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2009-05-07 13:35:00

Company has also agreed to upgrade spill prevention and response plans WASHINGTON, May 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Anadarko Petroleum Co., and two related oil production companies have agreed to pay a civil penalty of more than $1 million and implement injunctive relief, develop facility response plans, and revise spill prevention as well as containment plans at a cost of more than $8 million during the term of the settlement in order to resolve violations of the Clean Water Act, the...

2009-03-19 10:42:20

WWF renews calls for a time-out on offshore oil drilling

2009-03-16 14:00:19

A new Queen's University study shows that detergents used to clean up spills of diesel oil actually increase its toxicity to fish, making it more harmful.

2008-10-06 15:05:00

By EVANS, Ryan SAUSAGES, blankets, blotter pads and pillows will soon be protecting New Plymouth's waterways from oil and petrol spills.

2008-10-06 03:00:14

By Anonymous Hurricane Gustav resulted in at least 33 oil spills, ranging from simple sheens to 8,000-gallon spills, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said today. Most of the oil spills were sheens, not slicks, so were of minimal wildlife concern, the agency said.

2008-10-03 15:00:14

Intelli-Check - Mobilisa, Inc.

2008-09-23 12:00:28

By MATTHEW BOWERS By Matthew Bowers The Virginian-Pilot NORFOLK A decommissioned research ship spilled 1,400 to 1,700 gallons of diesel fuel into the Elizabeth River early Monday, sending the smell of fuel wafting through downtown and drawing cleanup crews from several agencies.

2008-09-17 00:00:15

OIL giants Amoco yesterday won an appeal against a pounds 25,000 fine for allowing 6.4 tons of diesel fuel to leak into the North Sea. Appeal judges ruled that a sheriff in Aberdeen had been wrong to convict the firm of breaching the Oil Pollution Act.

2008-09-15 21:00:14

By Madhu Krishnamurthy mkrishnamurthy@@dailyherald.com An environmental firm is cleaning up roughly 30 gallons of diesel fuel that spilled onto Bangs Lake in Wauconda Friday morning. Village officials are asking residents to stay out of the water until the fuel is removed.

2008-08-22 00:00:19

By Len Wells (618) 842-2159 or lenwells@wabash.net It's never good news when a high-pressure pipeline breaks - anywhere. However, when the 20-inch Marathon Oil Corp.