Oil Spill

If you spot tarballs or oily material on the beaches, please call National Response Center at 1-800-424-8802.

Jan 282014
 
Experts to Share Latest Research on Oil Spill After Effects at Mobile Conference this Week

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.

Apr 152011
 
Dear New Orleans Benefit Compilation - Gulf Coast Restoration

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….

Jul 242010
 
Bonnie Warnings Discontinued, Oil Clean-Up Ships Head Back Out

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 [...]

Jul 222010
 
My Bonnie Lies over the Ocean.... My Bonnie is a tropical storm

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 [...]

Jul 072010
 
US Dept of Labor's Concerns - Oil Spill Workers' Lack of Proper Training

US Department of Labor’s OSHA assistant secretary concerned some oil spill workers not receiving proper training WASHINGTON – ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­U.S. Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health Dr. David Michaels today issued the following statement

Jul 052010
 

Airship to assist in Gulf oil spill response NEW ORLEANS – The Navy’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 [...]

Jun 252010
 

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.”

Jun 242010
 

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.

Jun 232010
 

NEW ORLEANS – This morning at approximately 8:45 a.m. CDT, a discharge of liquids was 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, attached to the Discover Enterprise, has been moved off the Deepwater Horizon’s failed [...]

Jun 222010
 

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 [...]

Jun 212010
 

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 [...]

Jun 172010
 
Green Day encourages fans to help Gulf Residents

Text GULFSOS to 25383 to give $5 to NRDC’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

Jun 172010
 
Oil Spill - Claims and Escrow Fact Sheet

Important News for Mobile Citizens Affected by BP Oil Spill: Claims and Escrow Fact Sheet June 17, 2010 INDEPENDENT CLAIMS FACILITY A new, independent claims process will be created with the mandate to be fairer, faster, and more transparent in paying damage claims by individuals and businesses.

May 122010
 

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.) – The Hangout Beach Music and Arts Festival has officially announced that environmental activists Erin [...]

May 042010
 

FAIRHOPE, Ala. — The city of Fairhope is organizing a volunteer effort to help clean up the beaches from Marriott’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 [...]