This week, over 800 oil spill-related experts from academia, state & federal agencies and non-governmental organizations, converge in Mobile to share their latest scientific results at the 2014 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference at Renaissance Hotel.
If you spot tarballs or oily material on the beaches, please call National Response Center at 1-800-424-8802.
The Mobile County Health Department has lifted the water quality advisory issued on September 4 for Dog
River at the Alba Club.
At the final Gulf Coast Symposium
Dear New Orleans Compilation; All proceeds this month benefit Gulf Coast Restoration. 31 tracks of collaborations, originals & covers including: Mike Mills, Steve Earle, Brandi Carlile, My Morning Jacket, the Wrens, the Flobots, Nelly McKay, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Bonerama, OK Go, Tom Morello, Wayne Kramer, Indigo Girls….
NBC 15 reports Relief Well Drilling on the ‘Well from Hell’ to be halted until storms pass: Retired Coast Guard Adm. Thad Allen says the suspension could delay completion of the relief well by two or three days. Crews will pop in a temporary plug to keep what they’ve drilled so far safe, but they [...]
TROPICAL DEPRESSION BONNIE WEAKENS, WARNINGS END, SHIPS RETURN TO OIL SPILL SITE …BONNIE HANGING IN THERE WITH 30 MPH WINDS…TROPICAL STORM WARNINGS DISCONTINUED… SUMMARY OF 1000 AM CDT…1500 UTC…INFORMATION ———————————————– LOCATION…28.0N 86.7W ABOUT 165 MI…265 KM ESE OF THE MOUTH OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER ABOUT 155 MI…250 KM SW OF APALACHICOLA FLORIDA MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…30 [...]
Tropical Depression THREE. TD 3 is now Tropical Storm Bonnie. National Hurricane Center reports: 000 WTNT63 KNHC 222222 TCUAT3 TROPICAL STORM BONNIE TROPICAL CYCLONE UPDATE…CORRECTED NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL032010 615 PM EDT THU JUL 22 2010 CORRECTED HEADER TO TROPICAL STORM BONNIE …DEPRESSION BECOMES TROPICAL STORM BONNIE… DATA FROM AN AIR FORCE [...]
Thanks to PBS and Ustream for allowing us to embed their live oilspill cams Streaming Video by Ustream.TV
US Department of Laborâ€™s OSHA assistant secretary concerned some oil spill workers not receiving proper training WASHINGTON â€“ ÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂU.S. Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health Dr. David Michaels today issued the following statement
Riki Ott PhD and Dr. Steve Picou to speak about the health and social effects of oil spills. Tues. July 6 – 7pm 5 Rivers, Alabamaâ€™s DeltaÂ Resource Center, 30945 Five Rivers Blvd., Spanish Fort, AL 36527Â (entrance is across from Meaher State Park on the Mobile Bay Causeway). The July 6th meeting of the Mobile [...]
Airship to assist in Gulf oil spill response NEW ORLEANS â€“ The Navyâ€™s “MZ-3A Airship” is currently en route to the Gulf Coast to be used in the Deepwater Horizon response, the largest oil spill response in history. The airship is more economical to operate and can stay aloft for longer periods of time than [...]
Go to MSNBC Site
Weeks Bay Closed – Baldwin County Al. source: WKRG 5 “BALDWIN COUNTY, AL – Friday morning officials closed Weeks Bay where it flows in and out of Mobile Bay. That’s according to Magnolia River Volunteer Fire Chief James Hinton. The exact reason has not been released.”
Mobile Register reports Alabama Dept. of Public Health issued Swimming advisory for Dauphin Island, starting at 6pm tonight due to projected impact of oil on the island and Mississippi Sound this weekend. Advisories still in effect for Baldwin county beaches too.
source: NOAA NOAA Opens More Than 8,000 Square Miles of Fishing Closed Area in Gulf of Mexico More than two-thirds of Gulf available for fishing June 23, 2010 Fishery closure boundary as of June 23, 2010. High resolution (Credit: NOAA) NOAA has opened more than 8,000 square miles of previously closed fishing area in the [...]
