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2009-01-14 07:50:00

According to the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), a corroded pipeline ruptured on Christmas Day in the ConocoPhillips’ Kuparuk Alaskan oil field dumping 94,920 gallons of oil-laced water onto the North Slope.

2006-02-02 15:50:00

An oil tanker carrying nearly 5 million gallons of oil and gasoline was struck by an ice floe and ran aground while loading oil products at an Alaska refinery on Thursday, causing a spill, a state official and the refining company said.


Word of the Day
cespitose
  • Growing in low tufty patches.
The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.
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