Oil Spills

Drone footage captures extent of US oil leak

Drone footage has captured the scale of a 5,000 barrel oil leak in North Dakota.<p>The leak was discovered by Keystone pipeline operators TransCanada on Thursday.

Drones

Keystone Pipeline Shut Down After Oil Spill

The Keystone Pipeline was shut down in some parts of the country after more than 200,000 gallons of oil leaked in South Dakota, according to …

South Dakota

Energy Recap: Keystone Pipeline In The News After Oil Leak

Every Friday, Seeking Alpha provides a roundup of insightful opinion and analysis articles in the energy sector.<p>In this edition, we highlight …

Business

210K gallons of oil leak from Keystone Pipeline in South Dakota

About 5,000 barrels, or 210,000 gallons of oil, leaked Thursday from a section of the Keystone Pipeline in South Dakota, according to operator …

Portland, OR

Zoöpolis

<i>In</i> Animal Geographies: Place, Politics, and Identity in the Nature-Culture Borderlands<i>, published by Verso in 1998, editors Jody Emel and Jennifer</i> …

Urban Ecology

BRIEF-TransCanada responds to oil leak in Amherst, South Dakota

Nov 16 (Reuters) - TransCanada Corp TRP.TO :<p>* TransCanada responds to oil leak in Amherst, South Dakota<p>* Safely shut down keystone pipeline at about …

South Dakota

Insurer Ordered to Pay $1 Billion Over 2002 Prestige Oil Spill

A Spanish court has ordered a British P&I insurer to pay a whopping $1 billion fine over the 2002 Prestige oil spill. The single-hulled oil tanker …

Merchant Shipping

Prestige oil spill: court awards Spain 1.6 billion euros in damages

A court in Spain has awarded the Spanish government 1.6 billion euros in compensation for the Prestige oil spill, one of Europe’s worst environmental disasters.<p>The tanker split up in 2002 after being adrift at sea for six days.<p>The regional government of Gallicia, where the Prestige sank, and France …

Spain

British insurer faces $1bn fine over gigantic Prestige oil spill

A British insurer is facing a $1bn (£760m) fine by a Spanish court for its role in one of Europe's worst ever environmental disasters fifteen years ago.<p>Oil tanker Prestige sunk off the coast of northern Spain in 2002 after splitting in half, polluting thousands of miles of beach and causing huge …

Environment

In Bonn, Trump’s Answer to Global Warming? Drill, Baby, Drill!

Every year around this time, negotiators from across the globe meet in one city or another—Montreal, Marrakech, Copenhagen, Paris—to resolve that the world really ought come up with a plan to do something about climate change. This year’s Conference of the Parties, the twenty-third such gathering, …

Science

One person injured after heavy oil leak at Shell Scotford northeast of Fort Saskatchewan

One person was injured and the Shell Scotford site was evacuated for several hours after a heavy oil mixture leak on Wednesday afternoon.<p>The …

Canadian News

Missouri students protest university's holdings in fossil fuel companies

When the cardboard oil derrick set up on Speaker’s Circle at the University of Missouri blew over in a gust of wind, the symbolism was complete for …

University of Missouri

Now is the Perfect Time For the North and South to Divide

Let’s face it. These are trying times. The A<i>ssault on Reason</i>, as Al Gore calls it, is a war in full bloom on all fronts. One that, sadly, seems to only get worse as the days go by. The more proof that emerges revealing the overwhelming majority of our country’s most powerful leaders are nothing but …

Deepwater Horizon

Oil spill hits Sorsogon villages

BARCELONA, Sorsogon --- An oil spill, said to have come from a cargo vessel battered by strong winds as Tropical Storm "Salome" was crossing the …

Philippines

What's on Ian Hanomansing's Now or Never list?

