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29,000 Gallons of Crude Spews From California Pipeline

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29,000 Gallons of Crude Spews From California Pipeline VENTURA, Calif. (AP) — Tens of thousands of gallons of crude oil spilled from an underground coastal pipeline in Southern California, … Continue reading

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Explosion at Bangladesh Chemical Plant Injures 200

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On the night of August 24, 300 metric tonnes of ammonia gas spread out over the port city of Chittagong after a 500 tonne gas … Continue reading

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Italian Port Authorities Declare Emergency After Oil Spill

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Authorities in the Italian port of Genoa declared a state of emergency on April 23 after hundreds of tonnes of oil from a refinery spilled … Continue reading

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USA – 2nd Train Derails in Wisconsin in 2 Days, Spills Crude Oil

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WATERTOWN, Wis. (AP) — A Canadian Pacific Railway train derailed Sunday, spilling less than 1,000 gallons of crude oil and prompting evacuations in Wisconsin, the … Continue reading

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ExxonMobil Fined $2.6 million For Spill

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ExxonMobil Fined $2.6 million For Spill The ExxonMobil Pipeline Company was hit with a $2.63 million civil penalty on Thursday from the U.S. Department of … Continue reading

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USA – Locomotive Rear-Ends Train; 18 Cars Derail, Large Oil Spills

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Norfolk Southern says more than 20,000 gallons of lube oil spilled after a freight train was struck from behind by another train traveling in the … Continue reading

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California Oil Spill Gushed Like Hose ‘Without a Nozzle’

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Firefighters investigating a reported petroleum stench at a Central California beach last month didn’t take long to realize a spill had … Continue reading

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China Sets Up Oil Spill Fund

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China has established a national compensation fund for oil spills caused by ships. “This marks a new milestone for China’s compensation mechanism for ship-caused oil … Continue reading

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Petrobras: Oil Thieves To Blame For Pipeline Spill

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Brazil’s Petrobras said Friday that thieves trying to break into a pipeline are to blame for a small oil spill near Rio De Janeiro that contaminated a … Continue reading

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New Zealand – Coast Oil Spill Spans 14km But Source Still Mystery

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The oil spill on the Manawatu-Horowhenua coastline has affected a larger area than expected and authorities still do not know where it is coming from. … Continue reading

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Emergency Response by Operator of Broken Oil Pipeline Faces Scrutiny

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SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters, emergency workers and officials from Plains All American Pipeline had gathered last week at a fire station preparing to … Continue reading

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Nigeria – Shell Reaches Oil Spill Agreement

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Shell has reached an agreement to clean up a local Nigerian community devastated by two oil spills in 2008. Representatives from the Amnesty International, United Nations … Continue reading

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Spain – Oil Spill Threatens Canary Islands

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MADRID (AP) — Greenpeace has called on Spain’s government to dedicate more resources to cleaning up an oil spill rising up from a sunken fishing … Continue reading

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USA – Train Derailments in Texas & Colorado Cause Leaking Chemicals

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VALLEY MILLS, Texas (AP) — While a crew worked Sunday to clean up the scene in Central Texas where the derailment of about a dozen … Continue reading

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Mexico Fines Mine $1.5 Million For Spill, Lets it Reopen

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MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican authorities have fined a mining company about $1.5 million for an Aug. 7 spill of copper sulfate and heavy metals … Continue reading

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USA – Train Derails, Spilling Hazardous Chemicals

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Hydrochloric acid and diesel fuel were spilled from an overturned train in Allendale County, South Carolina. The spill happened around 2:20 a.m. on Tuesday when … Continue reading

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