Books tagged: oil spill

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A Penguin for Paula
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 840. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2010. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Do penguins make good pets? Paula Dee has no doubt. She’s been dreaming of having a penguin ever since she was a little girl. Will have dream ever come true? “A Penguin for Paula” is both a perfect bedtime companion as well as an educational aid in preschool and early elementary grades. Ages 4-8
Ill Wind
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 163,970. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2010 by WordFire Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Kevin J. Anderson & Doug Beason A supertanker crashes into the Golden Gate Bridge, spilling oil. Desperate to avert environmental & PR disaster, the oil company uses an oil-eating microbe to break up the spill. But the microbe, becomes airborne . . . and mutates to consume petrocarbons: oil, gas, synthetic fabrics, plastics. When all plastic begins to dissolve, it's too late. . .
Burning Sands
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,230. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
Before the catastrophic BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico all earth was threatened by the oil disaster in the Persian Gulf — over 700 oil wells were set on fire by Saddam Hussein. It was predicted it would take decades to extinguish them. This is the true story of the heroic men who set a world record in killing those wild wells in just five months and saved the earth from toxic fallout
Peak of the Devil: 100 Questions (and answers) About Peak Oil
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,110. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2010 by Satya House Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Long-overdue foundation to critical global issue that is Peak Oil. With a deceptively light-hearted and witty tone, Haynes reveals how deeply connected oil is to virtually everything we buy and use, how looming scarcity will change how we live, and what we can do to prepare. After all, after Peak Oil there is a good chance that 100 years from now will look like 100 years ago, if we are lucky.
Deep Water: The Gulf Oil Disaster and the Future of Offshore Drilling - The Report of the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 170,180. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
This report by the Presidentially-appointed Oil Spill Commission, released in January 2011, provides authoritative, official findings on the causes and consequences of the BP Deepwater Horizon disaster, with proposals for comprehensive reforms of both government and industry practices to overhaul the U.S. approach to drilling safety and greatly reduce the chances of a similar, disaster.
21st Century Oil Spill Cleanup: Best Practices for Migratory Bird Care During Oil Spill Response
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 18,140. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Best Practices for Migratory Bird Care During Oil Spill Response, produced by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, includes coverage of Responsibility & Organization, Safety and Human Health, Training for Bird Rescue/Rehabilitation Personnel, Personal Protective Equipment, Personal Safety When Handling Birds, Zoonosis, Hazardous Substances, Volunteers, Deterrence, and much more.
2011 Essential Guide to the BP Deepwater Horizon Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill: Report of the Presidential Commission, Plus Gulf Coast Recovery Planning and Resource Guides, Bird Care Response Plan
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Price: $15.99 USD. Words: 236,540. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
This compendium of four federal documents provides coverage of the oil spill and the ongoing restoration of the gulf, with the text of the January 2011 Report of the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling, plus the Recovery Planning Checklist for Communities, Recovery Resource Guide, and Best Practices for Migratory Bird Care During Oil Spill Response.
Deepwater Horizon Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill: 2011 U.S. Coast Guard Report of the Investigation into the Explosion, Fire, and Sinking aboard the Mobile Offshore Drilling Unit (April 20, 2010)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,560. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
This long-awaited report by the U.S. Coast Guard provides authoritative, official findings on the investigation into the circumstances surrounding the explosion, fire, sinking and loss of eleven crew members aboard the mobile offshore drilling unit Deepwater Horizon in the Gulf of Mexico on April 20, 2010.
Leap of Faith
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 91,640. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
A unique angle on the true story of the Kalmazoo River oil spill, featuring an aftwerword by Patrick D. Daniel, President and CEO, Enbridge Inc.
The Well From Hell
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 25,580. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
The Well From Hell offers an engaging and informative context for BP’s tragedy in the Gulf of Mexico, placing the company’s failures in the larger and colorful story of BP’s corporate culture. Sargent also considers the spill’s potential legacy in the broader frame of other oil spills, the geology of our remaining oil, and the incentives that drive energy production.