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As Extreme Weather Gets Worse, Emergency Responders Deal With The Fallout – HuffPost


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As Extreme Weather Gets Worse, Emergency Responders Deal With The Fallout
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The Arkema chemical plant outside Houston wasn't remotely prepared for the rainfall Hurricane Harvey unleashed last August. As the water rose to historic levels after days of unrelenting rain, the plant's backup refrigeration systems failed, causing

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Responders wrest control of leaking BP oil and gas well in Alaska’s Prudhoe Bay area

Agencies and company emergency responders have got under control a BP oil and gas well that had been leaking since Friday morning in Alaska’s Prudhoe Bay area. BP spokesman Brett Clanton said the “unified command” of agencies had “killed the well …
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Derailed: Railroad delays first responders on riverside oil spill – FOX31 Denver


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Derailed: Railroad delays first responders on riverside oil spill
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DENVER — FOX31 Denver has confirmed a May 9 crude oil train car derailment near LaSalle, Colorado polluted area groundwater with toxic levels of benzene. Environmental Protection Agency records from July show benzene measurements as high as 144 …

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Oil spill responders evaluate new equipment at Packery Channel – Corpus Christi Caller Times


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Oil spill responders evaluate new equipment at Packery Channel
Corpus Christi Caller Times
Individuals with the Texas General Land Office, Coast Guard, students and a variety of oil spill response companies also attended the testing and demonstration. The BoomVane technology was used in response to the Deepwater Horizon spill in 2010 and …
Texas A&M Corpus Christi Tests New Technology in Oil Spill DrillKRIS Corpus Christi News
TAMUCC Spill Control School Demonstrates New Spill Response EquipmentKIII TV3
TAMU-CC Spill Responders demonstrate new equipment at Packery ChannelAlice Echo-News Journal

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Oil spill responders ready – New Zealand Herald

Oil spill responders ready
New Zealand Herald
Oil spill respondents got the chance to put their skills into action yesterday in Tauranga Harbour to ensure they are ready for any incidents. About 18 participants, from the Bay of Plenty Regional Council's teams, Port of Tauranga and Tauranga City

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Ecology hazardous waste responders from all over Washington train in Richland – msnbc.com

RICHLAND – Every year, the Washington Department of Ecology gets an average of 3,800 reports of oil and hazardous material spills, and the agency’s emergency responders mount an average of 1,200 field responses to these incidents. Responders …
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Gulf oil-spill responders say they’re still fighting for payments – McClatchy

BILOXI, Miss. — Companies that responded to the BP oil catastrophe say they are still fighting for payments due from the time the Deepwater Horizon oil well exploded in the Gulf of Mexico in April 2010. Several contractors told the Sun Herald …
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