by Jeff Spross Posted on August 20, 2014
Officials shut down 15 miles of the river and closed intake valves to prevent the fuel from entering drinking water supplies.
by Emily Atkin Posted on July 29, 2014 Updated: July 29, 2014
"Yes, I'm concerned," lead researcher Charles Fisher said. "The ocean is under a lot of pressure ... and the deep sea is starting to feel it as well."
by Tom Kenworthy Posted on July 29, 2014 Updated: July 29, 2014
They are happening twice a day “and usually without anyone telling residents.”
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by Katie Valentine Posted on July 8, 2014
The small Quebec town is struggling to come to terms with the losses the crash inflicted.
by Ari Phillips Posted on June 30, 2014 Updated: June 30, 2014
“Then the birds started coming in, and when the tide went out it left thousands of them. We tried to treat them but we didn’t know what we were doing. This was the first time this had ever happened. And they all died.”
by Katie Valentine Posted on June 23, 2014 Updated: June 23, 2014
Floodwaters caused a storage tank to dip down onto a bank, damaging a valve that caused oil to leak out of the tank.
by Emily Atkin Posted on June 11, 2014
Exxon's argument against the case would make the Clean Water Act a "meaningless jumble of words," a federal judge ruled.
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on May 15, 2014 Updated: May 15, 2014
A 20 inch wide, above-ground oil line ruptured last night around 1 a.m., sending a geyser of oil 30 feet into the air according to local reports.
by Katie Valentine Posted on May 13, 2014
Because the well is under confidential status, the size of the spill isn't being released.
by Jeff Spross Posted on May 9, 2014 Updated: May 10, 2014
The spill started Sunday and was contained to the creek by Wednesday, but it's only the latest in a rash of spills that have already occurred this year.