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The fact that I find very interesting about the federal government wanting to financially support the pipeline is that nobody I have come across has commented on the same government's commitment to spend $1.5 billion on “a world-class spill response program.” A world-class spill response would recover ...
It is laudable that Guyana is conducting oil spill training and has a National Oil Spill Contingency Plan Committee working on drafting and implementing an oil spill plan. However, there is no mention of the oil companies' role in the oil spill response plan! This is surprising since I would expect that the major ...

By Prince Okafor. Stakeholders will next month meet to exchange ideas with the National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency, NOSDRA, on the sensitization of oil spill incidents, response and management in oil producing areas in the Niger Delta. NOSDRA will use the summit to step up public ...
A $9 million oil spill cleanup is winding down on the southern end of Shuyak Island in an area that's critical habitat for marine mammals like sea otters and Steller sea lions. Listen now. The spill happened in late February, when a dock at Port William collapsed, causing a building and a container filled with ...
The Straits State Harbor Fishing Pier in Mackinaw City is the first stop for the daily wildlife land surveys, where wildlife specialist John Hummel (left) and Gaylord District Supervisor Tony Aderman ... You must be an online subscriber to view this story. If you are able to login but not view the story, your ...
Drones have been developed to provide surveillance of oil pollution and to transfer an ignition substance to burn it off. DESMI is testing a drone that can do both. It could have a camera for remote imagery of an oil slick or carry an ignition source, said sales manager Mehdi Banisi. Oil can be burnt as a ...

Every year Alyeska Pipeline Service Company trains more than 2,000 fishermen from Valdez to Kodiak how to respond to an oil spill in Prince William Sound and surrounding areas. Homer residents can see a mock response every spring off shore in Kachemak Bay. The Prince William Sound Regional ...
After her talk, Kinner, set aside her signature red hat and sat down with Eos for a wide-ranging interview. (Her responses below have been edited for length and clarity.) She discussed with us the current level of oil spill risk—from Russian activities and otherwise, the response options that companies and ...
Wildlife response teams have recovered and are rehabilitating one Drake Mallard duck and two ducklings. The Unified Command consists of the U.S. Coast Guard, Louisiana Oil Spill Coordinators Office, Gallagher Marine Systems, and Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality. At present, the Unified ...
KODIAK, Alaska (KTUU) – Oil spill clean-up efforts in Port William, in Shuyak strait, ended Friday, according to an announcement from the U.S. Coast Guard. Over the course of the oil spill response, workers collected a total of 1,878 bags of oily waste. It all started seven weeks ago when the U.S. Coast ...
Not only are the types of animals found in the Bering Sea changing, but so is the vessel traffic; as the other presenter Sadie Wright, the lead for Oil Spill Response for Marine Mammals under NMFS, mentioned Thursday night. She says in 2012, her office saw few written protocols for oil spill response in the ...
OKLAHOMA CITY -. Crews continue to remove oil from a Northwest Oklahoma City pond following a pipeline leak. The EPA says crews will most likely continue emergency response throughout today - as they finish draining the oil from the pond. Since Sunday morning, neighbors in Savannah Estates have ...
"Such critical training is important for senior government officials and non-government organisations and it is you who will be responsible for implementing the National Plan for oil spill responses in Fiji waters," Mr Naisava said. "With the continuous increase in global trade and international shipping, it is ...
A major oil spill in these waters would be a catastrophe for which we must be prepared, and put sincere effort into preventing. ... The state is fairly ready for a traditional oil spill; we have containment equipment staged and ready to go in strategic locations, a clear response plan for each jurisdiction and ...
UK-based Oil Spill Response (OSRL) has signed a letter of cooperation with France's Centre for Documentation, Research and Experimentation on Accidental Water Pollution (Cedre) to strengthen operational level collaboration, and to increase personnel and knowledge sharing across a range of areas ...
B.C. Premier John Horgan isn't backing down after B.C. proposed to restrict any increase in diluted bitumen shipments while it conducts more spill response studies, despite a growing trade dispute with Alberta and the threat of lawsuits. His government maintains that more consultation and study is needed ...
Port Clyde — A Port Clyde family is frustrated by the response to an oil spill that occurred more than seven weeks ago, when a fuel delivery truck overturned in their driveway, spilling an estimated 1,700 gallons of oil. "I'm at my boiling point," Chris Anderson said. "When you think of the DEP, you think they ...

