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Mayor of Newfoundland town wants oil leaking from decaying whaling ships removed from water

ST. JOHN’S, N.L.—The ruins of abandoned whaling ships in Conception Harbour have long attracted sightseers, but oil seeping from the decaying vessels has tainted the impressive view and damaged the …

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Mayor of N.L. town wants leaking oil from decaying whaling ships to be removed

The ruins of abandoned whaling ships in Conception Harbour have long attracted sightseers, but oil seeping from the decaying vessels has tainted the impressive view and damaged the environment. …

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Iranian tanker, leaking oil, captured off of Syrian coast

An Iranian oil tanker spotted leaking oil off the coast of Syria was seized last week, i24NEWS reported Tuesday. The leaking Iranian tanker was seized Friday near the Syrian port city of Banias, where …

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Wind Threatens to Spread 52-Mile Oil Sheen From Leaking Well

Wind is threatening to spread a growing 52-mile (84-kilometer) oil sheen in Indonesia from an undersea well that began leaking about two weeks ago into the Java Sea. State crude producer PT Pertamina …

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After 800,000-gallon spill, Chevron site is still leaking oil

On the same day Sen. Dianne Feinstein chastised Chevron Corp. for keeping an 800,000-gallon oil spill outside Bakersfield “under wraps,” California officials confirmed Thursday that the site was once …

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WWII British shipwreck leaking oil off New York

The U.S. Coast Guard says a World War II-era shipwreck off Long Island is leaking oil through two pinpoint leaks. It is conducting an assessment of the remaining oil aboard the British tanker Coimbra, …

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Coast Guard: Sunken World War II tanker off Long Island leaking oil

A World War II tanker sunken off the South Shore is being assessed for its potential pollution threat to Long Island waters after reports of apparent oil sheen on waters in the area. Divers, who are …

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Efforts Ramp Up to Remove Oil From Leaking WWII Tanker Torpedoed Off Long Island Coast 77 Years Ago

Spots of oil can be seen collecting on the Atlantic 30 miles off of Long Island – oil leaking from a ship that sank 77 years ago. U.S. Coast Guard Capt. Kevin Reed says the Coimbra was carrying tanks …

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This Oil Spill Has Been Leaking Into The Gulf For 14 Years

Ten miles out in the Gulf of Mexico, off the tip of Louisiana, the fumes become overwhelming. “See how it’s all rainbow sheen there? So that’s oil,” says Ian MacDonald, who’s guiding us in a tiny …

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Oil spill still leaking into the Gulf of Mexico 15 years later

Port Eads, La. — In 2004, Hurricane Ivan plowed across the Gulf of Mexico and triggered an oil spill that is still leaking. It’s the longest continuous oil spill in American history. Captain Rick …

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