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New sponge to make clean-up of oil spill sites easier

A new material that can absorb up to 90 times its own weight has the potential to replace sorbents to clean-up oil spill sites.

A new material created by Seth Darling and his colleagues at the… 218 more words

Good News

The Disastrous Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Occurred This Day 28-Years Ago; March 24, 1989.

by Anura Guruge

Remember it well since it was the BIG news story at the time my eldest daughter, Danielle, was being born.

So Danielle will be 28 soon. 54 more words

Anura Guruge

Federal agencies respond to Enbridge oil spill at industrial site east of Edmonton

Federal agencies are responding to an oil spill at an Enbridge Inc. storage site that contaminated a creek in an area east of Edmonton. 247 more words

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Alberta backcountry user groups alarmed after oil spill in Kananaskis Country  

The cleanup is continuing Monday after an oil spill in Kananaskis Country. The leak was detected in the popular Alberta recreation region on Thursday when a Husky Energy operator discovered oil beside a pipeline. 457 more words

Environment

Husky, energy regulator assess leak of crude oil into southwest Alberta creek

Alberta’s Energy Regulator says a pipeline has leaked crude oil in southwestern Alberta.

AER spokeswoman Monica Hermary says Husky Energy (TSX:HSE) of Calgary reported the spill at Cox Hill Creek on Thursday around 3 p.m. 228 more words

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