Tagged: mayflower oil spill

Judge Won't Toss Suit Over Mayflower Oil Spill

by Associated Press 6/9/2014 1:25 pm

A federal judge has denied a request by ExxonMobil to throw out a joint federal and state lawsuit that seeks to penalize the company for a pipeline spill that dumped an estimated 150,000 gallons of crude oil in a central Arkansas neighborhood.

Trial Date Set in Lawsuit Over Arkansas Oil Spill

by Associated Press 11/4/2013 3:14 pm

U.S. District Judge Brian Miller on Monday issued an order saying the trial will begin during the first week of the year.

Arkansas to Provide Health Assessments for Mayflower Residents Affected By Oil Spill

by Associated Press 8/29/2013 11:31 am

Arkansas has announced it will provide health assessments for Mayflower residents who have health concerns related to the oil spill of March 29.

Arkansas Times' Crowdfunded Partnership A Go in Mayflower

by Luke Jones 7/29/2013 12:00 am

Outtakes previously reported on the crowd funding collaboration between Little Rock’s Arkansas Times and Pulitzer-winning InsideClimate News of Brooklyn, by which the publications were seeking about $25,000 to fund a definitive report on the ExxonMobil spill in Mayflower. The project reached its goal, scoring $26,790, in less than a month.

Exxon: Manufacturing Defects Caused Pipeline Rupture

by Chuck Bartels, The Associated Press 7/10/2013 5:16 pm

An independent report blames manufacturing defects for the failure of an ExxonMobil pipeline that sent 150,000 gallons of crude oil into the small town of Mayflower, the company said Wednesday.

Cause of Mayflower Exxon-Mobil Oil Spill Still a Mystery

by Luke Jones 5/27/2013 12:00 am

It’s been almost two months and Exxon-Mobil still hasn’t released a reason why a portion of its 850-mile Pegasus pipeline in March ruptured and spilled more than 200,000 gallons of crude oil into a Mayflower neighborhood and its surrounding area.

Crews Begin Removing Part of ExxonMobil Pipeline at Mayflower

by Associated Press 4/15/2013 4:07 pm

Crews have worked to remove a damaged part of a pipeline that ruptured last month and spilled thousands of barrels of oil in central Arkansas. Officials say work on the the damaged part of ExxonMobil Pipeline Co.'s Pegasus pipeline began Monday. Part of the pipeline ruptured on March 29 and spilled an estimated 5,000 barrels of oil at Mayflower, about 25 miles northwest of Little Rock.

Jay Rockefeller: Arkansas Oil Spill Shows Need For Oversight

by Associated Press 4/5/2013 3:59 pm

The chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation is calling on federal regulators to implement pipeline safety reforms after an ExxonMobil pipeline ruptured and spilled thousands of barrels of oil in Arkansas.