Environmental activists are calling for a more robust response, while state officials assure the incident is being treated seriously. Naugatuck River Revival Group founder Kevin Zak is questioning the information given to firefighters who responded to the first alarm. Somers staff initially estimated about 100 ...
“This is charting new ground, unfortunately,” says Rick Steiner, a former University of Alaska professor in Anchorage who has studied the environmental impacts of oil spills and consulted with governments worldwide on spill response. “This is probably one of the most unique spills ever.” The infamous spills ...
The Trump Administration is proposing to ease regulations that were adopted to make offshore oil and gas drilling operations safer after the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster. This event was the worst oil spill in U.S. history. Eleven workers died in the explosion and sinking of the oil rig, and more than 4 ...
On 8 January 2018 a draft version of the new UK National Standard for Marine Oil Spill Response Providers was published for consultation. The consultation will run for two months from 8 January 2018 to 9 March 2018. The Merchant Shipping (Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response and Cooperation ...
Meanwhile, the town of Malta has been inundated with telephone calls from frustrated residents. In response to residents, the Town Board cited Solomon Organization. It expects the Summit, N.J.-based management company to restore all water to all homes by Monday, Jan. 22. "Residents have raised a lot ...
Members are informed that there are new oil spill response requirements in Honduras. These will come into force on 1 January 2018 and will apply to both tank and non-tank vessels. The Honduras Maritime Authority has advised that according to Act DGMM-022-2015 all vessels must nominate an oil spill ...
The nation's main oil-spill response fund will lose its biggest financial support at the end of the month, according to federal officials and watchdog groups. ... Created by Congress in 1986, the fund assumed greater authority after the Exxon Valdez oil spill and the subsequent Oil Pollution Act of 1990. That act ...
The Coast Guard and other responders are containing an oil spill on the Big Sandy River after the towboat Gate City sank at its mooring near Butler, W. Va., ... The Marine Safety Unit pollution response team based at Huntington arrived on scene and worked with Weavertown Environmental Group to deploy ...
The Merchant Shipping (Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response and Cooperation Convention) Regulations 1998 (SI 1988/1056) (as amended) state that UK ports, harbours and oil-handling facilities must submit for approval, oil spill contingency plans ('OSCP') to the Maritime and Coastguard Agency ...
Through its Oil Spill Response Science (OSRS) program, the federal government provided $991,500 to C-CORE, a St. John's-based research and development company, to increase the efficiency of existing mechanical oil recovery systems for heavy oil products in harsh, cold environments.
Also operating from the property is an oil spill response agency known as Marine Spill Response Corporation, which legally must be funded by ...
For years, Heiltsuk has warned against the threat of oil spills, but even so, the Nathan E. Stewart oil spill was a devastating wake-up call for us.
TransCanada is dealing with an oil spill on one pipeline, and its planned ... South Dakota, and that it had shut down the pipeline in response.
Coast Guard responds to oil spill in Plaquemines marsh ... an oil spill response organization, is on the scene in response to the incident.
Residents got a glimpse yesterday of what a proposed marine oil spill response base in Nanaimo might look like. Western Canada Marine ...
Days after a huge oil spill, Keystone XL gets final approval to build through ... taken earlier today by aerial patrol as part of our initial response.
TransCanada sends more crews to site of 210,000-gallon oil spill at ... morning and activated emergency response procedures after a drop in ...
The regional conference is the largest event for oil spill preparedness, response and cooperation activities in west, central and southern Africa.
The regional conference is the largest event for oil spill preparedness, response and cooperation activities in west, central and southern Africa.
TransCanada Corp shut part of its Keystone oil pipeline system after a 5,000-barrel leak in South Dakota, the company said on Thursday, four ...
Gibraltar Port Authority Deals With Small Oil Spill ... report from C Rock, the GPA immediately launched its oil spill response emergency plan.
Settlement Agreement Reached in Cannery Creek Hatchery Oil Spill ... oil and hazardous substance release prevention and response, and ...
Source of Bubbly Creek Oil Spill Likely to Remain a Mystery ... “The spill was reported to EPA through the National Response Center a few ...
Tideman Boats are developing a dedicated HDPE oil spill response craft (OSRC) in partnership with Hebo Maritime Services. Renowned for ...
Oil spill victims under the aegis of Oil Spill Victims Vanguard (OSPIVV) ... of Representatives and the National Oil Spill Detection and Response ...
This has been quoted as the reason for the delay in the deployment of oil spill response equipment to full capacity by Kamarajar Port and the ...
WILTON — A recent oil spill on Ridgefield Road has prompted the Wilton Health Department to launch a study of heating oil usage around ...
VICTORIA, B.C.: NOV. 3, 2017 -- The group responsible for dealing with oil spills around lower Vancouver Island, the Georgia Strait and ...
10th anniversary of Cosco Busan oil spill 'a cautionary tale' ... in regional spill response, according to the California Department of Fish and ...
We're on a rotation of different simulations,” said Julie Hutchenson, section chief for the DEP's Marine Oil Spill Prevention and Response ...
NEW ORLEANS – An oil spill in the Gulf, first reported by the Coast Guard ... Enforcement are coordinating the response to the spill with LLOG, ...
The Cook Inlet Response Tool is designed to help oil spill responders understand important environmental factors and resources in the area ...
Shepard Point, a deep-water access site near Cordova. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has approved construction of oil spill response ...


 

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