Ian Hanomansing has been a CBC reporter since 1986. From reporting on the Exxon Valdez oil spill to covering seven Olympic Games — he's done it …

How dividends can turbocharge your stock portfolio

I am a huge believer in reinvesting dividends.<p>What does that mean exactly? It means I use the money that companies like Microsoft and Chevron pay me four times a year on each share that I own — that is called a dividend — to buy more stock in those companies.<p>I don’t use it to buy sports tickets. No …

Stocks

The Exxon Valdez Of Administrations

Cross-posted from TomDispatch.com<p>Back in May 2013, a word came to mind that I wanted to see in all our vocabularies. It wasn’t the ever-present “terrorist” but “terrarist” and I meant it to describe people intent on destroying the planetary environment that had welcomed and nurtured so many …

Climate

Drilling, Drilling, Everywhere

Will the Trump administration take down the Arctic Refuge?<p>Cross-posted from TomDispatch.com<p>What happens in the Arctic doesn’t just stay up north. It affects the world, as that region is the integrator of our planet’s climate systems, atmospheric and oceanic. At the moment, the northernmost places …

Nature

Calapan oil spill affects hectares of rice farms

Raymond Panaligan for ABS-CBN News<p>Posted at Nov 10 2017 03:24 AM<p>Share<p>Save<p>Workers clean up a site affected by an oil spill from the DMCI Power Corp. …

Environment

Ennore oil spill: What is happening?

Two ships, the Dawn Kanchipuram and the BW Maple, collided off Ennore on January 28 causing an oil spill of 251.46 tonnes. An investigation by the …

Environment

DoE

KUANTAN: The government will enact a new law on protecting nature to better tackle current environmental issues in Malaysia.<p>Department of Environment …

Environment

GOP Congressman Says Nature Has A Way Of Cleaning Up Massive Oil Spills

Louie Gohmert of Texas claims he drove along the Gulf Coast looking for oil after Deepwater Horizon exploded but found only "a drop or two here and there.”<p>WASHINGTON — In the wake of the Deepwater Horizon explosion, a concerned Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) jumped in his car and drove from Tyler, …

News

Only The Brave review

Josh Brolin headlines ensemble drama Only The Brave, telling the real-life story of heroic firefighters. Here's our review.Following the template of …

Movies

Only the Brave review: a beautifully slow, reverential lament for fallen firefighters

<b>Dir: Joseph Kosinski. Cast: Josh Brolin, Miles Teller, Jeff Bridges, James Badge Dale, Taylor Kitsch, Jennifer Connelly, Andie MacDowell. 12A cert, 133 mins</b><p>It’s that time of year when epics of American sacrifice, heaving with rugged masculine emotion, infallibly come around. Peter Berg gave us a …

Josh Brolin

Chinese fishermen to appeal after losing oil spill lawsuit to ConocoPhillips

A court in northern China’s Tianjin on Tuesday ruled against a lawsuit by local fishermen who demanded US oil giant ConocoPhillips pay more than 1 …

News (China)

Nigeria: Oil Spills Linked to Infant Deaths in Niger Delta

(file photo).<p>Babies in Nigeria are twice as likely to die in the first month of life if their mothers were living near an oil spill before falling …

Niger Delta

Here’s what the Saudi royal purge means for investors

Oil, oil, oil.<p>It was on everyone’s lips following news that Saudi Arabia — home to one-fifth of the world’s proven oil reserves — had detained 38 of its wealthiest and most prominent citizens over the weekend as Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman flexed his grip on power.<p>The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia …

Prince Alwaleed bin Talal

Photographer documents WWII veteran's life, turns passion into business

Robert Stapleton has always loved two things: photography and Alaska. From a young age, scenes of sweeping arctic landscape and wild winter mammals captured his imagination and instilled in him a sense of adventure. Now a full-time freelancing photojournalist and Alaskan resident, Rob is preparing …

News (U.S.)

100 litres of diesel has spilled into a Welsh river and is spreading

AROUND one hundred litres of diesel has leaked into the River Neath following an oil spill from a boat.<p>The incident happened close to Briton Ferry as …

News (Wales)

ANWR tests spirit of bipartisanship between Sens. Murkowski and Cantwell

For months, the top Republican and Democrat on the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee had worked together to craft a comprehensive energy bill.<p>But that bipartisan spirit was tested Thursday as Republican Chair Lisa Murkowski (Alaska) and ranking Democrat Maria Cantwell (Wash.) clashed …

U.S. Politics