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Anadarko Petroleum Corp. (APC) officials urged BP Plc to drill deeper into the Gulf of Mexico well that caused the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history even after BP warned that doing so would be unsafe.
North Carolina regulators say Duke Energy illegally pumped 61 million gallons of contaminated water from a coal ash pit into the Cape Fear River, marking the eighth time in less than a month the nation’s largest electricity company has been cited for environmental violations.
A 5-inch crack in a pipeline caused more than 10,000 gallons of crude oil to leak into a suburban nature preserve, officials said Thursday.
Twenty five years after the Exxon Valdez spill, most of the species have recovered. But some wildlife, as well as the people who live in the region, are still struggling.
Fire officials say oil leaked into a southwest Ohio nature preserve from a crude oil pipeline.
A federal grand jury planned to convene Tuesday as part of a widening criminal investigation triggered by the massive Duke Energy coal ash spill that coated 70 miles of the Dan River with toxic sludge.
The company has agreed to do weekly sheen monitoring and sheen removal in the cove and to do the same within 48 hours after rainfall.
The isolated wetland smelled like a garage when a reporter from The Associated Press visited last week, and the charred skeletons of burned trees rose out of water covered with an iridescent sheen and swirling, weathered oil.
Did an oil rig worker see the Malaysian jet going down?
Four contract workers have suffered burns in a flash fire at an Enterprise Products natural gas processing plant in South Texas.