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The Globe and Mail
Husky oil spill has critics questioning independence of Saskatchewan’s regulatory systemestimates it spilled between 200,000 and 250,000 litres of oil and diluent into
Husky oil spill has critics questioning independence of Saskatchewan’s regulatory system
The Globe and Mail / Posted 13 hours ago
estimates it spilled between 200,000 and 250,000 litres of oil and diluent into the river. Crews work to clean up an oil spill on the North Saskatchewan river near Maidstone, Sask on Friday July 22, 2016. At a time when questions about... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Lottery bill dies in Alabama Senate special sessionthat's not within ourselves because you've got to help us." The Senate has yet
Lottery bill dies in Alabama Senate special session
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 21 hours ago
that's not within ourselves because you've got to help us." The Senate has yet to vote on a bill that would divide the BP oil spill settlement money. Hightower and the coastal lawmakers are pushing to get $191 million of the settlement to Mobile... Read more
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Offshore Magazine
NRC initiates North Sea oil spill response serviceOffshore staff OLDMELDRUM, UK – NRC has started a new oil spill response equip
NRC initiates North Sea oil spill response service
Offshore Magazine / Posted 22 hours ago
Offshore staff OLDMELDRUM, UK – NRC has started a new oil spill response equipment assistance service for the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) in Oldmeldrum, near Aberdeen. The company’s subsidiary Sureclean will be responsible for... Read more
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birminghammail
Black Country stabbing, man assaulted on busat junction 9 for Wednesbury. M5 northbound J5-4A - The M5 is slow moving too
Black Country stabbing, man assaulted on bus
birminghammail / Posted 22 hours ago
at junction 9 for Wednesbury. M5 northbound J5-4A - The M5 is slow moving too at the moment after an earlier accident and oil spill between Droitwich and the M42, with congestion reported back to junction 7 for Worcester. There are also delays on... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Proposed fee to combat Tampa street flooding heads for key votepriorities are out of order. He notes that City Hall is spending $35.5 million
Proposed fee to combat Tampa street flooding heads for key vote
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 22 hours ago
priorities are out of order. He notes that City Hall is spending $35.5 million — including $15 million from the city’s BP oil spill settlement — on redeveloping Julian B. Lane Riverfront Park. Those monies should be committed to needs like... Read more
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Spruce Grove Examiner
Local business takes new approachBacteria and thermal desorption may be the new faces of oil spill clean up, as
Local business takes new approach
Spruce Grove Examiner / Posted 22 hours ago
Bacteria and thermal desorption may be the new faces of oil spill clean up, as two local businesses embrace environmentally sustainable ways to manage spills. Spruce Grove businesses Delta Remediation and Nelson Environmental Remediation help reduce... Read more
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birminghammail
Black Country stabbing, man assaulted on busat junction 9 for Wednesbury. M5 northbound J5-4A - The M5 is slow moving too
Black Country stabbing, man assaulted on bus
birminghammail / Posted 23 hours ago
at junction 9 for Wednesbury. M5 northbound J5-4A - The M5 is slow moving too at the moment after an earlier accident and oil spill between Droitwich and the M42, with congestion reported back to junction 7 for Worcester. There are also delays on... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Alabama Senate takes up lottery billthat's not within ourselves because you've got to help us." The Senate has yet
Alabama Senate takes up lottery bill
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted yesterday
that's not within ourselves because you've got to help us." The Senate has yet to vote on a bill that would divide the BP oil spill settlement money. Hightower and the coastal lawmakers are pushing to get $191 million of the settlement to Mobile... Read more
2 related stories
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birminghammail
Black Country stabbing, man assaulted on busat junction 9 for Wednesbury. M5 northbound J5-4A - The M5 is slow moving too
Black Country stabbing, man assaulted on bus
birminghammail / Posted yesterday
at junction 9 for Wednesbury. M5 northbound J5-4A - The M5 is slow moving too at the moment after an earlier accident and oil spill between Droitwich and the M42, with congestion reported back to junction 7 for Worcester. There are also delays on... Read more
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Calgary Sun
TIFF 2016: Ryan Gosling, Charlize Theron among stars planning to attend TIFFwhich also stars Kurt Russell and Kate Hudson. The film documents the events be
TIFF 2016: Ryan Gosling, Charlize Theron among stars planning to attend TIFF
Calgary Sun / Posted yesterday
