Massive offshore oil well leaked 10,500 litres into the ocean off Australia’s coast for TWO MONTHS – but officials ‘covered it up’ and still won’t reveal where it happened

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May 182017
 

The leak went on for up to 60 days and spilled oil at a rate of up to 175 litres a day, a spokesman told Daily Mail Australia. But Nopsema declined to reveal exactly where the spill occurred or the company involved, only that it occurred in the North West …
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Top Trump adviser calls for reviving controversial natural gas project on Oregon’s coast

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Apr 212017
 

Because the United States has recently become such a major natural gas producer thanks to the fracking boom, the opportunity to export … But FERC shows many additional pending applications for the Gulf Coast. It doesn’t show any for the U.S. east …
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Belgian researchers on mission off the coast of Antarctica – The Brussels Times

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Apr 102017
 

Belgian researchers on mission off the coast of Antarctica
The Brussels Times
Six researchers from the Free University of Brussels (FUB) and the University of Liège (ULg) left Christchurch, New Zealand on Monday to start the "Pipers" mission (Polynias, Ice Production and Seasonal Evolution in the Ross Sea) off the coast of

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Oil, gas leaking from abandoned Hilcorp wellhead: Coast Guard

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Mar 222017
 

The U.S. Coast Guard is responding to natural gas and crude oil leaking from an abandoned wellhead owned by Hilcorp Energy near mile marker 10 on the lower Mississippi River, just southwest of Venice, officials reported late Tuesday (March 21). The Coast …
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Decision Florida on Gulf Coast Live: Proposed Fracking Ban Goes Before Florida Lawmakers

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Mar 172017
 

Friday on Gulf Coast Live features WGCU’s contribution to the statewide Florida Decides collaborative reporting project: an in-depth report looking at a proposed ban in Florida to hydraulic fracturing, commonly known as “fracking,” and other fracking-like …
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See where fracking is happening off Louisiana’s coast

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Jul 152016
 

Hundreds of fracking operations approved off the Louisiana coast are threatening key habitat for ocean wildlife and contributing to billions of gallons of wastewater dumped into the Gulf of Mexico each year, according to a new report from the Center for …
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Crews rush to protect coast from California oil pipeline leak

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Jun 232016
 

The Ventura County Fire Department initially estimated the size of the leak at about 5,000 barrels, but in a message on Twitter it later revised the figure down to 700 barrels. Crimson Pipeline took responsibility for the spill in a regulatory filing.
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Coast Guard: Beaufort Memorial Hospital will have to pay for oil leak

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Jun 182016
 

BEAUFORT, S.C. (WJCL) — The Coast Guard tells WJCL News that it has notified officials at Beaufort Memorial Hospital about the results of a recent testing at the Lady’s Island Marina. The lab results show investigators found the same petroleum-based oil …
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U.S. reversed oil and gas drilling plan in southeastern Atlantic coast

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Mar 262016
 

The oil and gas industry has pushed for Atlantic drilling and pledged that exploration would be done safely, with lessons applied from the 2010 BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The program does not schedule lease sales in the Mid- and South Atlantic …
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Scientists Urge Feds to Continue Fracking Moratorium off CA Coast

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Mar 242016
 

So she steered the MLPA process clear of the subject … to conduct a comprehensive environmental review of the risks of hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”), acidizing, and other well-stimulation techniques off the California coast,” the scientists …
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