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Russian oil tanker grounded in north Pacific, cleanup operations underway

Russian oil tanker grounded in north Pacific, cleanup operations underway

Russian oil tanker was carrying 786 tons of fuel oil, diesel fuel MOSCOW _ Emergency services say cleanup operations are underway after a Russian oil tanker was grounded, damaging one of its fuel tanks. The tanker Nadezhda hit a reef during a storm on Saturday near the port city of Nevelsk on Sakhalin Island in […]

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Exxon Valdez spill: Alaska, feds won’t pursue additional damages

Exxon Valdez spill: Alaska, feds won’t pursue additional damages

Exxon Valdez spill in Alaska’s Prince William Sound JUNEAU, Alaska¬†–¬†The state and federal governments have decided not to pursue $92 million in additional damages from Exxon Mobil Corp., citing the recovery of ducks and sea otters in Alaska’s Prince William Sound following a devastating oil spill more than two decades ago. In a court filing […]