Wednesday, July 24, 2024

Tag: oil spill

First Nation sues Alberta Energy Regulator over Kearl Tailings Pond spill

The lawsuit alleges “negligence, nuisance, breach of the duty to consult, breach of the Honour of the Crown, breach of fiduciary duty, and unjustified treaty infringement by the AER and Alberta against the ACFN.”

Trinidad and Tobago faces historic environmental crisis with massive oil spill

The spill, emanating from a ship named Gulfstream, has wreaked havoc on over 25 miles of pristine coastline, endangering the coral reefs, Atlantic beaches, and the livelihoods dependent on these natural resources.

1 million gallon oil leak in Gulf of Mexico detected by...

Officials said the leak might be from the Main Pass Oil Gathering Company's (MPOG) pipeline system off the coast of New Orleans.

Ships are dumping oil up to 3,000x per year in Europe’s...

“Whether it is a lack of resources by relevant national authorities, or flaws in EMSA’s accountability system, bilge dumping remains an uncomfortable and toxic reality in our oceans.”

Sunlight plays key role in oil spill cleanup, study finds

It establishes that sunlight plays a bigger role in the fate of oil spills than previously thought, ScienceNews reported.

Taylor Energy agrees to pay for cleanup of longest-running oil spill...

Taylor Energy will pay upwards of $43 million in penalties and transfer $432 million as a trust to the Department to start cleaning up the 17-year spill.

A massive oil spill helped one billionaire avoid paying income tax...

Phyllis Taylor’s company is responsible for the longest-running oil spill in U.S. history. That’s been a disaster for the Gulf of Mexico — but a tax bonanza for Taylor.

Mariner East 2 pipeline charged with 48 environmental crimes in Pennsylvania

A grand jury report detailed extensive spills during the multi-year construction project.

Birds and other wildlife found covered in oil in Gulf of...

While there is no official estimate of how much crude oil spilled from the Alliance Refinery, LDWF said it could take weeks to save the affected wildlife.

Fossil fuel leaks, spills, flaring & chemical releases after Hurricane Ida...

The damage done after Hurricane Ida from the fossil fuel and petrochemical industry could be among the worst of such events ever recorded.

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Trumpism is not a slippery slope but a mountain avalanche on steroids.

Trump attempting to recalibrate campaign after Harris becomes Democratic nominee

With Vice President Kamala Harris now the presumptive Democratic nominee, Trump and his campaign face new challenges in the race to the 2024 election.

EPA’s $4.3 billion initiative to combat climate pollution across 30 states

The EPA’s announcement of $4.3 billion in funding for 25 projects aims to address climate pollution and advance environmental justice across 30 states, marking a significant step in the fight against climate change.
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Outrage and calls for justice after Sonya Massey’s fatal shooting by police in Illinois

Campaigners and political leaders across the United States respond with outrage and calls for justice after the release of body camera footage showing the deadly police shooting of Sonya Massey, an unarmed 36-year-old Black woman from Springfield, Illinois.

Can humanity repair its relationship with nature? Weaving Earth Education Center offers a promising...

This all-ages education center reminds us that “we are a part of this earth, not apart from it.”