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Fish deformities spiked after Lac-Mégantic oil spill, report says – Toronto Star


Toronto Star

Fish deformities spiked after Lac-Mégantic oil spill, report says
Toronto Star
“There is no hypothesis other than the oil spill of July 6, 2013 that can explain these results,” says the report, which got little attention when it was released last November. It was brought to wider attention Wednesday when resurrected by Montreal's

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Posted on 11 February 2016 | 1:49 am

Musket Dore oil spill at 3k gallons – Sidney Herald Leader


Musket Dore oil spill at 3k gallons
Sidney Herald Leader
Officials have revised their estimate upward on the amount of oil released in the Musket Dore oil spill on Jan. 21. Karl Rockeman, director of Division of Water Quality for the North Dakota Department of Health, confirmed the volume of the Musket Dore

Posted on 11 February 2016 | 12:29 am

Alberta repair shop must clean up oil spill – Edmonton Journal


Alberta repair shop must clean up oil spill
Edmonton Journal
An Alberta Environment and Parks team is investigating a 60-litre motor oil spill in the northeastern hamlet of Plamondon. Department spokesman Jamie Hanlon said the provincial ministry has ordered Robert Richard and his company, Richard Repair …

Posted on 11 February 2016 | 12:17 am

Oil spill not behind port picture mystery in North Vancouver – Globalnews.ca


Globalnews.ca

Oil spill not behind port picture mystery in North Vancouver
Globalnews.ca
A picture of what appears to be an oil spill in Vancouver Harbour had officials searching – but turning up no firm answers. The picture, posted on Facebook last week and taken by a drone, shows dark lines in water near a grain terminal in North Vancouver.
Port Metro Vancouver officials dismiss 'oil spill' photoSplash 247

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Posted on 10 February 2016 | 11:17 pm

Brightlingsea Harbour oil spill exercise staged – Practical Boat Owner Magazine


Brightlingsea Harbour oil spill exercise staged
Practical Boat Owner Magazine
The scenario set by Brightlingsea Harbour Commision's (BHC) spill management partner Adler & Allen involved a commercial aggregate vessel, such as might periodically transit the harbour (played for the exercise by Brightingsea Harbour's Pilot Vessel), …

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Posted on 10 February 2016 | 5:31 pm

M6 remains closed following oil spill – Stoke Sentinel


Stoke Sentinel

M6 remains closed following oil spill
Stoke Sentinel
Highways England is deploying sand spreaders to the northbound carriageway to tackle the oil spill. As well as assessing any damage to the carriageway – which may require resurfacing – Highways England is also looking at ways to partially re-open the …
M6 northbound carriageway between J18 and J19 reopens after morning closureWarrington Guardian
Another Closure on the M6Key 103 Manchester

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Posted on 10 February 2016 | 11:58 am

Grand jury: Plains All American participation in response to Refugio oil spill was normal – Lompoc Record


Grand jury: Plains All American participation in response to Refugio oil spill was normal
Lompoc Record
The Santa Barbara County civil grand jury released a report Monday finding that the activation of the county's Emergency Operations Center in response to the Refugio oil spill was in line with county, state and federal regulations. The operations

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Posted on 10 February 2016 | 1:55 am

Source of Potomac Oil Spill Unclear as Investigation Continues – Washington City Paper (blog)


Washington City Paper (blog)

Source of Potomac Oil Spill Unclear as Investigation Continues
Washington City Paper (blog)
The source of last week's fuel spill into the Potomac River remains unclear, U.S. Coast Guard Commander Michael Keane said Monday. Authorities have been able to determine that the spill contained fuel oil. The afternoon briefing was held at Gravelly
Coast Guard identifies oil in refuge and river as fuel oil; source still unknownWashington Post
Initial Results Received From Potomac River Oil SpillAlexandrianews.org

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Posted on 8 February 2016 | 10:07 pm

Presentation to cover oil spill prevention, response – Traverse City Record Eagle


Presentation to cover oil spill prevention, response
Traverse City Record Eagle
TRAVERSE CITY — Oil transported in and over the Great Lakes is almost bound to spill eventually, Jeanie Williams said. “I think it helps to know what we're going to do about it and for the public to see where there may be gaps,” she said. Williams is

Posted on 7 February 2016 | 4:03 pm

Source of Potomac oil spill still a mystery as sheen begins to dissipate – Washington Post


Washington Post

Source of Potomac oil spill still a mystery as sheen begins to dissipate
Washington Post
The source of the oil spill into Roaches Run Wildfowl Sanctuary and the Potomac River remains a mystery four days after the spill was first reported. While the Coast Guard and the District's Department of Energy and Environment reported Saturday that

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Posted on 7 February 2016 | 12:36 am