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Hope Amid An Oil Spill: The Artisanal Boom Movement That Sparked A Social Revolution In Mauritius

The major oil spill in August was a shock to the tourist island nation of Mauritius. Five months on, the self-organized efforts to protect the island from the oil spill has morphed into a larger youth …

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Underground leak leads to spill on Kenai Peninsula

Crews are cleaning up an oil spill of nearly 8,000 gallons (31,200 liters) at a Hilcorp facility on Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula. The source of the spill at the Hilcorp Trading Bay production facility …

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Scientists warn of likely massive oil spill endangering the Red Sea, region’s health

A paper to be published in Frontiers in Marine Science on December 15 is calling for action to remove the oil from a decaying and inactive tanker in the Red Sea that holds approximately one million …

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One Month After Exxon’s Arkansas Oil Spill, Still No Answers to Basic Questions

When did the pipeline begin leaking? When and how did the oil company find out about it? How quickly did the company act? How much oil spilled from the pipeline’s 22-foot-long gash? And what …

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New Oil Spill In Mauritius Near To Bird Sanctuary Linked To Sunken Japanese Ship Wakashio

The Indian Ocean island of Mauritius is now dealing with a second major oil spill. This time the source of the leak are a set of storage tanks and pipes linked to where the experimental oil from the …

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Mauritius oil spill likely to be cleaned up by January, ship owner says

The clean-up of a massive oil spill in August from a vessel off Mauritius will likely be mostly completed by January, the bulk carrier’s owner, Japan’s Nagashiki Shipping, said Thursday.

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Massive Umbilo River crude oil spill linked to theft

Transnet Pipelines (TPL) said the spill, which had been contained, had been the result of an attempted theft incident on the underground crude oil pipeline …

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Former Norilsk mayor is sentenced to six months community service for negligence in massive oil spill

A court in Krasnoyarsk has convicted former Norilsk Mayor Rinat Akhmetchin of criminal negligence and sentenced him to six months of community service for his role in a massive oil leak this summer by …

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$215M in BP oil spill money to restore Louisiana marshes

Louisiana will get nearly $ 215 million in BP oil spill money for two projects that will restore more than 4,600 acres of marsh and other habitat in the New Orleans area.

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Oil theft: SPDC records 13 spill incidents in August 2020

A total of 13 oil spill incidents was recorded by the Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria, SPDC, in the month of August 2020, as a result of oil theft and sabotage. Data obtained from Shell …

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