Oil, Gas, Mining & Chemical Leaks

Oil Spills:

Shedding light on oil behaviors before the next spill

Countries with poor marine safety records linked to oil spill vessels

A case study of consensus modelling for tracking oil spills

A new paradigm in oil spill modelling for decision making

Scientists explore oil clean-up properties of aquatic ferns

Sea surface oil slick light component vaporization and heavy residue sinking    

The immediate aftermath of an oil spill     Scientists develop mesh that captures oil - but let's water through

Researcher develops virtual wall which could stop the spread of oil and could build an invisible barrier to oi spills

Hydraulic fracturing chemical spills on agricultural land need scrutiny     

How to clean up oil spills   Can bacteria combat oil spill disasters?

Can sound science guide dispersant use during subsea oil spills

To ensure safety of offshore drilling and production, government should modify oversight practices, focus on 'culture and safety'

New study finds a natural oil dispersion mechanism for deep-ocean blowout

Emergency declared after Husky oil spill

Toxic dispersant used to clean oil spill

Cleanup underway, but cause of oilsands pipeline spill undetermined

NOAA responds to Santa Barbara oil spill

Oil spill leaves 100,000 Mexicans without water

West Virginia train derails: fires, oil tanker into river

Oil spill in Alabama spreads as mucked cleanup persists Part 1

Arctic standards: recommendations on oil spill prevention, response and safety   Policy recommendations

Deepwater Horizon:

In Deep Water: Weak Governance and the Gulf Oil Spill - a 30 year timeline Gulf Oil Spill: One Year Later

At least 200,000 tons of oil and gas from Deepwater Horizon Spill consumed by Gulf bacteria

Footprint of Deepwater Horizon blowout impact to deep-water coral communities

The Deepwater Horizon aftermath    The weathering of oil after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill    

Oil residues accelerate coastal wetland losses     Clean-up makes 2010 spill 52-times more toxic

Gulf Coast residents say BP oil spill changed their environmental views

Study on impact to coral communities from Deepwater Horizon spill      

Dirty blizzard: new theory may explain missing oil in Gulf spill

'Dirty blizzard' sent 2010 Gulf oil spill pollution to seafloor    Where did Deepwater Horizon oil go? 

BP to pay record $20.8 bin Gulf of Mexico oil spill    BP's $4.5 bn deal over US oil spill approved by judge

US National Academy of Sciences Response Program to $4 Billion Court Settlement

US court upholds BP settlement for Gulf oil spill

Other oil spils:

Emergency declared after Husky oil spill

Toxic dispersant used to clean oil spill

Cleanup underway, but cause of oilsands pipeline spill undetermined

NOAA responds to Santa Barbara oil spill

Oil spill leaves 100,000 Mexicans without water

West Virginia train derails: fires, oil tanker into river

Oil spill in Alabama spreads as mucked cleanup persists Part 1

Arctic standards: recommendations on oil spill prevention, response and safety   Policy recommendations

West Virginia's message to the nation

Chevron to pay $155 million for oil spill in Brazil   S. Korea sets $694 minimum payout for 2007 oil spill

Water emergency in Peruvian Amazon after 3,000 barrel oil spill contaminates 2 rivers

Oil spil hits popular Thai tourist island    Following marine oil leakge, Thailand tightens regulations 

Dead fish after huge oil spill in Philippines     S. Korea cleans up after oil spill

Leaks prompt concern over bitumen extraction methods

Oil spill in Hood Canal larger than first estimated

Public water contaminated by Montana oil spill

Russia battles to contain Black sea oil spill

UN sees 'limited' impact of Bangladesh's Sundarbansoil spill 

Shell compensates Nigerians over 'devastating' oil spills

Gas Leaks:

Why engineers ca't stop Los Angeles enormous methane leak

Probe blames Sinopec, Qingdao city for China pipeline blast    The dangers underneath

America's natural gas system is leaky and in need of a fix

Mining Spills:

Brazil police accuse 7 of murder over Samarco dam burst

Toxic spill from Colorado mine creeps through US southwest

Toxic mine leak turns Mexico river orange

Emerfgency declared in Canada over mine tailings spill

Massive breach of toxic waste pond at Mt Polleymine, Canada

DR Congo's second city poisoned by years of mining

Mine spill causes 'extensive pollution' in Kruger Park river

Chemical spills:

Toxic orange chemical cloud forces over 60,000 people to stay indoors in Spain after factory accident

West Virginia chemical spill triggers tap water ban    Elk River chemical spill one year later