Tag: Oil Spills

Canada announces $80 million for new research to prevent oil spills in coastal waters

Canada announces $80 million for new research to prevent oil spills in coastal waters

$17.7 million will be spent enhancing ocean models of winds, waves and currents in 6 ports, including Kitimat and Vancouver The Government of Canada announced Monday it is funding new scientific research that will¬†improve knowledge and new technologies to mitigate and prevent marine incidents, such as oil spills. The money is part of the $1.5 […]

By December 19, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Oil Spill Response Science Program hit by cheap crude, lacks applicants

Oil Spill Response Science Program hit by cheap crude, lacks applicants

Oil Spill Response Science Program researches oil spill cleanups By Ethan Lou Nov 6 (Reuters) – The two-year oil price crash has hurt a Canadian government program that funds research on oil spill cleanups, resulting in fewer applicants than expected, a senior federal official said. As a result, the government will expand the scope of […]

By November 6, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
More research into oil spills in water needed: Royal Society of Canada

More research into oil spills in water needed: Royal Society of Canada

CAPP, CEPA commissioned report on oil spills in water CALGARY _ A report by the Royal Society of Canada says there are major research gaps when it comes to understanding the environmental impacts of oil spills in water. The expert panel is calling for a nationally co-ordinated research program involving academia, government and industry that […]

By November 25, 2015 0 Comments Read More →