Originally published by The Globe and Mail. BY: NATHAN VANDERKLIPPE, The Globe and Mail A large amount of oil has spilled from an Alberta pipeline into a creek, with an early estimate of 1,000 to 3,000 barrels leaking into a tributary of the Red Deer River, one of the province’s most important waterways. Plains Midstream Canada […]
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Originally published on Canada.com A ring of proposed pipeline and resource development projects surrounding Vancouver Island would dramatically increase the number of tankers and freighters in nearby waterways, and there are growing fears – on both sides of the border – that Canada is not prepared to deal with a major oil spill. Sheila Malcolmson, […]
Published originally on Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization Despite the recovery initiatives suggested by the United Nations, the Nigerian government has so far failed to take action against the ongoing oil spills, which are threatening the natural habitat of more than a million Ogoni people . Below is an article published by Yale Environment 360: The Ogoniland […]
Michigan residents discuss the ongoing cleanup of the 2010 Kalamazoo River tar sands pipeline oil spill.
Originally published on AdvisorOne. BY MARLENE Y. SATTER, ADVISORONE Nigeria was hit with a double whammy over the past few days: first an oil spill that could develop into its worst since January of 1998, and then a series of Christmas Day bombings that escalated the strife in the oil-rich country. Production on the deepwater oil […]
Originally published in the Times Colonist. By Chris Genovali And Misty MacDuffee, Times Colonist On British Columbia’s south coast, Kinder Morgan wants to triple the amount of crude oil being shipped from Vancouver’s Burrard Inlet through Georgia Strait, the Fraser estuary, Gulf Islands, Haro Strait and Juan de Fuca Strait. The proposed pipeline expansions would […]
Originally published on Boston.com In July 2010, in the northeastern port city of Dalian, China, two oil pipelines exploded, sending flames hundreds of feet into the air and burning for over 15 hours, destroying several structures – the cause of the explosion is under investigation. The damaged pipes released thousands of gallons of oil, which […]