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Washington Post
10/21/2018

A 14-year-long oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico verges on becoming one of the worst in U.S. history
NOAA
10/19/2018

NOAA staff joined with scientific and technical experts across North America to learn about recent research and development, case histories, and response policy issues at the 41st Arctic and Marine Oil Spill Program (AMOP) Technical Seminar on Envir

EPA has laid charges against one company and two individuals under the Environment Protection Act 1970 after investigating an alleged oil spill into the Yarra River.
Huffington Post
10/19/2018

The administration has taken a scalpel to reforms made in the aftermath of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
Topix.net
10/18/2018

There are few questions more important in the context of oil spill liability than who constitutes a Responsible Party under the U.S.'s Oil Pollution Act . Recently, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit in United States v.

The Kenya Pipeline Company (KPC) has been accused of neglecting victims of oil spillage that occurred in Thange village in Kibwezi East in 2015. The oil, which spilled when a pipe burst, contaminated the
10/18/2018

This report presents the worldwide Chemical Spill Kits market size (value, production and consumption), splits the breakdown (data status 2013-2018 and forecast to 2025), by manufacturers, region, type and application. This study also analyzes the m

Among the many lessons learned during the 2017 Hurricane season, we recognized that addressing children's mental and behavioral health needs is a major concern in hurricane-affected areas. CDC's At Risk Task Force (ARTF) was established in 2017 to e

Most of us are familiar with the parental-like voice in the back of our minds that helps guide our decision-making-asking us questions like, "Have you called your grandmother lately?" For many that voice serves as a gentle, yet constant reminder to
Inside Climate
10/17/2018

The Star Tribune Pipeline company Enbridge says a worst-case oil spill on its planned Line 3 replacement across northern Minnesota would cost up to $1.4 billion, assuming it could shut down the oil flow within 13 minutes. Minnesota regulators set so

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