Accident Causes Fuel Tank Leak, Traffic Delay on I-77 N

COLUMBIA, SC (WLTX) – A tractor trailer accident accident and resulting fuel tank leak is causing a traffic delay on I-77 N, near Exit 12 (Forest Drive and Strom Thurmond Boulevard). The incident, which occurred at around 6:16 a.m., has the left two lanes of I-77 N closed a mile south of Exit 12 (Forest …

Keystone Pipeline Leak Underscores Danger of Fossil Fuels

The past week was chock-full of depressing revelations about the fossil fuel industry. I'm not talking about the hot air the Trump administration released at the UN climate negotiations in Bonn promoting oil, gas and coal—which got them jeered off stage. I mean the multiple exposés of the damaging …

Russian nuclear plant leaked radioactive cloud

leak at that time. The Russian agency said that the ruthenium-106 has then been detected in Tatarstan and then in the south of Russia, before getting it fixed from the 29th of September " in all european countries, from Italy and north of Europe ". Mayak is now a reprocessing site for spent nuclear fuel.

Nebraska board OKs new route for oil line

On Saturday, TransCanada said it sent additional crews and equipment to the site of a 210,000-gallon oil spill in South Dakota from the Keystone pipeline. TransCanada said it is making progress in its investigation into the spill cause on farmland in Marshall County, near the North Dakota border, about …

Nebraska board OKs new route for oil line

Business groups and some unions support the project as a way to create jobs and reduce the risk of shipping the oil by trains that can derail. President Barack Obama's administration studied the project for years before finally rejecting it in 2015 because of concerns about carbon pollution. President …