by Ari Phillips Posted on 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
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
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
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.
by Katie Valentine Posted on May 6, 2014
Life is returning to the Macondo well blowout site, but oil remains buried in the sea floor.
by Katie Valentine Posted on May 1, 2014
Another CSX train carrying 8,000 tons of coal derailed in Maryland early Thursday morning.
by Ryan Koronowski Posted on April 30, 2014
The City of Lynchburg said that between 12 and 14 crude oil tanker cars derailed next to the James River, though fortunately there have been no reported injuries.
by Emily Atkin Posted on April 30, 2014
The discovery at comes one week after a federal scientists released a report warning that the United States is woefully unprepared to handle oil spills in the Arctic.