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Sask. First Nation wants Husky Energy to step up oil spill response … – CBC.ca


CBC.ca

Sask. First Nation wants Husky Energy to step up oil spill response …
CBC.ca
The Chief of James Smith Cree Nation, located about 60 kilometres east of Prince Albert, Sask., said oil from the July 21 spill into the North Saskatchewan River …

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Posted on 28 August 2016 | 1:12 am

Kitchen fire and oil spill bring out Jersey City Fire Department – NJ.com


NJ.com

Kitchen fire and oil spill bring out Jersey City Fire Department
NJ.com
The Jersey City Fire Department responded to two separate incidents yesterday afternoon. Firefighters responded to a one-alarm fire just after 2:30 p.m. yesterday at 109 Reservoir Ave., according to Jersey City spokeswoman Jennifer Morrill. The fire

Posted on 27 August 2016 | 3:09 pm

The husky spill – The Globe and Mail


The Globe and Mail

The husky spill
The Globe and Mail
Last month, some 200,000 litres of oil spilled into the North Saskatchewan river. Officials have praised the company for its financial response to the crisis, but critics are concerned about the lack of transparency, Carrie Tait reports. Crews work to
First Nation with poisoned waters feels abandoned after Husky oil spillNational Observer
Oil spill cleanup halted with water levels expected to riseCTV News
Water restrictions lifted in Prince Albert, Sask., following Husky oil spillToronto Star
MetroNews Canada –Huffington Post Canada –The Rebel
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Posted on 27 August 2016 | 2:52 am

NRC initiates North Sea oil spill response service – Offshore Oil and Gas Magazine


Offshore Oil and Gas Magazine

NRC initiates North Sea oil spill response service
Offshore Oil and Gas Magazine
Primarily, the equipment is dedicated to offshore oil spill response operations in the North Sea and includes a fire boom, current buster, scan trawl, and speed sweep systems. NRC will manage operations from its international oil spill hub in

Posted on 26 August 2016 | 6:24 pm

VTTI says suspends operations at Malaysia terminal after oil spill – Reuters


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VTTI says suspends operations at Malaysia terminal after oil spill
Reuters
UL], said on Friday it has suspended operations at its terminal in southern Malaysia after receiving a notice from the authorities following an oil spill. The spill occurred on Wednesday when tanker MT Trident Star was taking on bunker fuel at the
VTTI suspends operations at Malaysia terminal after oil spill -sourcesReuters UK
Vitol subsidiary's Malaysia terminal shut following oil spillEnergy Voice
Bunker spill closes oil terminal in Malaysia operated by Vitol's VTTIbunkerworld (subscription)

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Posted on 26 August 2016 | 8:20 am

Senate delays vote on oil spill settlement split – WKRG


WKRG

Senate delays vote on oil spill settlement split
WKRG
(AP) – The Alabama Senate is delaying a vote on a division of oil spill settlement funds until House members settle the lottery legislation. Senate President Pro Tem Del Marsh said Thursday that the Senate will delay a vote until after the House
Alabama lottery bill rises from the deadMontgomery Advertiser

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Posted on 25 August 2016 | 9:41 pm

A New Environmentally Friendly Oil Spill Cleanup Method Discovered – Nature World News


Nature World News

A New Environmentally Friendly Oil Spill Cleanup Method Discovered
Nature World News
They are mimicking Salvinia's ability to quickly absorb large quantities of oil without also absorbing water. Oil spills ravage ecosystems and coastlines, along with the economies that depend on them. To date no efficient oil spill clean up method had

Posted on 24 August 2016 | 11:32 pm

Oil spill clean-up material functions like a fern – New Atlas


New Atlas

Oil spill clean-up material functions like a fern
New Atlas
When an oil spill occurs on a body of water, one way of cleaning up that spill involves the use of floating materials which soak up the oil. Those materials won't be very effective, however, if they absorb both oil and water. That's why scientists from

Posted on 24 August 2016 | 8:56 pm

Refinery Fire/Oil Spill in Nicaragua – Surfline.com Surf News


Surfline.com Surf News

Refinery Fire/Oil Spill in Nicaragua
Surfline.com Surf News
The refinery fires lasted three days and caused an oil spill that leached into surrounding areas, causing a a half-mile long slick, according Victor Campos, director of the Humboldt Center, an environmental group. Campos also said that the damage done

Posted on 24 August 2016 | 7:54 pm

Nanofur for oil spill cleanup — ScienceDaily – Science Daily


Science Daily

Nanofur for oil spill cleanup — ScienceDaily
Science Daily
Some water ferns can absorb large volumes of oil within a short time, because their leaves are strongly water-repellent and, at the same time, highly …
Could new material Nanofur help clean-up oil spills in an environmentally friendly way?International Business Times UK

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Posted on 23 August 2016 | 6:40 pm