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Hundreds of gallons of oil spills into Greenwich brook

“There was a malfunction,” he said, and the oil began to discharge into the nearby Horseneck Brook. “It’s a tidal creek, and it flows into Long Island Sound,” Koczak said. “We ensured that the leak was controlled, and then we responded with …

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MV Legionnaire spills oil into Portugal Cove harbour

According to the province, a containment boom was used to prevent the leak from spreading. Transportation department officials said most of the oil was removed by Sunday evening. The remaining oil was removed Monday.

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Pipeline leak spills oil, produced water into stream, pastureland

BISMARCK – About 50 barrels or 2,140 gallons of a mix of crude oil and produced water has spilled from a pipeline leak into a stream and pastureland near Fryburg and Theodore Roosevelt National Park in far western North Dakota. The North Dakota …

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Standing Rock: Dakota Access Pipeline Leak Technology Can’t Detect All Spills

Assuming a flow rate of 600,000 barrels of crude oil per day, a leak of nearly 12,000 barrels per day could go undetected. “Right now, there are 18 inches of ice over the Missouri River, and we can’t sample the water to look for hydrocarbons,” Crow Ghost said.

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Five Spills, Six Months in Operation: Dakota Access Track Record Highlights Unavoidable Reality — Pipelines Leak

The series of spills in the pipelines’ first months of operation underlines a fact that regulators and industry insiders know well: Pipelines leak. To regulators like Bill Suess, who deals with a crude oil spill nearly every day as North Dakota’s spill …

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Wellsite pipeline leak spills 560 barrels of oil emulsion into Alberta swamp

CALGARY — The Alberta Energy Regulator says a pipeline owned by Calgary-based Mount Bastion Oil & Gas Corp. has leaked about 560 barrels of an oil and water mixture at a northern Alberta wellsite. AER spokesman Jordan Fitzgerald says the regulator has …
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Yukon company captures oil-field spills

YUKON − After years of helping small oil and natural gas producers prevent and minimize spills, Yukon resident Jeremy Bird found a better way to make the leaks stop. Bird’s time in the field helped him see how rubber seals around the metal rod in an oil …
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Oil spills into Jones Falls, causes sheen on Inner Harbor water

Yost added that BGE is “working closely with local and environmental authorities to ensure the leak is contained and full environmental remediation is complete.” The U.S. Coast Guard estimates that about 50 gallons of lube oil spilled from a stormwater …
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A troubling trend of leaks and spills in the Sarnia area – and the fears of those who live nearby

Imperial Oil did take steps to fix the problem that caused the leak.) “Well, if there are no consequences, there are no deterrents,” says Joyce McLean — who served as a senior policy adviser at the Ministry of the Environment for five years in the 1990s.
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A look at some oil spills and leaks on the Prairies over the last decade

REGINA – It’s been a year since a Husky Energy pipeline leaked 225,000 litres of heavy oil and diluent near Maidstone, Sask. About 40 per cent of the spill reached the North Saskatchewan River. Here’s a list of some spills of oil and other materials on the …
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