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Mayflower: First, ExxonMobil Tar Sands Pipeline Spill; Now, Deadly Tornado Destroys Arkansas Town

Steve Horn | Posted 06.28.2014 | Green
Steve Horn

Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlog On March 29, 2013, ExxonMobil's Pegasus tar sands pipeline ruptured in Mayflower, Arkansas, sending hundreds of...

Lawsuits Piling Up After Arkansas Oil Spill

AP | Posted 01.31.2014 | Green

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Lawsuits and alleged safety violations are mounting against Exxon Mobil Corp. following the rupture eight months ago of a p...

Two Major Lawsuits Filed Against ExxonMobil for Arkansas Tar Sands Spill

Steve Horn | Posted 07.01.2013 | Green
Steve Horn

As the Mayflower lawsuits proceed and the Keystone XL northern half decision approaches, Mayflower can serve as a teachable moment as it applies to Keystone XL. Or it can serve as just yet another lesson not learned. Class begins now.

Faulkner County: ExxonMobil's "Sacrifice Zone" for Tar Sands Pipelines, Fracking

Steve Horn | Posted 07.15.2013 | Green
Steve Horn

Dozens of fracking waste injection-caused earthquakes have occurred in Faulkner County, with 12 small quakes in a five-day period back in October 2010, another ten quakes in a single day in November 2010 and a sizeable 4.7 magnitude quake shaking things up in February 2011.

One Month Later, Exxon Pipeline Leaks Again

Reuters | Posted 07.01.2013 | Green

* One barrel of crude spilled in residential yard * Same pipeline ruptured in Mayflower, Arkansas in March * Mayflower s...

Study: 30 Toxic Chemicals, Some Carcinogens, at High Levels at Exxon Arkansas Tar Sands Pipeline Spill Site

Steve Horn | Posted 07.01.2013 | Green
Steve Horn

Questions include what exactly caused the spill, how big was the spill exactly, and how long did it take for emergency responders to react to the spill, to name a few. But one thing is certain according to the new study: For the residents of Mayflower, quality of life has been changed forever.

Oops, Inc.: Firm With History of Cover-ups Hired to Clean up Arkansas Tar Sands Spill

Steve Horn | Posted 06.15.2013 | Green
Steve Horn

O'Brien's has had its hands in the botched clean-up efforts of almost every high-profile oil spill disaster in recent U.S. history, including the Exxon Valdez spill, the BP Deepwater Horizon spill, the Enbridge tar sands pipeline spill into the Kalamazoo River, and Hurricane Sandy.

Exxon To Cut Out Section Of Pegasus Pipeline

Reuters | Posted 06.09.2013 | Green

April 8 (Reuters) - Exxon Mobil Corp said work began on Sunday to excavate and cut out the section of the affected crude oil pipeline that ruptured ...

Lucia Graves

Exxon Fake Twitter Account Suspended After Mocking Oil Giant

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 04.08.2013 | Green

A parody Twitter account mocking Exxon's response to spill clean-up in Arkansas has been suspended by Twitter. The account, which creators say was ...