Although it’s easy to see the oil, getting it out of the water is another problem. MIT’s new technique would make oil spill clean up cheaper and more efficient.
GM finds a way to convert 100 miles of oil boom used on the BP spill into plastic resin for use in manufacturing under-hood parts for the Chevy Volt.
MIT’s Senseable City Lab has developed Seaswarm, a fleet of autonomous robots capable of working together to clean on site oil spills in bodies of water.
The X Prize Foundation is set to unveil a multi-million dollar competition that seeks to highlight innovative technologies that could be used to clean up oil.
MyGulfAction is an online tool designed to help you take responsibility for your personal energy use to reduce our dependence on oil and offshore drilling.
National Incident Commander Admiral Than Allen recently established RestoreTheGulf.gov, a website where users can find up-to-date news on the oil spill, file claims, report on oiled wildlife and beaches, and more.
The free Map The Spill mobile app offers Gulf Coast residents tools for documenting the Gulf oil spill as it spreads, providing accurate information for organizations and groups working to clean up the disaster.
President Obama, in a speech from the Oval Office around the ongoing BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, devotes a portion of his talk to the need for a clean energy future very, very soon.
The U.S. Department of Energy is making available online detailed technical information around the Deepwater Horizon oil spill so the public and experts can be kept up to date.