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  • In terms of geologic and hydrographic history, the Upper Mississippi east and south of Fort Snelling is a portion of the now-extinct Glacial River Warren which carved the valley of the Minnesota River, permitting the immense Glacial Lake Agassiz to join the world's oceans at the Gulf of Mexico. (wikipedia.org)
  • Chevron Corp
  • Chevron Corp and Occidental Petroleum Corp are locked in a battle for Anadarko Petroleum Corp, with both touting onshore and liquefied natural gas assets as key attractions of the deal, rather than Anadarko's Gulf platforms. (yahoo.com)
  • rigs
  • The most serious ongoing water pollution problem in the Gulf of Mexico originates not from oil rigs, as many people believe, but rainstorms and fields of corn and soybeans a thousand miles away in the Midwest. (scoop.it)
  • The Gulf incident "raises serious concerns about the industry's claims that their operations and technology are safe enough to put rigs in areas that are environmentally sensitive," wrote a group of Senators in an open letter on April 26. (time.com)
  • However, the US regulator said on Friday there were "no urgent" safety problems on the deepwater rigs it has been inspecting in the Gulf of Mexico this week. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • cleanup
  • As a member of the group who developed The Silhouette, and as someone who grew up swimming and playing in the Gulf of Mexico, I was particularly moved to put together an event that will help raise money and awareness for the cleanup of the Gulf,' said Robert Roth, CEO of the Green Envy Development Group and co-developer of the Silhouette project. (prweb.com)
  • offshore
  • The Gulf of Mexico is one of the most important offshore petroleum production regions in the world, comprising one-sixth of the United States' total production. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Gulf offshore oil and natural gas industry is a significant provider of employment in the U.S. Due to the economic downturn, the deepwater moratorium and slowdown in permitting for offshore activities in the Gulf, total employment (direct, indirect and induced jobs) associated with offshore Gulf oil and natural gas industry investments reached its lowest level in 2010. (loga.la)
  • Over 60,000 of these jobs were within the oil and natural gas industry and 180,000 were either indirect (providing equipment and services to the offshore Gulf oil and natural gas industry) or induced jobs. (loga.la)
  • Growth in onshore oil can only provide 15-20% of what the market needs year-on-year in terms of volume growth, so that's why you see continued activity in the Gulf of Mexico, in offshore Brazil, and new basins popping up," said Andrew Slaughter, executive director, Deloitte Centre for Energy Solutions. (yahoo.com)
  • findings
  • According to a paper published at Environmental Science & Technology Online , these findings bode poorly for the Gulf, as more and more acres of land are planted with corn to meet the growing U.S. demand for alternative fuels. (motherjones.com)
  • Full study and supporting information are accessible at http://water.usgs.gov/nawqa/sparrow/gulf_findings . (usgs.gov)
  • seafood
  • This increase has helped reinvigorate coastal seafood businesses and brought more fresh local seafood to dinner tables across the Gulf and beyond. (edf.org)
  • As a result, the health and welfare of millions of residents are at risk as well as anyone eating Gulf seafood. (rense.com)
  • Instead, the agency has examined gulf seafood for signs of oil contamination, which agency scientists say poses a health risk to anyone who eats the affected fish. (washingtonpost.com)
  • region's
  • including Gulf menhaden, a large harvest in the region's fishing industry and a fish that is a vital food for larger fish and other animals. (edf.org)
  • Atlantic Ocean
  • It is connected to part of the Atlantic Ocean through the Florida Straits between the U.S. and Cuba, and with the Caribbean Sea (with which it forms the American Mediterranean Sea ) via the Yucat√°n Channel between Mexico and Cuba. (wikipedia.org)
  • It was at this time that rifting first created a connection to the Pacific Ocean across central Mexico and later eastward to the Atlantic Ocean. (wikipedia.org)
  • Hurricane season in the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico doesn't begin until June 1, 2012, but a low pressure area in the Gulf called System 90L, is being watched on February 5 and 6 for possible development into sub-tropical depression although the chances are now slim to none. (nasa.gov)
  • Royal Dutch
  • Separately, Exxon Mobil Corp has started a sale process to identify a buyer for 45,000 bpd of Gulf production interests and Royal Dutch Shell agreed to sell a production platform last month. (yahoo.com)
  • Restoration
  • The Gulf of Mexico Program has collaborated with the Gulf of Mexico Community-based Restoration Partnership, as well as state and federal partners, for more than a decade to restore more than 15,000 acres of coastal habitat in the Gulf of Mexico. (epa.gov)
  • The Silhouette, the only Platinum LEED Certified building in Brooklyn, is collaborating with The Galluccio Group, Prudential Douglas Elliman and The Gulf Restoration Network to raise funds to help restore the Gulf of Mexico, which has been devastated by the BP oil drilling disaster. (prweb.com)
  • From September 16 through September 20, with the assistance of curator Reka Nyari, the Silhouette will act as a gallery for local photographers who are donating all proceeds from the sale of their work to assist in the restoration of the Gulf. (prweb.com)
  • Funds raised will be donated to The Gulf Restoration Network, which is committed to uniting and empowering people to protect and restore the natural resources of the Gulf Region for future generations. (prweb.com)
  • Artists, designers, green developers, real estate brokers and environmentally conscious individuals are coming together and offering their talents and services to raise funds for the restoration of the Gulf. (prweb.com)
  • restore
  • This road will not be easy, but we will continue to work closely with the people of the Gulf to rebuild their livelihoods and restore the environment that supports them," Obama said in a statement. (enn.com)
