Mayflower Oil Spill Stories
Residents in Mayflower are holding a town hall today from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. to discuss how to better communicate with local and state authorities.
Nearly 10 months after an ExxonMobil oil spill happened in Mayflower, Arkansas, resident Genieve Long took photos of, what appears to be, oil frozen in ice. (Photos: Genieve Long, Mayflower Resident.)
ExxonMobil is officially facing civil penalties now. They're cited for nine violations, adding up to $2.6 million in damages after a pipeline ruptured in Mayflower earlier in the year.
A judge has granted federal prosecutors' request to end a delay in a lawsuit over the ExxonMobil oil spill in central Arkansas.
A judge has granted federal prosecutor's request to stay proceedings in a lawsuit over the ExxonMobil oil spill in Mayflower earlier this year.
The Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) and the Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) have conducted preliminary reviews of soil and sediment samples pulled by ExxonMobil in and around Lake Conway and the Northwoods subdivision in Mayflower as part of ongoing remediation efforts following a March 29, 2013 oil spill.
Federal prosecutors in Arkansas are asking a judge to stay proceedings in their lawsuit against ExxonMobil Pipeline Co. because of the federal government shutdown.
After purchasing several of the homes most affected by the Mayflower Pipeline rupture, Exxon demolished two of the structures on Monday.
Two homes that were affected by the July 29 are being torn down Monday.
Six months after the ExxonMobil oil spill in Mayflower, the city's mayor is commenting on what cleanup has been like and how her city is recovering.
The company supplying drinking water for about 4,000 Arkansans has notified ExxonMobil that it is prepared to take legal action if necessary.
Arkansas' attorney general has filed papers in federal court saying a lawsuit against the operator a pipeline that soiled the town of Mayflower should be allowed to proceed.
The Arkansas Department of Health is offering voluntary health assessments to residents of the Mayflower community who continue to have health concerns they believe may be related to the oil spill in Mayflower on March 29, 2013.
A trial date has been proposed for a federal lawsuit about a central Arkansas oil spill.
Gov. Mike Beebe announced today that the Arkansas Department of Health, working with UAMS, will provide health assessments for Mayflower residents who have health concerns believed to be related to the oil spill of March 29.
A vice president at ExxonMobil Pipeline Co. says it's possible that a 65-year-old pipe that leaked oil into a Mayflower neighborhood could be taken out of service.
Nearly five months after an Exxon Mobil oil spill in a Mayflower neighborhood, the vast majority of homeowners there have yet to return home.
Mayflower residents pursuing a class-action lawsuit against Exxon Mobil Corp. and a subsidiary want a federal court to let the lawsuit continue.
A newly released study on the ExxonMobil pipeline that ruptured in Faulkner County says the pipeline industry knew about manufacturing defects for decades.
A federal agency has completed its initial review of a report about an oil pipeline that ruptured in central Arkansas this year.
Congressman Tim Griffin (AR-02) issued the following statement after speaking with officials from ExxonMobil and contacting President Obama's Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA).
Oil pouring from the Pegasus Pipeline four months ago, still creates frustration for Mayflower residents. Some residents THV spoke with on Monday said they are not only frustrated and angry at ExxonMobil, but sick.
ExxonMobil says it won't cut off temporary housing aid for people affected by an oil spill in central Arkansas this year.
US Senators Mark Pryor and John Boozman have introduced legislation to exempt Arkansans who receive compensation from ExxonMobil for the Mayflower pipeline spill are not taxed by the federal government.
U.S. Congressman Tim Griffin introduced the Mayflower Oil Spill Tax Relief Act (H.R. 2724) in Washington.
A day after Exxon cited an independent study claiming manufacturer defects caused the rupture of the Pegasus Pipeline Mayflower residents responded.
ExxonMobil has released information regarding what led to an oil spill in a Mayflower, Arkansas neighborhood on March 29.
A report has been submitted to federal regulators on a pipeline rupture that dumped an estimated 150,000 gallons of crude oil in a Mayflower neighborhood but the contents of the report are being kept under wraps.
The United States and Arkansas filed a joint complaint against ExxonMobil for the Pegasus Pipeline oil spill that occurred March 29 in Mayflower. Below is the release from the Dept. of Justice and the official court complaint filed against the company.
Mayflower has shown some obvious signs of improvement after the oil spill three months ago.