Gulf of mexico oil spill observed from the international space station shot by an astronaut looking westward from the international space station from a location over the eastern gulf of mexico, this may 4, 2010, photograph shows the deepwater horizon oil slick brushing the chandeleur islands. The gulf oil spill is recognized as the worst oil spill in us history within days of the april 20, 2010 explosion and sinking of the deepwater horizon oil rig in the gulf of mexico that killed 11 people, underwater cameras revealed the bp pipe was leaking oil and gas on the ocean floor about 42. The irs has opened a special telephone line for taxpayers affected by the gulf oil spill those with questions about the bp payments or who are experiencing filing or payment hardships because of the oil spill should contact the irs at 866-562-5227 the special services phone line will operate.
Gulf oil spill could impact minnesota loons could minnesota's state bird, the common loon, become a victim of the bp oil spill in the gulf of mexico more than 1,200 miles away a state department of natural resources expert says it is a real possibility. The gulf study (gulf long-term follow-up study) is a health study for individuals who helped with the oil spill cleanup, took training, signed up to work, or were sent to the gulf to help in some way after the deepwater horizon disaster. The deepwater horizon oil spill (also referred to as the bp oil spill/leak, the bp oil disaster, the gulf of mexico oil spill, and the macondo blowout) is an industrial disaster that began on 20 april 2010, in the gulf of mexico on the bp-operated macondo prospect, considered to be the largest marine oil spill in the history of the petroleum.
Gulf spill is on facebook join facebook to connect with gulf spill and others you may know facebook gives people the power to share and makes the world. Get the latest news and updates on the gulf of mexico bp deepwater horizon oil rig explosion, fire, oil spill and cleanup find pictures and videos and comment on the news at nolacom. The gulf war oil spill: a man-made disaster starting in january of 1991, large quantities of oil began to spill into the persian gulf early reports from iraqi forces claimed that the spill had been caused by the united states sinking of two oil tankers. Statement of ken salazar secretary of the interior before the senate committee on energy and natural resources regarding offshore oil and gas development. The region-wide restoration area is made up of trustees from each gulf state and all the federal trustees the region-wide restoration area will be responsible for planning and implementing restoration activities for resources that range throughout the gulf.
Get the latest news and updates on the gulf of mexico bp deepwater horizon oil rig explosion, fire, oil spill and cleanup find pictures and videos and comment on the news at alcom. Om bp's out-of-control gulf of mexico oil spill could threaten the mississippi and alabama coasts this week, us forecasters said on monday, as public anger surged over the country's worst. On april 20, 2010, a bp drill site explosion created, the largest oil spill in us history the impact affected human life, wildlife and the economy. When the gulf of mexico oil spill began in 2010, the fda, the national oceanic and atmospheric administration's (noaa) national marine fisheries service, the environmental protection agency (epa. Federal government lawyers say a 14-year-old leak is releasing much more oil each day into the gulf of mexico than officials previously claimed, and it may be getting worse a friday court filing in a case involving taylor energy co says 10,000 to 30,000 gallons (37,000 to 113,000 liters) daily is.
Vims researchers answer some frequently asked questions concerning the gulf oil spill. Scholastic news online is tracking the oil spill in the gulf of mexico this is a collection of news stories, video, and other resources that will grow as the events of this environmental disaster unfold. Editor's note: this is the first of four stories marking the fifth anniversary of the deepwater horizon oil spill in the gulf of mexico five years after the worst oil spill in us history, early. Oil spill | gulf of mexico | april 2010 what happened on april 20, 2010, an explosion occurred on the deepwater horizon drilling platform in the gulf of mexicothe explosion, which killed 11 men, caused the rig to sink and started a catastrophic oil leak from the well.
Oil spill disaster reduced biodiversity in sites closest to spill, report finds, as white house rolls back conservation measures. Storms in the gulf dispersed much of the oil from the surface, so the giant slick can no longer be seen the spill came during a public comment period on the obama administration's plan to add 10 new offshore leases in the gulf of mexico. In depth gulf coast oil disaster complete coverage of the massive oil spill on the us gulf coast.
About us the clean gulf conference & exhibition is the premier event for industry and government to come together and discuss planning and preparedness issues for oil and hazardous materials spills. Black tide: the devastating impact of the gulf oil spill [antonia juhasz] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers a searing look at the human face of bp's disaster in the gulf it is the largest oil disaster in american history. During the deepwater horizon oil spill, significant air quality issues were found on the gulf coast, which is the downwind of dwh oil spill air quality monitoring data showed that criteria pollutants had exceeded the health-based standard in the coastal regions.