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Work to cleanup overturned tanker continues – WYFF Greenville


WYFF Greenville

Work to cleanup overturned tanker continues
WYFF Greenville
Tanker overturns and spills oil in Belton. Clamp said firefighters and the Anderson County Hazardous Materials squad had the spill under control. Clamp said the truck originally contained about 8,200 gallons of fuel and about half of it escaped. "There

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Posted on 22 December 2014 | 3:17 am

Bleak Christmas for oil-spill communities – Trinidad Guardian


Bleak Christmas for oil-spill communities
Trinidad Guardian
Last Christmas there was no yuletide joy for oil-spill affected residents of Coffee Beach, La Brea, and this year, they say, it's no different. This was evident when the T&T Guardian visited residents last Wednesday, the anniversary of this country's

Posted on 22 December 2014 | 2:59 am

Oil spill response at Marsden Point – Scoop.co.nz (press release)


Otago Daily Times

Oil spill response at Marsden Point
Scoop.co.nz (press release)
The spill was discovered at approximately 4pm yesterday and triggered a full incident response. An oil spill response team comprising refinery and regional council staff used sorbent booms to stop the spill from washing ashore on the beach between the …
Clean up underway after oil spillTVNZ
Oil slick at Marsden Point clear3News NZ
Oil spill in Whangarei HarbourRadio New Zealand
NZ City -Northern Advocate
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Posted on 21 December 2014 | 9:47 pm

‘Narrow-mindedness’: Israel slams UN demand it pay Lebanon for oil spill damage – RT


RT

'Narrow-mindedness': Israel slams UN demand it pay Lebanon for oil spill damage
RT
Israel has been highly critical of a UN General Assembly resolution that calls it to compensate Beirut for the damages caused by a major oil spill that was a result of an Israeli air force strike during the Israel-Hezbollah War in July 2006. "It's the
UN Asks Israel to Pay Lebanon $850 M for Oil SpillABC News
Israel scoffs at UN demand that it foot bill for oil spill from Lebanon warJerusalem Post
UN asks Israel to pay Lebanon $850m over oil spillBBC News

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Posted on 21 December 2014 | 8:58 am

U.S. Seeks BP Fine of Up to $18 Billion for Gulf Oil Spill Disaster – Bloomberg


Gulf Times

U.S. Seeks BP Fine of Up to $18 Billion for Gulf Oil Spill Disaster
Bloomberg
The government wants BP Plc (BP/) to pay $16 billion to $18 billion in water-pollution fines for the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history while seeking more than $1 billion from the co-owner of the blown-out well that caused the 2010 Gulf of Mexico
BP oil spill pollution fine up to $18bn sought by the USGulf Times
US seeks BP fine of up to $18 billion for oil spillLivemint
Hopes, fears and doubts surround Cuba's oil futureWaterbury Republican American

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Posted on 20 December 2014 | 1:55 pm

UN urges Israel to repay Lebanon $850mn in oil spill damages – RT


RT

UN urges Israel to repay Lebanon $850mn in oil spill damages
RT
The US General Assembly has nearly unanimously approved a resolution urging Israel to pay Lebanon some $850mn compensation to cover the clean-up cost of an oil spill caused in 2006 by the IDF jets attack on oil storage tanks during the war with …

Posted on 20 December 2014 | 4:41 am

Officials scramble to respond to Bangladesh oil spill – Science AAAS


The Guardian

Officials scramble to respond to Bangladesh oil spill
Science AAAS
The United States and the United Nations (UN) are sending experts to Bangladesh to assess the impact and potential clean up of a serious oil spill that threatens the Sundarbans, a globally important mangrove ecosystem and home to endangered river …
UN sends team to clean up Sunderbans oil spill in BangladeshThe Guardian
In pictures: Bangladesh oil spill clean-upBBC News
Assessing the oil spill's impact on Bangladesh's Sundarbans forestDeutsche Welle
teleSUR English -VICE News
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Posted on 20 December 2014 | 2:56 am

Oil spill claims administrator sets deadline for settlement claims – NOLA.com


NOLA.com

Oil spill claims administrator sets deadline for settlement claims
NOLA.com
The April 2010 Deepwater Horizon rig explosion killed 11 men and unleashed BP's Macondo well, which leaked millions of gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico for 87 days. BP and plaintiffs' lawyers representing thousands of oil spill victims negotiated
Broad Range of Local Businesses Still Eligible for Oil Spill ClaimsThe Bradenton Times
Interview: Oil Spill Repsonse Insights from MSRC'sMarine Technology News
June 8 deadline set for BP settlement claimsWIAT 42

