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Clean Up 14-Year Oil Spill or Face $40K Daily Fine, Feds Tell Taylor Energy

Clean Up 14-Year Oil Spill or Face $40K Daily Fine, Feds Tell Taylor Energy

The U.S. Coast Guard has ordered Taylor Energy Co. to clean and contain a 14-year chronic oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico or face a fine of $40,000 a day. Environmentalists had warned about the unrelenting leak for years after the Gulf Restoration Network and the watchdog group SkyTruth discovered oil slicks via satellite […]

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    Oil Spills Can Disrupt Entire Aquatic Food Web, New Study Shows

    Oil Spills Can Disrupt Entire Aquatic Food Web, New Study Shows

    From dead fish to beaches covered in sludge, the immediate damage from an oil spill is easy to see. But a new study, published this week in the journal Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology (AECT), found that the damage caused by these spills are much wider in scope and can indirectly disrupt the entire […]

    Rush Limbaugh Claims BP Oil Spill Didn’t Harm Environment

    Rush Limbaugh Claims BP Oil Spill Didn’t Harm Environment

    BP’s 2010 Deepwater Horizon explosion that claimed the lives of 11 men, killed numerous dolphins and other marine life, and released millions of barrels of oil and natural gas into the Gulf of Mexico was an environmental disaster. The catastrophe has left far-reaching impacts on the region’s economy and ecosystems that continue to this day. […]

    Waterkeeper Files Suit against Taylor Energy for Ongoing, Seven-Year Oil Spill

    Waterkeeper Files Suit against Taylor Energy for Ongoing, Seven-Year Oil Spill

    Waterkeeper Alliance Waterkeeper Alliance and several Gulf Coast Waterkeeper organizations filed suit in Federal Court Feb. 2 against Taylor Energy Company LLC under the citizen suit provisions of the Clean Water Act and Resource Conservation Recovery Act, for ongoing violations stemming from an oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico that has continued to flow […]