Firefighters in Delray, Florida, recently responded to a residence where a hazardous pool cleaning chemical was spilled, according to the Orlando Sentinel.
Spill & Safety News
A month-long attempt to restore erosion damage done to Folly Beach by Hurricane Irene has been thwarted by another bout of tempestuous weather.
As a result of the federal government probe into the Deepwater Horizon rig explosion, regulators recently cited BP, Transocean and Halliburton for a number of alleged safety and environmental violations that stemmed from the blast last year.
A fuel tanker that crashed on the night of October 10 resulted in the spill of more than 4,500 galls of gasoline and diesel fuel, according to Columbus, Ohio officials.
Erosion is reportedly taking a toll on the beach at Carlin Park in Jupiter, Florida, with lifeguards and local residents feeling the effects particularly following a recent batch of storms.
California Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill on October 8 that will expand funding for spill protection programs that are meant to protect the state’s coastlines from being damaged by oil spills.
Residents of an Alaskan village heavily affected by erosion have been making progress in relocating to another site which exists 9 miles away.
The fallout from last year’s BP PLC oil spill continues to have an impact on the affected areas, as Louisiana may now be forced to delay the start of its oyster season on most public grounds while scientists continue to monitor the sites for damage.
More than one year after 800,000 gallons of oil spilled into Michigan’s Talmadge Creek and the Kalamazoo River, the Environmental Protection Agency says that more work needs to be conducted to clean the site.
A Tennessee resident recently expressed concern that the heavy rainfall the area has experienced recently will cause erosion problems.