Posts Tagged “degreasers”

Researchers debate dispersant oil spill remedy

Oil industry maintains that dispersants should be part of routine response to deep-water blowouts. No aspect of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico was more controversial than the decision to pump massive doses of chemical dispersant into the oil gushing from 1,500 metres down (see ‘Deep cleaning’). Advocates said that […]

BP oil spill health settlement details are still a mystery

Originally published on NoLA.com In the BP oil spill case, the health settlement negotiated last weekend between BP and attorneys for private plaintiffs in the oil spill litigation makes tens of thousands of new people eligible for care and compensation from the disaster, and it could make a meaningful difference in the delivery of mental and physical health care […]

Texas Gulf alert to stay away, 4.2 million poisoned dead fish, mild relief

Originally published at Examiner.com Deborah Dupre, Human Rights Examiner Neurotoxic shellfish poisoning (NSP) threatening human health along Texas Gulf Coast prompted Texas Department of Health to issue a warning to stay away from the Gulf area from Brownsville through Galveston where 4.2 million have been killed in the ongoing great Gulf die-off and to not eat […]