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No one has solid plan to clean up major oil spill in Chukchi Sea – Alaska Dispatch News


Alaska Dispatch News

No one has solid plan to clean up major oil spill in Chukchi Sea
Alaska Dispatch News
I would like to address the issue of oil spills in the Chukchi Sea lease areas offshore Barrow in the fall. Federal rules require that drilling cease by Sept. 28. This is based on the idea that sea ice will encroach on the drilling site by Nov. 1 and

Posted on 31 August 2015 | 3:01 am

Explosion Results in Oil Spill – Pacific News Center


Explosion Results in Oil Spill
Pacific News Center
Guam – The Coast Guard and other agencies are responding to an oil spill resulting from the explosion and fire at the Piti Powerplant, This according to a press release. The Coast Guard has implemented a safety zone and issued a marine bulletin

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Posted on 31 August 2015 | 1:43 am

Amid oil spill disaster, businesses thrived – Battle Creek Enquirer


Amid oil spill disaster, businesses thrived
Battle Creek Enquirer
That water. It's mostly clear now as it flows underneath a bridge on 15-Mile Road in Marshall. Occasionally, a car will pass by, the driver slowing to observe or to wave, but the tires quickly glide away into rural eastern Calhoun County. Five years

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Posted on 30 August 2015 | 9:29 pm

Sickness in the water: ‘Nobody noticed’ – NEWS.com.au


NEWS.com.au

Sickness in the water: 'Nobody noticed'
NEWS.com.au
The Thai national petroleum exploration company (PTTEP) took immediate responsibility for the oil spill. The company declared it had “transformed” its management culture, operational capabilities, safety processes and environmental systems since 2009.
Montara Oil Spill: Six Years without CompensationThe Maritime Executive
Six years after the Montara oil spill, those who suffered most still seek The Australian

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Posted on 30 August 2015 | 8:16 pm

Ruptured line cause of oil spill in Ritchie County creek – San Francisco Chronicle (subscription)


Ruptured line cause of oil spill in Ritchie County creek
San Francisco Chronicle (subscription)
HARRISVILLE, W.Va. (AP) — The Department of Environmental Protection says a ruptured oil gathering line caused a spill into a creek in Ritchie County. Department spokeswoman Kelley Gillenwater tells the Parkersburg News and Sentinel …

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Posted on 30 August 2015 | 5:15 pm

Five years later, few remnants of river’s oil spill – Battle Creek Enquirer


Five years later, few remnants of river's oil spill
Battle Creek Enquirer
Today, the Kalamazoo River shows little evidence it suffered a massive oil spill. But five years ago, more than 1 million gallons entered the river, prompting hefty costs for the Canadian company and a seemingly never-ending presence of bulldozers

Posted on 29 August 2015 | 9:58 pm

Egypt oil spill covers nearly a mile of Nile River – Yahoo News


Daily News Egypt

Egypt oil spill covers nearly a mile of Nile River
Yahoo News
The governor of the southern city of Assiut, Yasser el-Dasouqi, says Saturday that after the rupture Friday, 11 nearby water stations were immediately shut down to prevent the oil from reaching local tap water. Seven of these were reopened after water …
10 water stations closed, investigations ongoing in Assiut after oil leakDaily News Egypt

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Posted on 29 August 2015 | 5:36 pm

Residents Experience Health Effects from Refugio Oil Spill – KEYT


KEYT

Residents Experience Health Effects from Refugio Oil Spill
KEYT
It's been three months since the Plains All American Pipeline burst sending 100,000 gallons of crude oil onto the shores and waters off Refugio State Beach. While the clean up is over, ranchers closest to the spill say they became extremely ill from

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Posted on 29 August 2015 | 5:50 am

Venice earmarks some oil spill money – Sarasota Herald-Tribune


Venice earmarks some oil spill money
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
Sarasota County received $14.2 million as part of a federal settlement with petroleum giant BP to compensate for potential damage from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, when nearly 134 million gallons of crude oil spewed into the Gulf of Mexico in 2010

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Posted on 29 August 2015 | 5:45 am

The Katrina oil spill disaster: A harbinger for the Atlantic Coast? – Facing South


Facing South

The Katrina oil spill disaster: A harbinger for the Atlantic Coast?
Facing South
When Hurricane Katrina hit the U.S. Gulf Coast 10 years ago, it set off a disaster of many parts — and one of those parts was an oil spill catastrophe. In fact, Katrina turned out to be the worst U.S. oil spill disaster since the 1989 Exxon Valdez
Hurricane Katrina: 10 Years LaterNOAA
Photos: The power of community in post-Katrina LouisianaPBS NewsHour (blog)
Capturing the Gulf Coast's Culture as It Slips Into the SeaWired
DeSmog (blog) -Bayoubuzz
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Posted on 28 August 2015 | 3:25 pm