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The Oil Spill Cleanup Illusion By Andrew Nikiforuk – Hakai Magazine – July 12, 2016 When the Deepwater Horizon well operated by BP (formerly British Petroleum) exploded and contaminated the Gulf of Mexico with at least 650 million liters of … Continue reading

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The California Spill and the Continuance of Harmful Oil Operations By Brittany Michelson – Environmental News Network – June 2, 2015 Plains All American Pipeline, the company responsible for the May 19th Refugio oil spill rakes in billions of dollars (over … Continue reading

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5 years later: Revisiting the areas most affected by the BP oil spill By Estelle Robichaux – Environmental Defense Fund Blog – April 16, 2015 April 20 marks the five-year anniversary of the BP oil spill, and people around the … Continue reading

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As New Risks Emerge in Producing and Transporting Oil, University of Washington Helps NOAA Plan for Spills NOAA’s Response and Restoration Blog – January 31, 2014 From fracking to oil trains, the landscape of oil production and transportation in North America has … Continue reading

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How to clean a lake with an unstoppable oil spill: Drain the lake By John Upton – Grist – September 26, 2013 We told you in July that tar-sands oil had been leaking into the Canadian wilderness from a drilling … Continue reading

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ExxonMobil faces federal lawsuit over Arkansas oil spill By Neela Banerjee – Los Angeles Times – June 13, 2013 The Justice Department and the state of Arkansas filed suit against the oil giant ExxonMobil over a March 29 pipeline rupture … Continue reading

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National Research Council releases report on ecological impacts of Deepwater Horizon spill By Steve Davies – Endangered Species & Wetlands Report – November 13, 2011 The magnitude and depth of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill will require an unprecedented effort … Continue reading

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Restoring America’s Rivers: Preparing for the Future Communities across the nation are facing increasingly extreme storms that bring damaging floods. These events can strain outdated infrastructure and endanger public safety. Restoring America’s Rivers tells the story of how community leaders … Continue reading

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Today the Deep Water Horizon Oil Spill has been declared the largest ‘unintentional’ oil spill in history http://www.washingtonpost.com/wpdyn/content/article/2010/ 08/02/AR2010080204695.html?wpisrc=nl_headline. It also is not the only oil spill in the news. Last week EPA reported that over a million gallons of … Continue reading

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