Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Oil Drilling News


Dispersants Used in BP Gulf Oil Spill Linked to Cancer
"Five of the 57 ingredients in dispersants approved by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for use on oil spills are linked to cancer, finds a new research report based on data obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request by environmental groups on the Gulf of Mexico."  


Keep state's oil spill response program afloat


Solar May Produce Most of World's Power by 2060, IEA Says

The next wave of energy from the sea

"A recent study by the Carbon Trust predicts that by 2050 wave energy could yield as much as 190 gigawatts of electricity or more than 3 times today's total electric output in the UK. As the industry begins to scale up, more than 100 companies are developing novel devices to harvest energy from the seas."