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Alabama Oil Spill

Oil Mars Ala. Swamp Months Aafter Crude Train Crash

AP | By JAY REEVES | Posted 05.15.2014 | Green

ALICEVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Environmental regulators promised an aggressive cleanup after a tanker train hauling 2.9 million gallons of crude oil derail...

Alabama Disaster Raises Oil-Train Safety Questions

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

(Corrects paras 2, 24 and 25 to make clear that cars involved were DOT-111s; the T108 designation provided by the company is an equipment code, not ...

A 'Significant Crude Oil Spill' Reported In Alabama's Mobil River

al.com | Posted 11.01.2011 | Green

MOBILE, Alabama -- A "significant crude oil spill" has closed the Mobile River from Pinto Island to the Cochran-Africatown Bridge, said Judith Adams,...

Alabama Sues BP Over Gulf Oil Spill

AP | PHILLIP RAWLS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Alabama's attorney general is suing BP and others over the Gulf oil spill because he says the oil company has broken too many...

Oil Spill Booms BREAKING DOWN Due To Bad Weather, Governor Says

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) -- Alabama Gov. Bob Riley says most of the inflatable booms deployed to catch the oil spill are breaking down, forcing crews to rewo...

Alabama Oil Spill Cleanup Mired In Red Tape

AP | JAY REEVES | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

MAGNOLIA SPRINGS, Ala. — It's hard to imagine a spot with more to lose from the Gulf oil spill than the Magnolia River. Gnarly trees shroud its ...

Bobby Jindal, Haley Barbour Offer Vastly Different Responses To Gulf Coast Oil Spill

AP | EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS and MELINDA DESLATTE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

JACKSON, Miss. — The ambitious Republican governors of Mississippi and Louisiana are a study in contrasts as an oil spill threatens coastal econ...