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  • State, feds won`t pursue $92M more in `89 Exxon Valdez spill

    The state and federal governments have decided not to pursue $92 million in additional damages from Exxon Mobil Corp., citing the recovery of ducks and sea otters in Alaska's Prince William Sound following a devastating oil spill more than two decades ago. In a court filing made on Wednesday, government attorneys said patches of lingering oil that ...


    By Associated Press

  • Hong Kong Spill Response Company Ltd (HKSR) establishes partnership with Aqua-Guard

    Hong Kong Spill Response Company Ltd (HKSR) has established a partnership with Aqua-Guard Spill Response Inc. on June 28th, 2012. Since then, HKSR has been successfully promoting Aqua-Guard products and services in the Chinese marketplace. HKSR Technology has recently won a tender issued by the Hainan Maritime Safety Administration (MSA) for the supply of large scale Aqua-Guard Oil Skimming ...

  • Ocean Conservancy Response to Secretary Mabus’s Long Term Recovery Plan for America’s Gulf Coast

    WASHINGTON - Today, Vikki Spruill, President and CEO of Ocean Conservancy, issued the following statement in response to Secretary Mabus’s Long Term Recovery Plan for America’s Gulf Coast: “We face a defining moment in the Gulf of Mexico and for our ocean. The BP oil disaster is the latest blow to a Gulf ecosystem that has been in decline for decades. We must seize this moment ...


    By Ocean Conservancy

  • EPA News Advisory: ASIG Sand Island Fuel Spill Response Update 2/6/15

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) continue response operations to recover spilled jet fuel at the Airport Service Group International (ASIG) facility on Sand Island Access Road in Honolulu. EPA is leading the response effort and working with DOH’s Hazard Evaluation and Emergency Response branch and ASIG. NEW- Please visit EPA’s ...

  • Wescorp (OTCBB: WSCE) Preps H20maxx Remediation Technology for Deployment in Gulf Spill Clean Up

    August 12, 2010 (Investorideas.com water stocks newswire) Investorideas.com and its green and water investor portals release commentary on Wescorp Energy Inc. (OTCBB: WSCE), a clean water solutions company, by Lisa Springer, CFA, Equity research analyst and financial writer.  Wescorp Preps H20maxx Remediation Technology For Deployment in Gulf Spill ...


  • Abanaki Publishes Expanded Oil Skimming Solutions Sourcebook

    Second Edition Covers 40 Real-World Oil Skimming Applications.  CLEVELAND -Abanaki Corporation, the world leader in oil skimming and coolant maintenance products, announced the second-edition of its Solutions Sourcebook for oil skimming applications. The newly expanded 43-page handbook offers application notes and photos of 40 real-world implementations of oil skimming. Abanaki’s ...


    By Abanaki Corporation

  • Shell swims against oil price tide – Arctic drilling set to commence despite low oil prices

    It’s a gamble – some would say a giant gamble. Before even one litre of oil has been found, the Anglo-Dutch Shell group is believed to have spent more than US$7 billion – just making preparations for its latest Arctic venture. Shell is betting on finding the oil industry’s Holy Grail: according to 2008 estimates by the US Geological Survey, the Arctic contains more than ...


    By Climate News Network

  • MOP Environmental Solutions: MOP Can Protect the Most Fragile Areas in Gulf Spill

    MOP® 201 Absorbing Product “Ready to Go” to Protect Shoreline Bath, NH. New Hampshire–based MOP Environmental Solutions says it has the product to protect the most fragile areas along the Gulf Coast and it is just waiting to get a go ahead to ship the product and all deployment equipment. “This problem has become enormous and no one solution is going to take care of everything but we have to ...


  • OriginClear and E3 Team Up to Offer Disaster Water Recovery to SERVPRO Franchisees Nationwide

    OriginClear Inc. (OTC/QB: OOIL), developer of breakthrough water cleanup technology, and OriginClear licensee ...


    By OriginClear Inc.

  • EPA News Advisory: ASIG Sand Island Hawaii Fuel Spill Response Update 2/2/15

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) continue response operations to recover spilled jet fuel at the Airport Service Group International (ASIG) facility on Sand Island Access Road in Honolulu. EPA is leading the response effort and working with DOH’s Hazard Evaluation and Emergency Response branch and ASIG Status of Response - ...

