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Oil Spill Online Resources

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Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted May 2, 2010

In effort to provide information to all Americans about oil spills and the ongoing response, here's a list of websites that might be useful:

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Straight Talk about Safety Rules

bp  deepwater horizon  gulf oil spill  mms  spill response 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted April 27, 2010

The Huffington Post published an article today that alleges Big Oil tried to stop the U.S. Minerals Management Service (MMS) from promulgating new offshore safety rules before the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig accident. 

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Spill Response Update

bp  deepwater horizon  gulf oil spill  spill response 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted April 27, 2010

To use the word "Herculean" to describe the efforts underway to respond to the Gulf oil spill would be an understatement. Here are some of the actions being conducted both on the water's surface and one mile down at the seafloor.

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Americans Offer Support to Spill Responders

bp  deepwater horizon  offshore drilling  oil spill  spill response  coast guard 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted April 26, 2010

The U.S. Coast Guard is expected to hold another news conference at 4:00 East Coast time today about the Deepwater Horizon tragedy.

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Oil Spill Response in the Gulf

bp  deepwater horizon  oil spill  rovs  spill response 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted April 26, 2010

A veritable army of people, technology and equipment has been deployed by BP to manage the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

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Search Continues for Missing Crew Members

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Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted April 23, 2010

The U.S. Coast Guard reported this morning that the search is continuing for the 11 missing crew members of the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig. The mobile offshore drilling unit (MODU) caught fire on Tuesday and sank yesterday, causing concerns about a potential oil spill. 

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