  • grew
  • The National Weather Service said thunderstorms in a low-pressure system in the south-central Gulf of Mexico grew more concentrated early on Monday and a Hurricane Hunter aircraft was deployed to collect data. (rigzone.com)
  • coastal
  • To continue to enjoy living and receiving the benefits the Gulf of Mexico coastal region has to offer, there is a need to make the natural, built, and social environments more resilient. (epa.gov)
  • Building off of a NOS National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science-funded project, this cooperative will leverage the combined capabilities of three National Estuarine Research Reserves (NERRs), the National Ocean Service, the Gulf of Mexico Alliance, and the NOAA Gulf Regional Collaboration Team to assess the impacts of sea level rise and to develop capabilities and tools to facilitate conservation of coastal resources by local, state, and regional managers. (noaa.gov)
  • Suite of surface elevation tables in marsh habitats, in coordination with NOAA's National Geodetic Survey and National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science (NCCOS), and the Gulf of Mexico Alliance (GOMA) at three NERRs. (noaa.gov)
  • Capabilities for the dissemination of the information, products, and capabilities through partnerships that include the Coastal Training Program, Climate Community of Practice, NERRs and Sea Grant engagement efforts, the Gulf of Mexico Alliance, and efforts of the NOAA Gulf Regional Team. (noaa.gov)
  • people
  • Such information would benefit both the Gulf and the people who depend on it. (union.edu)
  • Pollution
  • A second reason for this work is to determine if we can use shells as archives of oil spills, which would allow us to develop a detailed history of oil pollution in the Gulf and elsewhere," Gillikin said. (union.edu)
  • slowly
  • Environmental conditions are conducive for development of this system, and a tropical depression is expected to form Thursday while the low moves slowly west across the northern Gulf of Mexico. (naplesnews.com)
  • eastern
  • The delivery of phosphorus (shown in map) and nitrogen to the Gulf of Mexico is highest from watersheds in the central and eastern portions of the Mississippi River Basin. (usgs.gov)
  • region
  • Experts estimate that by 2020 an exclusion of the independents from the Gulf of Mexico would eliminate 300,000 jobs and result in a loss of $147 billion in federal, state, and local taxes from the Gulf region over 10 years. (loga.la)
  • Development
  • Chances up to near 100% for tropical development in Gulf of Mexico The system could bring storm surge and tropical storm or hurricane-force winds across portions of the Louisiana, Mississippi and Upper Texas coasts. (naplesnews.com)
  • oxygen
  • She has measured oxygen levels in the Gulf since 1985, and blames agricultural runoff entering the Mississippi River for this growing environmental disaster. (mercola.com)
  • natural
  • In 2010, over 30 percent of the oil and 11 percent of the natural gas produced in the United States was produced in the Gulf of Mexico. (loga.la)
  • fish
  • Sensory experts working for the FDA and NOAA smelled samples of gulf fish to make sure there was no odor from oil or chemicals. (washingtonpost.com)
  • Well, a species called the Gulf killifish might be the fish in the oil well. (scoop.it)
  • And new tests show that such oiled sediments are bad for Gulf fish. (scoop.it)
  • Deep-sea corals are scattered throughout the Gulf and clustered in other shelf-edge hotspots, some of which provide habitat for numerous marine animals, including some fish species-such as the blackbelly rosefish-that are not popular now but could become commercial targets. (pewtrusts.org)
  • adjacent
  • BP has maintained a position in each of the five largest Gulf fields, and it also is one of the few of late bidding on areas not adjacent to existing properties in the Gulf. (yahoo.com)
  • local
  • EPA works with local managers in the Gulf states to maximize the efficiency and utility of water quality monitoring efforts. (epa.gov)
  • years
  • The Gulf of Mexico formed approximately 300 million years ago as a result of plate tectonics . (wikipedia.org)
  • In many ways the story of Gulf red snapper in recent years is one of remarkable accomplishment. (edf.org)
  • That unseen oil, though, is what will foul the Gulf for years, (perhaps generations), eating away at the basic elements of the food chain that are the building blocks for fisheries, birds, sea turtles and mammal populations. (rense.com)
  • In the past 13 years, researchers have discovered patchworks of these corals scattered throughout the Gulf on the continental shelf at depths of 165 to 660 feet and on the continental slope from 1,200 to more than 9,000 feet. (pewtrusts.org)
  • percent
  • The company's Gulf production has already increased more than 60 percent from 2013 to more than 300,000 boed. (yahoo.com)
  • Team
  • Twice-daily images of the Gulf of Mexico are available from the MODIS Rapid Response Team in additional resolutions and formats, including a georeferenced version that can be used with Google Earth. (nasa.gov)
  • The assistant professor of geology is part of a team that's studying the bivalves in the Gulf of Mexico. (union.edu)
  • Join
  • Join in and listen every Friday for two hours of Gulf of Mexico Blue Plague discussions, interviews with special guests, and updates with Living Light Network host Michael Edward . (blogtalkradio.com)
  • place
  • The river Mississippi divides into several channels before reaching the Gulf of Mexico , and this division takes place at a point simply known as the head of the passes, about fifteen miles above the mouths of the river. (tufts.edu)
  • plans
  • Because plankton are transported over wide areas, and populations are connected across the northern Gulf of Mexico, sampling plans need to be broad in geographic scope. (whoi.edu)
  • That new investment has not detracted from the company's plans for the Gulf. (yahoo.com)
  • among
  • A school of alfonsinos, sometimes called "red bream," swims among the Lophelia pertusa at Viosca Knoll in the northern Gulf at a depth near 1,640 feet. (pewtrusts.org)