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ExxonMobil update for oil spill – April 19th

MAYFLOWER, AR – The Mayflower Incident Unified Command Joint Information Center provided the
following update as cleanup operations continued Friday, April 19, following a release of crude oil near
Mayflower, AR.
• The Unified Command is beginning to transition from emergency response to remediation and
restoration activities. EPA, state and...Read More »


ExxonMobil update for oil spill – April 18th

MAYFLOWER, AR – The Mayflower Incident Unified Command Joint Information Center
provided the following update as cleanup operations continued Thursday, April 18, following a
release of crude oil near Mayflower, AR.
• A new section of the Pegasus pipeline was installed on the 16th. The damaged portion was
removed Monday...Read More »


ExxonMobil update for oil spill – April 16th

MAYFLOWER, AR – The Mayflower Incident Unified Command Joint Information Center
provided the following update as cleanup operations continued Tuesday, April 16, following a
release of crude oil near Mayflower, AR.
• A new section of the Pegasus pipeline was installed today. The damaged portion was
removed Monday and transported...Read More »


ExxonMobil update for oil spill – April 15th

MAYFLOWER, AR – The Mayflower Incident Unified Command Joint Information Center provided the following update as cleanup operations continued Monday, April 15, following a release of crude oil near Mayflower, AR.
• The damaged section of the pipeline has been removed and will be transported to an independent third-party laboratory...Read More »


ExxonMobil update for oil spill – April 14th

MAYFLOWER, AR – The Mayflower Incident Unified Command Joint Information Center provided the following update as cleanup operations continued Sunday, April 14, following a release of crude oil near Mayflower, AR.
• For 13 consecutive days, data from the air monitors in the Mayflower community have shown levels that are...Read More »


ExxonMobil update for oil spill – April 12th

MAYFLOWER, AR – The Mayflower Incident Unified Command Joint Information Center provided the following update as cleanup operations continued Friday, April 12, following a release of crude oil near Mayflower, AR.
• Cleanup is almost complete in the affected section between North Main Road and the interstate highway (I-40). Following...Read More »


ExxonMobil update for oil spill - April 11th

MAYFLOWER, AR – April 11, 2013 – The Mayflower Incident Unified Command Joint Information Center provided the following update as cleanup operations continued Thursday, April 11, following a release of crude oil near Mayflower, AR.

  • Cleanup continues after the Mayflower area experienced heavy rain and thunderstorms last night. A containment boom...Read More »

ExxonMobil update for oil spill - April 10th

MAYFLOWER, AR – April 10, 2013 – The Mayflower Incident Unified Command Joint Information Center provided the following update as cleanup operations continued Wednesday, April 10, following a release of crude oil near Mayflower, AR.

  • Cleanup efforts are focused on the marsh area between the interstate highway and the cove adjacent...Read More »

ExxonMobil update for oil spill - April 9th

MAYFLOWER, AR – April 9, 2013 – The Mayflower Incident Unified Command Joint Information Center provided the following update as cleanup operations continued Tuesday, April 9, following a release of crude oil near Mayflower, AR.

  • The cleanup effort continues today and includes contingency plans to deal with severe storms forecast for...Read More »

ExxonMobil update for oil spill - April 8th

MAYFLOWER, AR – April 8, 2013 – The Mayflower Incident Unified Command Joint Information Center provided the following update as cleanup operations continued Monday, April 8, following a release of crude oil near Mayflower, AR.

  • Cleanup of the North Woods subdivision progressed Monday to the point where four residents have been...Read More »

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ExxonMobil update for oil spill - April 6th

MAYFLOWER, AR – April 6, 2013 – The Mayflower Incident Unified Command Joint Information Center provided the following update as cleanup operations continued Saturday following a release of crude oil near Mayflower, AR.

  •  Progress continues in the cleanup areas of the North Woods subdivision, an area between Main St. and the...Read More »

Exxon controls skies over Arkansas oil spill

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has had a ‘no fly zone’ in place in Mayflower, Arkansas since April 1 at 2:12 PM and will be in place ‘until further notice.

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ExxonMobil update for oil spill - April 5th

MAYFLOWER, AR – April 5, 2013 – The Mayflower Incident Unified Command Joint Information Center provided the following update as cleanup operations continued Friday following a release of crude oil near Mayflower, AR.

  • Progress continues in the cleanup areas of the North Woods subdivision, an area between Main St. and the...Read More »

ExxonMobil update for oil spill - April 4th

MAYFLOWER, AR – April 4, 2013 – The Mayflower Incident Unified Command Joint Information Center provided the following update as cleanup operations continued Thursday following a release of crude oil near Mayflower, AR.

  • Progress continues in the cleanup areas of the North Woods subdivision, an area between Main St. and the...Read More »

ExxonMobil update for oil spill - March 31st

MAYFLOWER, AR – March 31, 2013 – The Mayflower Incident Unified Command Joint Information Center provided the following update as cleanup operations continued Sunday following a release of crude oil near Mayflower, AR.

  • A cleanup plan has been developed and endorsed by the Unified Command.
  • Fifteen vacuum trucks and 33 storage tanks...Read More »

ExxonMobil update for oil spill - April 3rd

MAYFLOWER, AR – April 3, 2013 – The Mayflower Incident Unified Command Joint Information Center provided the following update as cleanup operations continued Wednesday following a release of crude oil near Mayflower, AR.

  • Removal and replacement of soil and vegetation has begun in the neighborhood where 22 homes were evacuated on...Read More »

ExxonMobil update for oil spill - April 2nd

MAYFLOWER, AR – April 2, 2013 – The Mayflower Incident Unified Command Joint Information Center provided the following update as cleanup operations continued Tuesday following a release of crude oil near Mayflower, AR.

  • A plan is being developed for the phased return of residents to 22 homes on Starlite Road and...Read More »

New Photos From Arkansas Oil Spill Show

The Pegasus Line, buried 24 inches underground, ruptured on the afternoon of Friday, March 29.

View photos at businessinsider.com

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