Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement http://wwno.org en Offshore evacuations continue in Gulf of Mexico http://wwno.org/post/offshore-evacuations-continue-gulf-mexico <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">The federal government says oil and gas operators continue to evacuate offshore platforms and rigs in Tropical Storm Isaac's likely path through the Gulf of Mexico.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Isaac is expected to become a Category 2 hurricane before making landfall Wednesday.</p> Sun, 26 Aug 2012 20:45:16 +0000 The Associated Press 18558 at http://wwno.org System for stopping an oil spill tested in Gulf http://wwno.org/post/system-stopping-oil-spill-tested-gulf <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">A consortium set up after the 2010 BP spill to develop methods for containing deep-sea spills is conducting a test of its state-of-the-art equipment with federal regulators looking on.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement said the drill began Tuesday morning.</p> Tue, 24 Jul 2012 22:52:11 +0000 CAIN BURDEAU | The Associated Press 16460 at http://wwno.org