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Drill to test oil spill response in St. Clair River – Michigan Radio


Michigan Radio

Drill to test oil spill response in St. Clair River
Michigan Radio
The drill will involve a simulated a 13-minute, 5,000-barrel oil spill. The exercise will involve boats in the river and absorbent booms in the water, all to corral and collect fictional oil leaking from the pipeline. The drill involves government
St. Clair River site of pretend oil spill this weekMLive.com
Pipeline Oil Spill Exercise Planned For St. Clair RiverCBS Local

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Posted on 24 May 2016 | 8:17 pm

Update on impact of Shell Oil spill in Gulf of Mexico – WMNF


WMNF

Update on impact of Shell Oil spill in Gulf of Mexico
WMNF
This month more than 88,000 gallons of oil leaked from a Shell Oil pipeline in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Louisiana; for an update on the spill's effect on wildlife, WMNF News spoke with Scott Eustis, a coastal wetlands specialist with Gulf
Pipeline at Center of Altamont Pass Oil Spill Also Ruptured Last SeptemberKQED
The Latest: Shell: Pipeline Fixed After California Oil SpillABC News
Charges filed in 2015 Santa Barbara oil spill incidentMalibu Surfside News (press release) (registration) (blog)
Claims Journal –Washington Post
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Posted on 24 May 2016 | 7:49 pm

Oil spill pollutes Albanian coast – News24


News24

Oil spill pollutes Albanian coast
News24
Tirana – Authorities say that oil spilled from a ship has polluted a tourist beach in southwestern Albania. Vlora Deputy Mayor Ardi Musta told The Associated Press on Tuesday that a day earlier oil had leaked from a ship at a storage terminal in

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Posted on 24 May 2016 | 4:30 pm

Huge oil spill causes rush hour chaos with 10-mile traffic – Daily Star


Daily Star

Huge oil spill causes rush hour chaos with 10-mile traffic
Daily Star
A FUEL spillage closed a major route for the entire day and hundreds of drivers have been brought to a stand-still while the mess is being cleared up. 0. By Alex Hickson / Published 24th May 2016. oil spill TFL. SPILL: Contractors are still trying to
Blackwall Tunnel: Thames crossing finally reopens after 20 hour closure caused by fuel spillEvening Standard
Long delays reported across the north of the borough following huge Blackwall Tunnel oil spill this morningSouthwark News

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Posted on 24 May 2016 | 1:13 pm

Patrick Murphy’s BP oil spill work in question – Tampabay.com (blog)


Tampabay.com (blog)

Patrick Murphy's BP oil spill work in question
Tampabay.com (blog)
Though oil never reached the Keys, Murphy has used the experience to cast himself as an entrepreneur with an environmental conscience. "Immediately following the BP oil spill, Congressman Murphy spent six months in the Gulf of Mexico leading cleanup …

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Posted on 24 May 2016 | 1:02 pm

Nigeria: Panel On Oil Spill, Pollution Commences Sitting in Uyo – AllAfrica.com


Nigeria: Panel On Oil Spill, Pollution Commences Sitting in Uyo
AllAfrica.com
Uyo — No fewer than 45 cases bothering on oil spills, pollution and environmental degradation have been received by the Special Investigation Panel on Oil Spills and Pollution in Nigeria, the Chairperson of the panel, Mrs Oti Ovrawah, has disclosed.

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Posted on 24 May 2016 | 11:36 am

Second day of chaos for motorists as oil spill causes two hour delays at Blackwall Tunnel – Kent News


Kent News

Second day of chaos for motorists as oil spill causes two hour delays at Blackwall Tunnel
Kent News
Traffic has been queuing for over two hours this morning at the Blackwall Tunnel going into Greenwich, following an oil spillage. It comes just 24 hours after severe delays at the Dartford Crossing, where there were queues stretching some ten miles on

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Posted on 24 May 2016 | 8:07 am

Senators want higher liability for Great Lakes oil spills – Chicago Tribune


Chicago Tribune

Senators want higher liability for Great Lakes oil spills
Chicago Tribune
The senators wrote the finding has "significant consequence," because under the Oil Pollution Act the liability for cleanup costs for owners or operators of onshore facilities are capped at $634 million, "whereas companies operating pipelines
Senators want more liability for oil spillsWILX-TV

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Posted on 22 May 2016 | 7:48 pm

Feds: Failures Led to and Prolonged California Oil Spill – ABC News


ABC News

Feds: Failures Led to and Prolonged California Oil Spill
ABC News
A pipeline company responsible for spilling more than 120,000 gallons of oil on the California coast failed to prevent corrosion in its pipes, detect the rupture or respond swiftly as crude streamed toward the ocean, federal regulators said Thursday
Failures that led to Santa Barbara oil spill were 'completely unacceptable,' investigators sayLos Angeles Times
'Preventable Errors' Led to 2015 California Oil Spill, Regulators SayWall Street Journal
Feds: Pipeline Company Failed To Detect California Oil SpillCBS Local
Forbes –UPI.com
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Posted on 19 May 2016 | 7:13 pm

US|Company Says It’s Been Indicted for California Oil Spill – New York Times


New York Times

US|Company Says It's Been Indicted for California Oil Spill
New York Times
The company also faces multiple civil cases in the oil spill, but criminal charges in such a case are more unusual. Ms. Harris, who is running for the United States Senate, said the indictment reflected what the company knew or should have known of the …
Pipeline Company Indicted Over 2015 California Oil SpillNPR
Pipeline company indicted in 2015 Santa Barbara County oil spillLos Angeles Times
Plains All American Pipeline, Employee Face Charges in 2015 Oil SpillWall Street Journal
CBS News –ABC News –USA TODAY
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Posted on 17 May 2016 | 6:15 pm