which also stars Kurt Russell and Kate Hudson. The film documents the events before and after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010 and is directed by Peter Berg. Other talent slated to attend include: Anne Hathaway; Matt Damon (who was... Read more
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Al.com
Alabama lawmakers could pass lottery, BP bills todaymain bills of the special session, Gov. Robert Bentley's proposal for a state l
Alabama lawmakers could pass lottery, BP bills today
Al.com / Posted yesterday
main bills of the special session, Gov. Robert Bentley's proposal for a state lottery and a plan to use the $1 billion BP oil spill settlement. The House resurrected the lottery bill after one failed vote last night and passed it about 11:30... Read more
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ABC News
This Week in Pictures: Top Photos From Around the Globehand painted black to symbolize the contamination of oil, takes part in a prote
This Week in Pictures: Top Photos From Around the Globe
ABC News / Posted yesterday
hand painted black to symbolize the contamination of oil, takes part in a protest performance demanding measures to prevent oil spills, outside the national oil company in Lima, Peru, Aug. 22, 2016. The state oil company Petroperu confirmed Monday... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
$1m assistance for ‘beached’ fishermenfish sales across the country. The PM stated, however, that if State-owned Pet
$1m assistance for ‘beached’ fishermen
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted yesterday
fish sales across the country. The PM stated, however, that if State-owned Petrotrin was found to be liable of any oil leak which contributed to the fish kill they would have to compensate fishermen who were thrown on the breadline in the... Read more
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USA Today
Can you afford Disney World, Universal? Add it upto see one park for one day: $410. A sea turtle at SeaWorld Orlando, Fla. Big
Can you afford Disney World, Universal? Add it up
USA Today / Posted yesterday
to see one park for one day: $410. A sea turtle at SeaWorld Orlando, Fla. Big Mama was rescued by SeaWorld after the Gulf oil spill; she lives at the park due to fins damaged by the oil. (Photo: Ellen Creager/Detroit Free Press, Ellen... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Court orders payout for 203 Rayong oil spill victimsVongsinudom have been ordered by the Civil Court to pay financial compensation
Court orders payout for 203 Rayong oil spill victims
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted yesterday
Vongsinudom have been ordered by the Civil Court to pay financial compensation to 203 people affected by the July 27, 2013 oil spill in Rayong. The spill caused damage to several beaches and the overall environment in the province. According to... Read more
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Pacific Coast Business Times
Plaintiffs file for class certification in Refugio oil spill lawsuitA class of plaintiffs who claim to be injured by the Refugio oil spill filed fo
Plaintiffs file for class certification in Refugio oil spill lawsuit
Pacific Coast Business Times / Posted yesterday
A class of plaintiffs who claim to be injured by the Refugio oil spill filed for class certification. After Plains All American Pipeline’s corroded Line 901 ruptured on May 19, 2015 and spilled an estimated 123,000 gallons of oil along the Gaviota... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
DEP making most of budget money to prepare for spillsService. On Thursday, Locke told the Waste Site Cleanup Advisory Committee the
DEP making most of budget money to prepare for spills
WWLP Springfield / Posted yesterday
Service. On Thursday, Locke told the Waste Site Cleanup Advisory Committee the state purchased 10 trailers that will house oil spill containment equipment and be cared for by municipalities nearby freshwater resources and rivers – similar to an... Read more
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CTV News
Rising level of N. Saskatchewan River to put hold on oil-spill cleanupREGINA -- A government spokesman says cleanup of an oil spill along the North S
Rising level of N. Saskatchewan River to put hold on oil-spill cleanup
CTV News / Posted yesterday
REGINA -- A government spokesman says cleanup of an oil spill along the North Saskatchewan River will be put on hold due to an anticipated rise in water levels. Wes Kotyk with the Saskatchewan Environment Ministry says heavy rainfall in Alberta... Read more
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Daily Mail
Kate Hudson flaunts her toned torso on her new $4k Pilates apparatusMarshall. Deepwater Horizon is the story based on the events in 2010 when an o
Kate Hudson flaunts her toned torso on her new $4k Pilates apparatus
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
Marshall. Deepwater Horizon is the story based on the events in 2010 when an offshore oil rig exploded causing the worst oil spill in US history. It's released September 30 and also stars mark Wahlberg, Gina Rodriguez and Kurt Russell. Specs... Read more
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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