The Weather Channel did a video news piece about Orange Beach’s oil problems, the sand is literally turning orange. See the video here Today’s Top Forecasts.
NEW ORLEANS – This morning at approximately 8:45 a.m. CDT, a discharge of liquids wasÂ observed from a diverter valve on the drill ship Discoverer Enterprise,which is on station at the MC252 well-site. As a precautionary measure,the lower marine riser package (LMRP) containment cap system, attachedÂ to the Discover Enterprise, has been moved off the Deepwater Horizon’sÂ failed [...]
via CNN A federal judge in New Orleans, Louisiana, blocked the six-month federal moratorium on deepwater drilling in the Gulf. Several dozen plaintiffs filed suit against the administration claiming the moratorium would create long-term economic harm to their businesses. Obama ordered the moratorium following the explosing of the Deepwater Horizon. White House spokesman Robert Gibbs [...]
Report oiled shoreline or request volunteer information: (866) 448-5816 Submit alternative response technology, services or products: (281) 366-5511 Submit your vessel for the Vessel of Opportunity Program: (866) 279-7983 or (877) 847-7470 Submit a claim for damages: (800) 440-0858 Report oiled wildlife: (866) 557-1401 WASHINGTON– NOAA has expanded the closed fishing area in the Gulf [...]
Text GULFSOS to 25383 to give $5 to NRDCâ€™s Gulf Coast Recovery Fund
NRDC has set up a special Gulf Coast Recovery Fund that provides an easy way for you to give to local organizations working on the frontlines to help people, wildlife and fragile ecosystems recover from the Gulf oil spill, the worst
well now I don’t feel so bad about coffee clumsyness! youtube “>bp coffeespill
BALDWIN COUNTY COMMISSION BEGINS IMPLEMENTATION OF LOCAL AREA CONTIGENCY PLAN BAY MINETTE, AL, June 3, 2010 â€“ The Baldwin County Commission began implementing its local area contingency plan by providing additional booming protection to Baldwin Countyâ€™s sensitive environmental areas on Wednesday, June 2,
Michael Franti FTW!!! Michael sends greetings from Jamaica where he’s recording a sunshiney new album. We’ll play the new tune this afternoon. Then definitely see Michael play at Hangout this weekend, he is awesome! Plus all profits go to cleaning our beaches and waters! Thanks so much Michael! You Rock my Friend.
ERIN BROCKOVICH, KATHLEEN “KICK” KENNEDY AND ALLISON CHIN JOIN WITH NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL ACTIVISTS AT THE HANGOUT PRESERVATION HALL JAZZ BAND TO PERFORM AT HANGOUT AND PARTICIPATE IN FUSE TV “CONCERTS FOR THE COAST” GULF OIL SPILL DOCUMENTARY (Gulf Shores, Ala.) â€“ The Hangout Beach Music and Arts Festival has officially announced that environmental activists Erin [...]
Deepwater joint investigation board concludes 1st day of hearing – KENNER, La. – The Deepwater Horizon joint investigation board held Tuesday concluded the first day of hearings into
This weekened’s three day music event, Hangout Beach Music and Arts Festival, Gulf Shores Alabama, to donate all profits to clean up and conservation of the Gulf and Beaches. At Festival, after shows and more. 100% profits to Mobile Baykeeper.
FAIRHOPE, Ala. â€” The city of Fairhope is organizing a volunteer effort to help clean up the beaches from Marriottâ€™s Grand Hotel to just north of Sea Cliff Drive in Fairhope. Once the sheen hits the beaches all materials, including the sand, will become toxic. For this reason, it is imperative that we clean up [...]
reported from DeepwaterHorizonResponse.com In the Past 24 Hours: Briefing for Members of Congress
Tourism IndustryÂ — Gulf Shores Town Hall Meeting with Government Officials, BP regarding potential claims Wed, May 5, 10:00 am, Eric Myers Civic Center. 1-800-440-0858 to register
In addition to BP/Federal Government volunteer opportunities, individual states are also mobilizing volunteers. Alabama Alabama Coastal Foundation:Â www.joinacf.orgÂ – 251-990-6002 – Info@joinacf.org