Archive for May, 2015

New England Oil Spill Affects Piscataqua River

May 27th, 2015 by Amaro Law Firm

A federal research vessel caused a New England oil spill on the Piscataqua River between Maine and New Hampshire yesterday. The New England oil spill formed a slick that covered more than 5,000 square yards of river water. Officials with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the U.S. Coast Guard have reacted swiftly and

Santa Barbara Oil Spill Spreads Along Coast

May 20th, 2015 by Amaro Law Firm

A dangerous Santa Barbara oil spill has spread an estimated 21,000 gallons of crude oil along nine miles of pristine California coastline. Officials with the U.S. Coast Guard stated that the Santa Barbara oil spill came from a leaky pipeline. The leak has since been plugged, but not before it poured oil into coastal waters

Drilling To Resume At BP Oil Spill Site

May 13th, 2015 by Amaro Law Firm

A Louisiana-based oil company recently announced plans to resume drilling at the site of the 2010 BP oil spill disaster. Federal records show that the company, LLOG Exploration Offshore LLC, will set up drilling operations to explore the same offshore oil reserves where the BP oil spill occurred five years earlier. The records also show

Scientists from government agencies, universities and research laboratories have compiled their BP oil spill research into a new database. The Data Integration, Visualization, Exploration and Research database, known as DIVER, includes data on more than 53,000 samples and 3.8 million analytical determinations. The DIVER database will enable BP oil spill research scientists to examine data