Crews cleaning reservoir after truck carrying live turkeys crashed – ksl.com


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Crews cleaning reservoir after truck carrying live turkeys crashed
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DEER CREEK RESERVOIR — Water supply managers shut down a key culinary water supply aqueduct from Deer Creek Reservoir Thursday after a truck full of live turkeys crashed into the water, resulting in a leak of about 100 gallons of diesel fuel.

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The utility and controversy of disposal wells – Farm Forum

The utility and controversy of disposal wells
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During hydraulic fracturing – commonly known as fracking – water mixed with industrial chemicals and proppants (a mix of sand or ceramic particles) are forced into the well system to release oil and gas. The waste water from the process is the so

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US military plane in fuel leak emergency – The Clare Herald

US military plane in fuel leak emergency
The Clare Herald
A US military transport plane made an emergency landing at Shannon Airport yesterday after the crew reported they had suffered a fuel leak over the Atlantic. The United States Navy C130H Hercules, with the nickname 'Shenanigans' printed on the fuselage

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Fuel spill closes road – East Oregonian (subscription)

Fuel spill closes road
East Oregonian (subscription)
An Iowa semi-truck driver was headed to Barhyte Specialty Foods to pick up a load of products. Dale McCloud pulled his Kenworth rig into a driveway just below the business to turn the truck around. As his partner, Michelle Chastain, guided him back

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Rep. Janice Hahn meets with Wilmington residents affected by oil spill – Daily Breeze

Rep. Janice Hahn meets with Wilmington residents affected by oil spill
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Rep. Janice Hahn meets with Wilmington residents affected by oil spill. Oil leak clean up crews in Wilmington trying to stop and contain oil from a ruptured pipeline on Neptune Avenue. File photo, March 18, 2014. (Brad Graverson / Staff Photographer).

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Court Papers: Ship In Texas Oil Spill Was Speeding – CBS Local


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Court Papers: Ship In Texas Oil Spill Was Speeding
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The owner of a tugboat that collided with a ship last month, dumping nearly 170,000 gallons of oil into the Houston Ship Channel, claims the ship was speeding and being operated in a reckless manner. (Mario Tama/Getty Images) …
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House approves bill that addresses oil spill preparation – The Union Leader

House approves bill that addresses oil spill preparation
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CONCORD — The House wants state environmental regulators to be prepared and able to respond to a possible oil spill on the Portland to Montreal pipeline through the northern section of the state. Currently crude oil is transported from Portland to

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Oil leak mopped up but questions remain – MSN NZ News


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Oil leak mopped up but questions remain
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Mobil Oil New Zealand says it's still investigating how fuel escaped from a containment bund around its storage tanks in Lyttelton when they were hit by a slip seven weeks ago. After heavy rain the equivalent of 300 dump-truck loads of soil slipped

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Oil slick backs up rush hour traffic around Purdue – WLFI.com

Oil slick backs up rush hour traffic around Purdue
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Purdue firefighters said a CityBus sprung a hydraulic leak shortly after 6 p.m., creating an oil slick about four feet wide around portions of Oval Drive, State Street and University Avenue to Beering Hall where the bus stopped. Investigators aren't

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US not ready to deal with oil spill, marine accident in Arctic: NRC study – seattlepi.com (blog)


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US not ready to deal with oil spill, marine accident in Arctic: NRC study
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The United States is unequipped to handle an oil spill or any kind of marine disaster in Arctic waters even as melting ice encourages energy development, according to a new report by the National Research Council. A polar bear and her cubs at Kaktovik
What Happens When Oil Spills in the Arctic?National Geographic
The US is completely unprepared for the inevitable Arctic oil spillSalon
Report: Arctic Oil Spill Readiness Virtually NonexistentDe Smog Blog (blog)
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