Oil spill

Crews sop up the remains of about 10,000 gallons of crude oil in the Atwater Village section of Los Angeles on Thursday, May 15, 2014.  (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

10,000 gallons of oil spills on Los Angeles streets

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A geyser of oil sprayed onto buildings and puddled in knee-high pools of crude in Los Angeles streets after a valve on a high-pressure pipeline failed early Thursday. About 10,000 gallons […]

05/15/2014

Crews sop up the remains of about 10,000 gallons of crude oil in the Atwater Village section of Los Angeles on Thursday, May 15, 2014. (AP Photo/Nick Ut )

10,000 gallons of oil spill on Los Angeles streets

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Crews sopped up the remains of about 10,000 gallons of crude oil that sprayed into Los Angeles streets and onto buildings early Thursday after a high-pressure pipe burst. A geyser of […]

05/15/2014

Oil containment booms cuts across a sand bar covered with birds on Pelican Island on Sunday, March 23, 2014, in Galveston, Texas. Dozens of ships are in evolved in clean-up efforts to remove up to 168,000 gallons of oil that make have spilled into Galveston Bay after a ship and barge collided near the Texas City dike on Saturday afternoon. (AP Photo/ Houston Chronicle, Smiley N. Pool)

Texas ship channel could partly reopen after spill

TEXAS CITY, Texas (AP) — The Coast Guard could soon reopen the Houston Ship Channel that was the scene of an oil spill over the weekend. The channel is one of the nation’s busiest seaports. […]

03/24/2014

In this aerial photo, river traffic is halted along the Mississippi River between New Orleans and Vacherie, La., due to a barge leaking oil in St. James Parish, La., Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014.  (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

Lower Mississippi River back open after oil spill

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Coast Guard reopened a normally bustling stretch of the lower Mississippi River to ships and boaters Monday, two days after an oil spill closed the major inland waterway between Baton […]

02/24/2014

Cleanup continues at the site of an oil pipeline leak and spill north of Tioga, N.D. North Dakota, the nation’s No. 2 oil producer behind Texas, recorded nearly 300 oil pipeline spills in less than two years, state documents show. (AP Photo/Kevin Cederstrom, File)

100s of ND oil spills not publicized

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota, the nation’s No. 2 oil producer behind Texas, recorded nearly 300 oil pipeline spills in less than two years, state documents show. None was reported to the public, officials […]

10/25/2013

A vacuum truck cleans up oil in near Tioga, N.D. The North Dakota Health Department says more than 20,000 barrels of crude oil have spewed out of a Tesoro Corp. oil pipeline in a wheat field in northwestern North Dakota. (AP Photo/North Dakota Health Department)

ND farmer finds oil spill while harvesting wheat

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A North Dakota farmer who discovered an oil spill the size of seven football fields while out harvesting wheat says that when he found it, crude was bubbling up out of […]

10/11/2013

People walk through a severely flooded neighborhood in Lyons, Colo., on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013. Residents displaced by last week's flooding in the Colorado canyon town were allowed past National Guard roadblocks Thursday to find a scene of tangled power lines, downed utility poles, mud-caked homes and vehicles, and work crews furiously clearing debris and trying to restore power, water and sewer service.   (AP Photo/Chris Schneider)

New flood-related oil spills reported in Colorado (photos)

DENVER (AP) — More spills were revealed Friday in a Colorado oilfield swamped by floodwaters as cleanup efforts remained stalled due to high waters and regulators cautioned that more oil releases were likely to be […]

09/20/2013

Vic Angoco, Matson Navigation Co. Senior Vice President of the Pacific , speaks during a press conference on the location of a cracked pipe that leaked 233,000 gallons of molasses into the Honolulu Harbor Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, in Honolulu. The pipe maintained by Matson Navigation Co. at pier 52 has been repaired but the leaked molasses is being blamed for the killing of marine life at Keehi Lagoon which is located near the Honolulu Harbor. (AP Photo/Eugene Tanner)

EPA sending experts to Hawaii for molasses spill

HONOLULU (AP) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is sending two spill experts to Hawaii to help clean up some 1,400 tons of molasses that spilled into Honolulu Harbor this week. U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz […]

09/13/2013

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Ex-BP engineer accused of deleting voicemails

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A former BP engineer charged with deleting text messages about the company’s response to the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico faces new allegations that he also deleted voicemails from his phone.

03/20/2013

Signal Hill oil spill

SIGNAL HILL (CNS) – An oil spill at a Signal Hill oil tank farm today prompted the closure of Atlantic Avenue between Willow and Spring Streets. The spill at 2700 N. Olive Ave. was reported […]

10/23/2012

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