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NOAA underscores scientific response to BP oil spill

NOAA underscores scientific response to BP oil spill

(Editor’s note: Hawaii 24/7 has added a link to live video coverage from the remotely operated vehicle monitoring the damaged riser. Look to the lower right of this page under ‘Links.’) MEDIA RELEASE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Administrator Dr. Jane Lubchenco has highlighted the critical role science has played in the U.S. government’s […]

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Oil spills: Is Hawaii at risk? Is Hawaii prepared?

Oil spills: Is Hawaii at risk? Is Hawaii prepared?

(Reader Opinions Disclaimer: This column allows members of the community to share their opinions and views, which do not necessarily reflect those of Hawaii 24/7, its staff, sponsors or anyone other than the writer. Hawaii 24/7 reserves the right to refuse any column deemed to be misinformation, of an unethical nature, a personal attack, or […]

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Parents, teachers and care givers might be stumped when their kids ask questions about the oil spill. How do you answer those questions in terms children will understand without unduly scaring them? Are there things kids can do so they don’t feel so helpless?

Kids are curious about Gulf oil spill – NWF supplies answers

Parents, teachers and care givers might be stumped when their kids ask questions about the oil spill. How do you answer those questions in terms children will understand without unduly scaring them? Are there things kids can do so they don’t feel so helpless?

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The Hawai‘i State Department of Health (DOH) has been asked by Hawai‘i’s Clean Islands Council to transfer 20,000 gallons of the oil spill dispersant COREX 9500 for use on the Gulf of Mexico oil rig release. The chemical dispersant is used to break up and disperse oil that rises to the surface of the water endangering wildlife.

Hawaii state offers 20,000 gallons of oil spill dispersant to Gulf states

The Hawai‘i State Department of Health (DOH) has been asked by Hawai‘i’s Clean Islands Council to transfer 20,000 gallons of the oil spill dispersant COREX 9500 for use on the Gulf of Mexico oil rig release. The chemical dispersant is used to break up and disperse oil that rises to the surface of the water […]

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Fire/rescue crews responded to the intersection of Queen Kaahumanu Highway and Hina Lani Street for a 250 gallon spill of used cooking oil at 4:49 p.m, Thursday (Feb 4).

A flatbed truck travelling makai on Hina Lani Street was making a right turn north onto Queen Kaahumanu Highway when a strap holding a 250 gallon container of used cooking oil broke loose. The container fell off the truck and onto the roadway.

Used cooking oil spill greases Kona highway

Fire/rescue crews responded to the intersection of Queen Kaahumanu Highway and Hina Lani Street for a 250 gallon spill of used cooking oil at 4:49 p.m, Thursday (Feb 4). A flatbed truck travelling makai on Hina Lani Street was making a right turn north onto Queen Kaahumanu Highway when a strap holding a 250 gallon […]

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U.S. Coast Guard investigators from Marine Safety Detachment, Hawaii, on the Big Island, responded Thursday and Friday to a small oil spill in Hilo Harbor. This photo was taken Thursday, April 9, 2009, by the crew of an HH-65 Dolphin rescue helicopter.

Coast Guard investigates oil spill in Hilo Harbor

U.S. Coast Guard investigators from Marine Safety Detachment, Hawaii, on the Big Island, responded Thursday and Friday to a small oil spill in Hilo Harbor. This photo was taken Thursday, April 9, 2009, by the crew of an HH-65 Dolphin rescue helicopter.

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