PORTAGE | Save the Dunes and Enbridge Energy Partners LP partnered this week to train emergency responders in caring for wildlife in the case of an oil spill from an underground pipeline.
The U.S. Coast Guard has completed its investigation into the BP Whiting Refinery oil spill in Lake Michigan and forwarded its findings to a hearing officer in Washington, D.C.
WHITING | The BP Whiting oil spill of March 24 has been declared cleaned up.
WHITING | The release of up to 1,638 gallons of crude oil into Lake Michigan from BP's Whiting Refinery will likely not harm area wildlife -- in large part -- thanks to the long, brutal winter.
Hazmat-suited crews worked Tuesday to clean up an oil spill that spread across 5,000 square feet of Lake Michigan after a Monday afternoon discharge from the BP Whiting Refinery.Tarballs, or blobs of semi-solid oil, washed up along stretches of sandy and rocky shoreline that is owned by BP a…
WHITING | Hazmat-suited crews worked Tuesday to clean up an oil spill that spread across 5,000 square feet of Lake Michigan after a Monday afternoon discharge from the BP Whiting Refinery.
GARY | Federal, state and local officials are investigating an apparent oil leak into a major drainage ditch flowing through Calumet Township, Griffith, Highland and Munster.
This April 3 photo provided by the Shedd Aquarium shows Kenai, one of the last two sea otters rescued from the Exxon Valdez oil spill in Alaska in 1989. Shedd Aquarium officials said Wednesday that they euthanized the 23-year-old, female sea otter on Tuesday.
CHICAGO | One of the last two sea otters rescued from the Exxon Valdez oil spill off Alaska's coast in 1989 has been euthanized at Chicago's Shedd Aquarium, officials said Wednesday.
MARSHALL, Mich. | Enbridge Inc. is sticking with its previous estimate that about 843,000 gallons of oil were spilled from a pipeline in southern Michigan last year.
CHICAGO | A federal investigator says the pipe that failed and caused an oil leak outside of Chicago will be taken to a government lab for testing and inspection.
Industry watchers say the closure of the Enbridge Energy Partners pipeline in Romeoville, Ill., as a result of an oil leak last week has helped drive up pump prices in recent days.
An interactive looking at the key findings in a report issued Sept. 8, 2010 by BP about the Gulf oil spill.
BP gas station owners nationwide are divided over whether the oil giant, stained by its handling of the Gulf spill, should rebrand U.S. outlets as Amoco or another name.
The Florida coasts are experiencing the worst environmental disaster in history. While there is finger pointing going on, the question I ask is: Just how big is that fissure? How far does it extend?
NEW ORLEANS | Hundreds of thousands of gallons of oil are being allowed to spew into the fouled waters of the Gulf of Mexico while BP engineers prepare to install a new containment system they hope will catch it all in the coming days.
About 20 people met Saturday at Whihala Beach in Whiting and marched around the BP Whiting Refinery in conjunction with an international event seeking to end offshore oil drilling, said a local event organizer.
LONDON | Even as oil continues to spill into the Gulf of Mexico, BP chief executive Tony Hayward took some time off to attend one of the yacht racing world's biggest events off England's Isle of Wight.
LONDON | The chairman of BP says embattled chief executive Tony Hayward is being relieved of day-to-day responsibility for managing the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, a day after he angered U.S. lawmakers with his refusal to answer many of their questions.
HOUSTON | New numbers showing the amount of oil gushing from a well in the Gulf of Mexico may be double as much as previously thought means the crude is likely to travel farther away, threatening more birds, fish and other wildlife that call the fragile waters their home, scientists said Friday.
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