California to phase out microbeads used in soaps, toothpaste

...within 15 years and to double the energy efficiency of existing buildings.The Democratic governor also signed three oil spill protection bills, months after a pipeline leaked more than 100,000 gallons of crude on the Santa Barbara Coast. The...
Nation and World
Scientists link oil exposure to reduced survival of fish

...scientists may have found a link between the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill and a decline of herring and pink salmon populations in...In terms of impacts to shore-spawning fish, the oil spill likely had a much bigger footprint than anyone realized...
Fuel from sunken vessel removed

...Conservation will continue monitoring for environmental impacts. Coast Guard Sector Juneau dedicated $50,000 from its Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund to manage the situation and mitigate any environmental damage. "Our focus is on the safety of the...
Settlement of $211M reached in Gulf oil spill

...individuals claiming damages from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill announced a $211 million settlement Wednesday with Transocean...U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier presides over the oil spill cases.As for the other settlements, Halliburton released...
Not For Web
Environmentalists seize on latest Santa Barbara oil spill

GOLETA, Calif. - The oil spill this week on the Santa Barbara coast is just a drop in the bucket...founded, Get Oil Out, or GOO!"We made so much noise about the oil spill in our pristine Santa Barbara coast that it was called the 'environmental...
Not For Web
Oil spill calls out for a national shift

...not surprised by the catastrophic oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. During my...Senate to act. With photos of the oil spill on the front pages of newspapers...tragic if we fail to learn from the oil spill and if we refuse to adopt new energy...
My Turn: President's Oil Spill Commission prepares for final report

...established the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling Commission to investigate what caused the largest oil spill in U.S. history and develop an estimated 200 million gallon oil spill requiring the largest environmental...
Relearning oil spill lessons

...stomach. Alaskans who lived through the Exxon Valdez oil spill feel dark memories resurfacing. We talk about our sadness...unproductive beaches where it is easy to pick up. But in a big oil spill, some oil will get away - usually the vast majority will...
State, fed agencies hold oil-spill response drill

KETCHIKAN - The threat of an oil spill in Alaska waters looms constant...recently to conduct an emergency oil spill response exercise served as a testament...real-time" image of the fake oil spill. The map was powered by the so-called...
Alaska weakens oil spill prevention, response

...prevention at a time when others are seeking more protections.That change comes following BP's huge Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, which elsewhere prompted efforts to strengthen requirements offshore drilling companies do a better...


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