Tagged: mayflower oil spill

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 05:16 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.