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Posted on 18 December 2014 | 10:02 pm

Oil spill in Israel’s Evrona Nature Reserve is disastrous news for a precious … – Washington Post


Oil spill in Israel's Evrona Nature Reserve is disastrous news for a precious
Washington Post
BEER ORA, Israel — Crews swaddled in white biohazard suits have been dunking nozzles into streams of oil, racing to soak up the ooze seeping into the desert valley floor here, two weeks after a major spill threatened one of Israel's most precious

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Posted on 18 December 2014 | 3:23 am

After Oil Spill in Bangladesh’s Unique Mangrove Forest, Fears About Rare Animals – National Geographic


National Geographic

After Oil Spill in Bangladesh's Unique Mangrove Forest, Fears About Rare Animals
National Geographic
Padma Oil Company, which owns the tanker, is using buoys to bar the oil slick from spreading and has initiated a "buy back" program, paying villagers 30 taka (less than 40 cents) for every liter of sludge retrieved. Local fishers have been asked to
Bangladesh's response to Sundarbans oil spill slammedDeutsche Welle
Children 'clean' oil spill with kitchen utensils in the SundarbansMongabay.com
Massive Oil Spill Threatens Bangladesh's SundarbansGlobal Voices Online
The Guardian -Huffington Post -TakePart
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Posted on 16 December 2014 | 6:34 pm

Oil Spill – Yahoo Search Results

Hopes, fears, doubts surround Cuba's oil future

One of the most prolific oil and gas basins on the planet sits just off Cuba's northwest coast, and the thaw in relations with the United States is giving rise to hopes that Cuba can now get in on the …

Posted on 20 December 2014 | 2:02 pm

UN asks Israel to pay Lebanon $856 million for oil spill

Israel was asked by the UN General Assembly on Friday to compensate Lebanon for $856.4 million in oil spill damages it caused during its 2006 war with Hezbollah.

Posted on 20 December 2014 | 1:55 pm

UN asks Israel to pay Lebanon $850m

General Assembly resolution over 2006 oil spill marks first time a price has been put on damages asked from Israel.

Posted on 20 December 2014 | 5:58 am

UN asks Israel to pay Lebanon $850 M for oil spill

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. General Assembly overwhelmingly approved a resolution Friday asking Israel to pay Lebanon over $850 million in damages for an oil spill caused by an Israeli air force attack on oil storage tanks during its war with Hezbollah in July 2006.

Posted on 20 December 2014 | 2:40 am

In pictures: Bangladesh oil spill clean-up

How local residents cope with Bangladesh oil spill

Posted on 19 December 2014 | 1:56 am

UN sends team to clean up Sunderbans oil spill in Bangladesh

Thick tar clogging 350 sq km of delicate mangrove forest and river delta, home to endangered Bengal tigers and rare dolphins The United Nations said on Thursday it has sent a team of international experts to Bangladesh to help clean up the world’s largest mangrove forest, more than a week after it was hit by a huge oil spill. Thousands of litres of oil have spilt into the protected Sundarbans …

Posted on 18 December 2014 | 3:28 pm

Dead dolphin triggers fears after major Bangladesh oil spill

A dead dolphin has been found in Bangladesh's protected Sundarbans delta following an oil spill which has spread over several hundred square kilometres, heightening fears for the area's rare wildlife.

Posted on 14 December 2014 | 11:04 am

Bangladesh begins oil clean-up after spill

Fishermen use "sponges and sacks" to collect oil as experts say damage has already been done to Sundarbans UNESCO site.

Posted on 12 December 2014 | 9:53 am

Bangladesh oil spill 'threatens rare dolphins'

An oil spill from a crashed tanker in Bangladesh is threatening endangered dolphins in the vast Sundarbans delta, officials warned Thursday, calling it an ecological "catastrophe".

Posted on 11 December 2014 | 2:57 pm

Bangladesh oil spill at dolphin site

The Bangladeshi navy sends four vessels to deal with an oil spill from a crashed cargo vessel that is threatening a rare dolphin sanctuary.

Posted on 10 December 2014 | 12:33 pm