Big decisions ahead for BP money

The Deepwater Horizon oil spill seems like a lifetime ago. Most of us were not so closely tied to the Gulf that it left scars on our way of life or financial well-being. Yes, lives were changed by the disaster, but for 90-plus percent of us the most lingering stress caused by the spill has been in waiting for all …

Barrington lawsuit alleges firefighters unwittingly handled hazardous chemicals after spill – Chicago Tribune


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Barrington lawsuit alleges firefighters unwittingly handled hazardous chemicals after spill
Chicago Tribune
Barrington officials are suing a Canadian trucking company over the cleanup of a chemical spill last year, alleging firefighters unwittingly handled a hazardous chemical that damaged their equipment after being told the material was vegetable oil. The

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First responders participate in oil response simulation

SAN DIEGO (NEWS 8) — It's been nearly three years since California's last major oil spill. But, it's never the wrong time to prepare for emergencies. On Wednesday, animal rescuers were at SeaWorld participated in oil response simulations. The exercise involved setting up a command post and opening …