Category Archives: Oil Spills

Government Panel concludes that the Deepwater Horizon blowout was avoidable…anybody surprised?

This article was printed today in the NYTimes. A panel put together by President Obama concluded that both the companies and the government officials who are charged to regulate and oversee these companies failed to take the necessary steps to … Continue reading

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Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill slide show

Sorry I didn’t post this before (Thanks to Noah S. for reminding me!!!)

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More pics for your glog

These pictures are from my visit to the National Response Corporation yard in Alameda.

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Crude Awakening

If you’re interested, you can watch Crude Awakening online for free! Just click on the picture.  Hope you found the information in the film interesting even though it paints a dire picture.

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Information for Oil Spill glog

Oil spill information links for Glog research General Oil Spills Exploring Earth: Oil Spill– interactive website, info about oil spills and how they spread NOAA: What’s the Story on Oil Spills?-info about how oil spills happen, cleanup methods, who’s responsible, … Continue reading

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Homework for the Week of Dec. 6

1)  CLEAN OUT YOUR BINDER!  We’re starting a project in class and I want your binders cleared out.  I will check them! HOW TO CLEAN OUT YOUR SCIENCE BINDER First, start by organizing it.  All loose papers should be put … Continue reading

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Ooo…color pictures from your readings….

By popular request…. just click on the thumbnail for a bigger picture or click on the links: Reading: Petroleum Reading: Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill 2010 Link to the NYTimes:  Interactive Map of Oil Spill-Oil Spill tracking More images from … Continue reading

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