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Arkansas Lawsuit Against ExxonMobil To Proceed

AP | CHUCK BARTELS | Posted 06.10.2014 | Green

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A lawsuit filed by federal and state officials will go forward against ExxonMobil over a crude oil spill that forced the ev...

Exxon: 25 Years of Tears in Alaska

Shannyn Moore | Posted 05.24.2014 | Green
Shannyn Moore

Time has a strange affect on events in our lives. I feel I'm looking through a glass of water when I look back 25 years to this day, March 24, 1989.

Emergency Responders Remember Exxon Valdez' Impact On Wildlife

Posted 03.24.2014 | Green

"Shortly after midnight on March 24, 1989, the Exxon Valdez struck Blight Reef in pristine Prince William Sound, Alaska, home to over 200 bird species...

PHOTOS: This Happened 25 Years Ago

The Huffington Post | James Gerken | Posted 03.24.2014 | Green

March 24, 2014 marks the 25th anniversary of one of the worst environmental disasters in U.S. history. The Exxon Valdez oil spill began when a 987-foo...

Agency Completes Mayflower Oil Spill Report

AP | Posted 10.01.2013 | Green

MAYFLOWER, Ark. (AP) — A federal agency has completed its initial review of a report about an Exxon Mobil Corp. oil pipeline that ruptured in centra...

Congressman Proposes Tax Relief After Oil Spill

AP | Posted 09.21.2013 | Green

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas congressman is proposing tax relief for people affected by the Exxon Mobil Corp. oil spill in Mayflower this ye...

Exxon Fights Oil Spill Penalties

AP | Posted 09.16.2013 | Green

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Representatives of Exxon Mobil Corp. were scheduled to appear at a Wednesday hearing with federal regulators to contest $1.7 ...

Authorities Want Exxon To Pay For Arkansas Oil Spill

AP | By CHUCK BARTELS | Posted 08.13.2013 | Green

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — State and federal authorities want a judge to find ExxonMobil broke the law when a pipeline failed at Mayflower and s...

Exxon To Remove Section Of Damaged Pipeline

Reuters | Posted 06.15.2013 | Green

April 14 (Reuters) - A 52-feet (15.8 meters) section of Exxon Mobil Corp's damaged Arkansas crude oil pipeline will be cut and removed on Monday, th...

Colbert: 'Exxon Employing Technique Pioneered By Drunk Guys'

Posted 04.12.2013 | Green

Stephen Colbert is the latest tv personality to criticize ExxonMobil's response to the Mayflower, Arkansas oil spill. Thousands of gallons of dilu...

WATCH: Raw Aerial Footage Of The Arkansas Oil Spill

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 04.11.2013 | Green

Stunning aerial footage has emerged of ExxonMobil's Pegasus pipeline oil spill in Mayflower, Arkansas. A five-minute long video was posted to YouTu...

'Inconvenience' Isn't the Truth

Maya Lemon | Posted 06.05.2013 | Green
Maya Lemon

Company representatives will tell you that your worries aren't true, they will tell you that they would live here, that it is safe, that you are imagining things. They will tell you a lot of things. You will still wonder.

PHOTOS: Dramatic Images Released From Arkansas Oil Spill

Posted 04.05.2013 | Green

The EPA's On Scene Coordinator website has posted disturbing images of the ExxonMobil pipeline oil spill in Mayflower, Arkansas. An estimated 84,0...

Lucia Graves

Exxon Receives Safety Medal Days After Arkansas Oil Spill | Lucia Graves | Posted 04.05.2013 | Green

Days after an ExxonMobil pipeline swamped an Arkansas subdivision, pouring an estimated 84,000 gallons of crude oil into residential streets, the Nati...

The Exxon Pipeline Spill: Questions That Should Be Frequently Asked

Riki Ott | Posted 06.04.2013 | Green
Riki Ott

It is essential for the media to search for deeper explanations and more accurate information during incidents that threaten human health, wildlife, and the environment -- and future energy choices.

Arkansas AG Gives Exxon A Deadline

AP | Posted 06.04.2013 | Green

MAYFLOWER, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel has set an April 10 deadline for ExxonMobil to produce documents connected to the c...

Ducks Found Oily, Dead After Arkansas Oil Spill

AP | By JEANNIE NUSS | Posted 06.02.2013 | Green

MAYFLOWER, Ark. (AP) — The environmental impacts of an oil spill in central Arkansas began to come into focus Monday as officials said a couple of d...

WATCH: Oil Runs Through Streets After Spill

The Huffington Post | James Gerken | Posted 04.01.2013 | Green

Following the rupture of Exxon's Pegasus pipeline in Arkansas on March 29, video has emerged of heavy Canadian crude oil flowing through the streets o...

Exxon Spill Cleanup Continues

Reuters | Posted 06.01.2013 | Green

(Corrects to fix name of Natural Resources Defense Council in paragraph 13 (not National Resources Defense Council) * Exxon gives no t...

Pipeline Ruptures In Arkansas, Spilling Thousands Of Barrels Of Oil

Reuters | Kristen Hays and Matthew Robinson | Posted 05.31.2013 | Green

By Kristen Hays and Matthew Robinson March 31 (Reuters) - Exxon Mobil on Sunday continued cleanup of a pipeline spill that spewed thousands of barr...

Fed Propose Penalty For Yellowstone Oil Spill

AP | MATTHEW BROWN | Posted 05.25.2013 | Green

BILLINGS, Mont. — Federal regulators proposed $1.7 million in civil penalties against Exxon Mobil Corp. on Monday for safety violations linked t...

Feds: Exxon's Delayed Response Made Yellowstone River Oil Spill Worse

AP | MATTHEW BROWN | Posted 03.04.2013 | Green

BILLINGS, Mont. — Delays in Exxon Mobil Corp.'s response to a major pipeline break beneath Montana's Yellowstone River made an oil spill far wor...

Exxon Sued Over Yellowstone Oil Spill

AP | MATTHEW BROWN | Posted 12.05.2012 | Green

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — More than a dozen eastern Montana landowners filed a lawsuit Friday against Exxon Mobil Corp. claiming the company ignored war...

Montana Investigating Oil Spill Sites

AP | MATTHEW BROWN | Posted 07.17.2012 | Green

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Montana officials said Wednesday they are investigating several sites with suspected oil left over from an Exxon Mobil pipeli...

Planning For Yellowstone River Oil Spills

AP | MATTHEW BROWN | Posted 06.06.2012 | Green

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Exxon Mobil Corp. is working with government agencies on a plan to speed up the response to oil spills along Montana's upper ...