Freight train derailment: Emergency crews reach sulphuric acid spill site for first time – ABC Online


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Freight train derailment: Emergency crews reach sulphuric acid spill site for first time
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A helicopter will dump limestone at the site of the derailment to neutralise acid that is leaking, and sandbags filled with limestone will be put in Horse Creek "to treat flows already in the creek", Queensland Police said. Environment Minister Dr
Sulphuric acid spill from derailed freight train prompts water contamination fearThe Guardian
Acid spill clean-up starts todayCourier Mail
Wet weather means no access to sulphuric acid spill todayThe Sunshine Coast Daily

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‘Emerging Concern’ About Sulfuric Acid Leak from Crashed Train – Huffington Post Australia


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'Emerging Concern' About Sulfuric Acid Leak from Crashed Train
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Wet weather is hampering the efforts of authorities to get to a derailed train in north west Queensland that crashed carrying almost a million litres of sulfuric acid, as drone footage reveals the scale of the situation. Emergency services have been
Fears of 30k-litre sulphuric acid leak from Aussie trainThe Nation
Fears sulphuric acid leaked from derailed train near Julia Creek into waterwayABC Online
Queensland waterways contaminated by sulphuric acid from train near Mount IsaDaily Mail
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Sulphuric acid spill from derailed freight train prompts water contamination fear – The Guardian


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Sulphuric acid spill from derailed freight train prompts water contamination fear
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A derailed freight train that spilled tens of thousands of litres of sulphuric acid in north-west Queensland is set to undergo further tests amid fears the toxic cargo will contaminate nearby water. All of the train's 26 wagons overturned at the
Freight train derailment: Emergency crews reach sulphuric acid spill site for first timeABC Online
Acid spill clean-up starts todayCourier Mail
Wet weather means no access to sulphuric acid spill todayGatton Star
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Fears of 30000-liter sulphuric acid leak from Australian train derailment – Reuters


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Fears of 30000-liter sulphuric acid leak from Australian train derailment
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"One of the carriages has likely ruptured and it is possible that up to 31,500 litres of acid has leaked out," Queensland Police said in a statement. Testing by the Department of Environment and Heritage Protection suggested that a nearby waterway had
Over 30000 liters of sulfuric acid leaked in Australian train crash, cargo totaled 819000 litersRT
Freight train derailment: Up to 31500 litres of sulphuric acid may have leaked near Julia CreekABC Online
Australia: Concerns over acid leak from derailed train – 12/29/2015 10:28:26 AMAnadolu Agency

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Acid leak likely from derailed Australian freight train – Daily Mail


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Acid leak likely from derailed Australian freight train
Daily Mail
Tens of thousands of litres of sulphuric acid may have leaked from a freight train that derailed in Australia's outback, police said Tuesday. Queensland authorities also quadrupled the amount of acid the train was carrying when it crashed near the town
Fears of 30000-liter sulphuric acid leak from Australian train derailmentReuters
Freight train derailment: Up to 31500 litres of sulphuric acid may have leaked near Julia CreekABC Online
Over 30000 liters of sulfuric acid leaked in Australian train crash, cargo totaled 819000 litersRT

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Over 30000 liters of sulfuric acid leaked in Australian train crash, cargo totaled 819000 liters – RT


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Over 30000 liters of sulfuric acid leaked in Australian train crash, cargo totaled 819000 liters
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Meanwhile, local police have announced that the estimated amount of acid carried by the train totals about 819,000 liters – more than four times the original estimate of 200,000. Police and local authorities have assured the public that only β€œone” of
Fears of 30000-liter sulphuric acid leak from Australian train derailmentReuters
Freight train derailment: Up to 31500 litres of sulphuric acid may have leaked near Julia CreekABC Online
Australia: Concerns over acid leak from derailed train – 12/29/2015 10:28:26 AMAnadolu Agency

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Impacts of Deepwater Horizon oil spill on sea turtles

Researchers investigating the impacts of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on sea turtles found that over 320,000 juvenile sea turtles from populations throughout the Atlantic Ocean were likely present in the northern Gulf of Mexico during the 87-day oil spill. The study has important implications for international management and restoration efforts following oil spills.

New process provides renewable fuel

Renewable fuels from pyrolysis bio-oil has been created by researchers. Pyrolysis bio-oil is produced by rapidly heating the forest residues in an oxygen-free environment and then rapidly cooling the products formed. By co-gasification with black liquor, a renewable fuel is produced.