Spill & Safety News

Roll With It

In these socially connected times, whatever we do is instantly available to the world via the Internet, as many people discover to their eternal ch...

We Are the Oil Spill

In recent times, whenever a catastrophic event, whether natural or human-created, makes headlines, social media rapidly makes memes that say someth...

A Farmer's Frenzy of Spills

Weather folklore from the Farmers' Almanac says, "If March comes in like a lion, it will go out like a lamb." This colorful analogy seems appropria...

Oil Spills: A Daily Reality Show

These days, reality shows (and stars) blanket the Internet, magazines, and our daily lives, whether we want to hear about them or not. And they're ...

Block That Spill!

In football, cheerleaders sometimes chant, "Block that kick!" Other sports use similar lingo to keep the spectators enthused and the team amped up ...

Safe Waters: Teaching Kids About Oil Spills

Teaching the next generation about oil spills and safety isn't for the faint of heart. Children's attention spans are generally focused on right no...

Sock It To Me

Back in the '60s, socks were quite popular. There were Friday night sock hops, where hip teenagers would kick off their shoes and dance in the gym ...

Oil Crisis! Our Wildlife At Risk

Sometimes, oil and animals mix. Consider how ducks produce an oily substance from their preen glands to create a waterproof barrier that protects t...

POTUS for WOTUS

Last February, President Trump issued an executive order directing the Environmental Protection Agency and the Army for Civil Works to review the C...

Harbor Lights on Clean Water

When Boz Scaggs penned the tune Harbor Lights, he probably didn't have spill containment for the marine environment in mind. But you can use the so...

Filling Up and Spilling Over

Years ago, singer Cris Williamson penned the lyrics, "Filling up and spilling over / It's an endless waterfall." She wasn't describing winter storm...

Like A Well-Oiled Machine

Business owners may want their companies to run "like a well_oiled machine," but when the oil spills into places it's not wanted, that's a crisis. ...