice Management & Oil Recovery Project Results

    A recent seminar was held at Lamor headquarters in Porvoo, Finland, where the results of the Ice Management & Oil Recovery (IMOR) project were presented and reviewed.  The IMOR project is a joint study developed by icebreaking service provider Arctia and Lamor examining the relationship between a vessels propulsion and oil recovery ...


    By Lamor Corporation Ab

  • Cleanup Continuing at Location of Crude Oil Spill by ExxonMobil Pipeline Company

    Cleanup operations were continuing at the site of a spill of crude oil on remote rural property near Torbert LA, ExxonMobil Pipeline Company said today. The oil from the North Line crude pipeline was contained in the immediate area and recovery efforts began on Sunday. Crews used vacuum trucks to recover the oil. Additional resources will be available on Monday ...


    By ExxonMobil

  • Use of cameras covered in proposed ASTM oil spill response standard

    Vessel-mounted cameras can be effectively and economically used by ship crews investigating and responding to an oil spill. ASTM International Committee F20 on Hazardous Substances and Oil Spill Response is currently developing a proposed new standard on use of cameras in this realm. WK24607, Specification for the Design and Use of Vessel-Mounted Camera Systems for Oil Spill Response, is under ...


    By ASTM International

  • CSR and Haiti recovery

    What is it about Haiti that keeps philanthropists and investors alike coming back? One year after the devastating earthquake, Haiti still captivates the interest of many in the United States.  Outside of Hurricane Katrina, this is rare for disasters. An Unconventional Disaster Response The typical disaster giving cycle lasts a few months, if that long. The window of time is even ...


    By 3BL Media

  • NIH-funded research network to explore oil spill health effects

    An NIH-funded network of researchers will evaluate potential harmful effects of the Deepwater Horizon disaster on reproduction and birth outcomes, the cardiorespiratory system, and behavior and mental health. The network of community and university partnerships, under the leadership of NIH's National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), will conduct research to evaluate the level ...

  • Cargo Ship Hits Bridge, Spills Oil into San Francisco Bay

    In the largest oil spill in San Francisco Bay in at least a decade, a container ship navigating outbound through heavy fog hit a span of the San Francisco Bay Bridge Wednesday morning. The collision damaged the 900-foot container carrier Cosco Busan, allowing 58,000 gallons of bunker fuel to spill into the bay. CALTRANS has confirmed there is no structural damage to the bridge. ...

  • EVTN Presents Oil Spill Technology on CNBC; Announces BP Review of Its Voraxial® Oil/Water Separator

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., June 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Enviro Voraxial Technology, Inc. was featured on the CNBC Television Show "Power Lunch," June 7, 2010 with Tyler Mathison, Michelle Cabrera and Sue Herera.  The show presented EVTN as an example of private sector American entrepreneurial spirit, developing effective solutions to control and clean major oil spills.   The EVTN ...

  • President Obama`s oval office address on the gulf oil spill

    The following is the text of U.S. President Barack Obama"s address to the American people on June 15, 2010. Good evening. As we speak, our nation faces a multitude of challenges. At home, our top priority is to recover and rebuild from a recession that has touched the lives of nearly every American. Abroad, our brave men and women in uniform are taking the fight to al-Qaida wherever it exists. ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • EPA update on yellowstone river oil spill (Silvertip Pipeline), Week 1

    On July 6th EPA issued ExxonMobil an administrative order instructing them to provide information on the circumstances of the spill, conduct appropriate recovery and remediation actions, and perform ongoing environmental sampling. The order also requires ExxonMobil to provide a work plan which is currently being reviewed by the state of Montana, EPA, and other agency partners. Once approved, the ...

  • VeruTEK® Extends Relationship with RME Environmental to Include Enhanced Oil Recovery Products

    Environmental remediation and oilfield chemistry company, VeruTEK® Technologies, Inc. (VTKT), announced today that RME Environmental, a Texas-based technology implementation and consulting firm, has become a certified reseller of VeruTEK’s ...


    By VeruTEK Technologies, Inc.

  • Rutter Partners on US$2.0 Million Order for Integrated Oil Spill Solution Technology

    ST. JOHN'S, Canada - Canadian based Rutter Technologies, a division of Rutter Inc. (TSX:RUT), and its Norwegian partner, Aptomar AS, are announcing orders for six Integrated Oil Spill Response and Management Systems. This comes on the heels of the recent certification of the technology by the Norwegian Clean Seas Association (NOFO) following the conclusion of trials in June. ...


    By Rutter Inc.

  • EPA, Spectra Energy to conduct oil spill drill in Casper, Wyoming on May 14

    The U. S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Spectra Energy, and more than two dozen federal, state, county, city and private organizations will participate in an emergency response exercise at locations along Casper Creek and the North Platte River in Casper, Wyoming, on Wednesday, May 14. The full-scale exercise is being conducted by EPA’s National Preparedness for Response Exercise ...

  • WEFTEC special sessions to address national environmental priorities and the 2010 gulf oil spill

    The Water Environment Federation (WEF) will feature two special sessions on hot topic water quality issues during WEFTEC® 2010 next month in New Orleans, La. New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu and U.S. EPA Deputy Administrator Robert Perciasepe have been invited and are expected as featured speakers. The first session, “National Environmental Priorities” is scheduled for Monday, ...

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