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Oil spill demo raises concerns about offshore drilling

Beach go-ers witnessed an oil spill on Wrightsville Beach today, complete with Hazmat workers and injured marine life.

BP’s Gulf of Mexico oil well declared “dead”

BP's blown-out oil well in the Gulf of Mexico has finally been killed once and for all, five months after an explosion sank a drilling rig and led to the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history.

Cape Fear Green Building Alliance hosts Gulf Coast Oil Spill Fundraiser

Saturday the Cape Fear Green Building Alliance put on an oil spill fundraiser. The alliance had a book sale featuring "Carolina Preserves".

Oil spill shows importance of UNCW facility

videoThe UNCW Center for Marine Science is home to some of the leading minds in their field. Today it hosted leaders from emergency management and higher education across the state to showcase its resources and show how its able to respond to a disaster like an oil spill.

The Gulf oil leak is stopped

BP says oil has stopped leaking into the Gulf of Mexico for the first time since April.

Local, state, federal leaders meet to discuss oil concerns

video More than 60 emergency managers, mayors and local officials met with representatives from Raleigh and Washington today to review their course of action if any oil were to come up the coast, even though the chances of that happening are slim.

Boys’ lemons aid Gulf Coast fisherman

videoSix-year-olds Hunter and Fisher Marshall went online with their mom and found a fisherman in great need of financial help. They have raised close to $200 selling lemonade.

CB restaurant stops selling oysters, blames oil spill

videoThe oil spill that has shut down oyster beds along the Gulf Coast is affecting businesses in Carolina Beach and forcing customers to choose something else off the menu.

Though risk is low, state, locals prepare for oil from Gulf

video With oil spilling in large quantities in the Gulf of Mexico, some locals are concerned that it will eventually get to our beaches. The chances that it will are small, but just in case, North Carolina is taking steps to prepare for its effects.

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