oil spill

Delinquent $13.8 Billion Pipeline Company Receives Minor Fine For Major Oil Spill

March 31, 2018

In the last 12 years, Marathon Petroleum Corporation, who manage one of the largest petroleum pipeline networks in the U.S., has had 61 incidents, 12 of which have been in Indiana, including recent spill of 42,000 gallons of diesel. In the same week they had to pay fine of $300 thousand for spill last year…

Largest Marine Spill in History of Natural Gas Condensate

January 27, 2018

Leading expert on marine oil spills, Professor Richard Steiner, who worked on Exxon Valdez spill, says there has never been a spill of this type before and the environmental response was ‘utterly lacking’.

Massive Oil Spill in East China Sea Is the Size of Paris

January 19, 2018

In one of the worst oil shipping disasters in decades, a tanker carrying $60 million of Iranian oil collided with a Chinese cargo ship. We speak with marine biologist David Santillo about the possible effects on marine ecosystems

Offshore Drilling Off the Table in the Atlantic, but What about the Gulf and the Arctic?

March 17, 2016

The Obama administration’s ban on offshore drilling will aid reaching the Paris climate change targets, say environmentalist Sierra Weaver of Southern Environmental Law Center and Michael LeVine of Oceana

World’s Oceans Face “Irreparable Damage”

July 2, 2014

Rashid Sumaila: Global Ocean Commission gives world leaders a five- year window for intervention before overfishing and climate change negatively impact the world’s food supply, clean air, and climate stability

Deadly Railcar Explosions in Quebec and Alabama Tied to Volatile Bakken Oil pt1

December 5, 2013

Exclusive aerial video by the Public Herald documents the spreading of oil in Alabama’s wetlands, adding to the more than 17,000 reported U.S. oil spills that happened between 2010-2012

Are Contractors Responsible for Oil Spill Clean-Up Profiting from Negligence? pt2

December 5, 2013

Scott Smith: Oil spill contractors deliberately avoid using proper clean-up technology, thereby exacerbating oil spill disasters in order to profit