  • Five lessons from the BP oil disaster

    It"s very easy to pile onto BP right now. The "accident," which may be due more to negligence, is bad enough. The company lost 11 employees - after losing 15 in a high-profile explosion at a refinery 5 years ago. The damage to the Gulf, its species, and the people who depend on it is almost incalculable. But surprisingly, it"s even easier to criticize BP"s behavior since the explosion - the ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • North Dakota pipeline breaks, spews 20,600 barrels of oil

    More than 20,000 barrels of crude oil have spewed out of a Tesoro Corp. oil pipeline in a wheat field in northwestern North Dakota, the state Health Department said Thursday. State environmental geologist Kris Roberts said the 20,600-barrel spill, among the largest recorded in the state, was discovered on Sept. 29 by a farmer harvesting wheat about ...


    By Associated Press

  • MOP Environmental Files New Patent - Cleans Oil Saturated Land in Minutes

    MOP Environmental Solutions, Inc. (MOPN-pk) CEO, Charles Diamond announces filing of a Provisional Patent on a New Technology for Ultra-Fast, Low-Cost, On-Site, Remediation of even the most recalcitrant of Oil Spills on Land.“Called “MOP® RESCUE™ (Maximum Oil Pickup – Rapid Environmental Spill, Clean Up & Elimination)”… we now accomplish in minutes what otherwise took years. I believe this ...


  • EVTN Receives Purchase Order from Sublimax to Clean Reclaimed Oil

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - Enviro Voraxial Technology, Inc. (OTCBB: EVTN) today announced that it has received a purchase order from Sublimax Canada Inc., a clean-tech company based in Toronto, Canada, to process and clean reclaimed oil from commercial and industrial use.   EVTN's Voraxial® 1000 Separator will be used to efficiently separate and process the water and particulates ...

  • Jury at Wendy Schmidt oil cleanup X challenge nominates winner

    Close to 400 companies entered the Wendy Schmidt Oil Cleanup X CHALLENGE, and from these entries the judging panel selected Lamor as one of the top ten finalists.  On October 11, the results of the rigorous testing procedures at Ohmsett were publicized and award ceremonies took place in New York.  Lamor placed sixth when overall data was compiled, Team Elastec won the grand purse of ...


    By Lamor Corporation Ab

  • Apex Oil Company ordered to perform US$150m cleanup

    Apex Oil Company Inc. has been ordered to remediate extensive soil and groundwater contamination from its former refinery operations in Hartford, Ill., the Justice Department and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced. In a decision issued on July 28, 2008, Chief Judge David R. Herndon of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois ordered Apex Oil Company Inc. to clean ...


    By US Department of Justice

  • National Wildlife Federation Report: Gulf Wildlife Three Years into the Oil Disaster

    As the three-year mark of the Gulf oil disaster approaches, a new National Wildlife Federation report gives a snapshot view of six important species in the Gulf of Mexico and makes recommendations as to how we can restore their habitats and the Gulf as a whole. “Three years after the initial explosion, the impacts of the disaster continue to unfold,” said Doug Inkley, senior scientist for the ...


  • Oil Disaster: BP orders 25 BeachTech™ beach cleaning machines

    After a series of successful tests and proof-of-capability demonstrations on Gulf coast beaches, BP purchased 25 BeachTech™ beach cleaning machines. BP, the City of Gulf Shores, and BeachTech conducted multiple tests and evaluations over a two week period in adapting beach cleaning machines to the challenge of removing oil from beach sand. The extensive testing ...

  • MOP Environmental Solutions Obtains Vendor Status From Major Oil Company

    BATH, NH -- (Marketwire) -- 08/12/10 -- MOP Environmental Solutions, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: MOPN) is pleased to announce that on August 9, 2010, one of the world's largest oil companies, whose name we are unable to disclose without violation of their press release disclosure terms, has accepted MOP Environmental Solutions, as a vendor, with issuance of vendor number, internal contact hot line, and ...


  • EVTN Receives Multi-Unit Voraxial® Order from Major Oil Company

    Enviro Voraxial Technology, Inc. (OTCBB: EVTN) announced today that it has received a multi-unit purchase order to install four (4) Voraxial® 2000 Separators at the oil production facilities of one of the world's largest oil and gas production and exploration companies.  The Voraxial® Separators, which were recently shipped, will be installed for bulk oil/water/solid ...

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