Oil Spill

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 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.

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 012010
 

Mobile Bay National Estuary Program is collecting contact information on anyone that may be interested in helping mitigate the impacts of the oil spill. They are not sure how or when volunteer assistance will be needed, but if you are interested, please contact them by phone (251)431-6409 or by e-mail: mbnep@mobilebaynep.com –