Topic: Oil spill

Marine Science Institute Receives $7 Million Grant to Study the Impact of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

Aug. 30, 2011

A group of institutions led by the Marine Science Institute (MSI) at The University of Texas at Austin has been awarded a three-year, nearly $7 million grant to better understand how oil spills disperse in the Gulf of Mexico, and how the oil affects the ecology of the Gulf.

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New Facility to Help Rescue Oiled Wildlife at Marine Science Institute

March 24, 2011

The University of Texas Marine Science Institute opened the new Oiled Wildlife Facility in Port Aransas, Texas on Tuesday.

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Energy: Recognizing how much isn't there

Oct. 21, 2010
Economic policy as if people mattered

To deal with the energy crisis we must deal with a consumption crisis, but politicians are reluctant to run a campaign based on a call for "less" -- the American Dream, after all, is always "more."

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In the Know

Sept. 20, 2010
In the Know

The Sept. 20 weekly roundup of campus kudos and press mentions.

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Prof discusses controversy surrounding oil spill criminal probe

July 20, 2010
Prof discusses controversy surrounding oil spill criminal probe

Charles Silver, professor and the Roy W. and Eugenia C. McDonald Endowed Chair of Civil Procedure in the School of Law, discusses the controversy surrounding the criminal probe into the Gulf oil spill. Silver says "... everyone can breathe easier -- except the people responsible for the spill. They may go to prison."

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