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Approximately 2,100 gallons of raw crude discharged in Louisiana marsh

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State now controlling ongoing oil spill cleanup that’s been in effect since Februrary (Washington)

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Barge collision in Houston ship channel sends gasoline reformate into waterway

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Oil Spill Threatens UNESCO Heritage Site in Pacific

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  (ECOWatch)   An oil spill in the Pacific Ocean’s Solomon Islands after a mining company’s cargo ship ran aground is threatening an endangered environmental gem. “The impact of this oil spill will have a devastating effect on the surrounding environment, including potentially on a protected UNESCO World Heritage Site, as well as the livelihood of the people of Rennell,” ...

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Oil spill from pipeline second from same company within a month

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(NOLA.com) About 420 gallons of crude oil spilled from a damaged disposal line Friday (Dec. 14) near Garden Island Bay at the foot of Plaquemines Parish, according to the US Coast Guard. It’s the second oil spill within a month from equipment owned by the same Texas-based company. In a news release, the Coast Court reported officials were notified just ...

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Oil spills from well in Rattlesnake Bayou

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(The Maritime Executive) The U.S. Coast Guard is responding to an oil discharge near Port Sulphur, Louisiana. On Sunday, Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report from the National Response Center that a crude oil well in Rattle Snake Bayou, southwest of Port Sulphur, was leaking. The amount discharged has not been determined; the well is rated ...

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Hundreds of gallons of oil overflow in Boston

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(Boston 25) Hazmat crews responded after hundreds of gallons of oil overflowed in Boston Sunday. Crews responded to Washington Street for reports of a heating oil overflow and spill Sunday evening. The oil company had showed up to fill the tanks, and oil overflowed into a built-in reservoir, which Boston Fire said was built into the concrete in the event that ...

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In-Situ burn scheduled for Louisiana oil spill

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(KATC) The Coast Guard, state, and federal agencies are responding to a crude oil spill in the marsh near Dulac. The spill happened Thursday afternoon; authorities believed that about 420 gallons of crude oil spilled from a flow line owned by Texas Petroleum Investment Corporation was dumped into an unnamed marsh in the Lake Paige Oil and Gas Field. A ...

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14 year long oil spill quietly seeps into Gulf

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(Washington Post) An oil spill that has been quietly leaking millions of barrels into the Gulf of Mexico has gone unplugged for so long that it now verges on becoming one of the worst offshore disasters in U.S. history. Between 300 and 700 barrels of oil per day have been spewing from a site 12 miles off the Louisiana coast ...

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Small amount of diesel in NJ Days Creek

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  Tap Into Chatham   CHATHAM, NJ – Chatham Borough first responders and Morris County Hazmat personnel were called to deal with a small diesel fuel spill in Days Creek around noontime on Wednesday. According to Steve Williams, Chatham Borough Administrator, a “small amount of diesel fuel” was reported in Days Creek. An absorbent “boom” was placed in the creek ...

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