Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Tag: oil spill

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.

Divers find likely source of oil spill in Gulf of Mexico...

The spill is located 2 miles south of Port Fourchon, Louisiana and has so far remained at sea and has not impacted the shoreline.

Tropical cyclone causes miles-long oil slick

Oil spills have become an "unfortunate byproduct" of building large oil rigs in hurricane-prone areas.

Indigenous communities march for justice a year on from devastating Amazon...

“Together with the communities we will continue to fight and pursue all legal options nationally and internationally because the rights of 27,000 Kichwa people and the rights of nature have been clearly violated."

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Democrats remain the bulwark against losing what freedoms remain—like it or not!

If not Democrats, flawed or not, then who defies the menace of reaction, advances America, and even confronts climate change with serious, systemic reforms?

Media ignore criticism of DHS’s new ‘disinformation’ board—unless it’s from the right

The board’s stated mission would be to address “disinformation spread by foreign states such as Russia, China and Iran,” as well as “transnational criminal organizations and human-smuggling organizations.”

It’s not enough to resist—we have to build, too

So I want you to commit today: Double your efforts in the struggles you are involved in. Join that campaign you’ve been thinking about joining. Show that real solidarity.

Does Flint, Michigan, have clean water yet? The answer is complicated.

Even if the city has clean water, many people still struggle to accept that they’re being told the truth this time. 

God on his Side? Doug Mastriano’s rise in Pennsylvania’s GOP gubernatorial primary

Another extreme wing of the Republican Party is emerging, and it’s not all Trump.