Bar Fire Comes Close To Ranch Scarred By Sherpa Fireto prevent the flames from coming up the hill toward Orella Ranch. The ranch l
Bar Fire Comes Close To Ranch Scarred By Sherpa Fire
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted 2 days ago
to prevent the flames from coming up the hill toward Orella Ranch. The ranch lost animals during the Plains All American oil spill last year and lost fire acres to the Sherpa fire. They were surprised to witness another emergency operation and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Over 15,000 Vandalism Incidents Recorded in 5 Years - NNPC Bosscost of operations, refinery shutdown, fuel crisis and large scale environmenta
Over 15,000 Vandalism Incidents Recorded in 5 Years - NNPC Boss
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
cost of operations, refinery shutdown, fuel crisis and large scale environmental degradation and attendant cost impacts of oil spill clean-up. The NNPC boss also lamented that activities of vandals and militancy have grossly impacted the 2.2... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Cassidy stands by no vote on Sandy relief: 'I'm being consistent'through the legislative process, that plan ballooned to more than $50 billion a
Cassidy stands by no vote on Sandy relief: 'I'm being consistent'
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 2 days ago
through the legislative process, that plan ballooned to more than $50 billion and ended up including money for NASA and oil spill research, along with other programs that appeared to have little to do with Sandy’s destruction. Conservative... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Lt. Governor Reeves talks BP money prioritiesthe next 15 years. Reeves says 100 percent of that money should be spent in Sou
Lt. Governor Reeves talks BP money priorities
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 2 days ago
the next 15 years. Reeves says 100 percent of that money should be spent in South Mississippi, which bore the brunt of the oil spill damage. “My personal view is that we ought to spend all of this money in South Mississippi, and that is what I am... Read more
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Al.com
Longevity bounced from the political halls on Alabama's Eastern Shorewas boosted with $325,000 from Industrial Development Board money captured annu
Longevity bounced from the political halls on Alabama's Eastern Shore
Al.com / Posted 2 days ago
was boosted with $325,000 from Industrial Development Board money captured annually through a lodging tax, and $426,700 of oil spill recovery funds. Lake said he plans to keep his supporters informed about the happenings at city hall. He's often... Read more
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Daily Mail
Gina Rodriguez looks sexy in black cut-outs as she debuts shaved headsections braided to the side. Gina stars in her first major motion picture Dee
Gina Rodriguez looks sexy in black cut-outs as she debuts shaved head
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
sections braided to the side. Gina stars in her first major motion picture Deepwater Horizon, which is based on the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, and hits theaters on September 30. The star-studded cast includes: Mark Walberg, John... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Chicagoan Gina Rodriguez to play Chicago paramedic in 'Annihilation'third season of her CW series "Jane the Virgin" is set to premiere 8 p.m. Oct.
Chicagoan Gina Rodriguez to play Chicago paramedic in 'Annihilation'
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
third season of her CW series "Jane the Virgin" is set to premiere 8 p.m. Oct. 17. She also stars in "Deepwater Horizon," based on the 2010 Deepwater Horizon rig explosion and oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The film is d... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves talks BP money with coast legislatorsand Jackson counties over the next three months. He said a united front is need
Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves talks BP money with coast legislators
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 2 days ago
and Jackson counties over the next three months. He said a united front is needed to keep the BP money where the most oil spill damage occurred. Reeves said the key will be to promote and fund economic development projects that will benefit... Read more
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Spruce Grove Examiner
Star power at TIFFwhich also stars Kurt Russell and Kate Hudson. The film documents the events be
Star power at TIFF
Spruce Grove Examiner / Posted 3 days ago
which also stars Kurt Russell and Kate Hudson. The film documents the events before and after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010 and is directed by Peter Berg. Other talent slated to attend include: Anne Hathaway; Matt Damon (who was... Read more
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Al.com
Sen. Del Marsh says missed lottery deadline 'huge blunder' by Houselottery bill. Marsh said he does not expect the Senate to vote today on legisl
Sen. Del Marsh says missed lottery deadline 'huge blunder' by House
Al.com / Posted 3 days ago
lottery bill. Marsh said he does not expect the Senate to vote today on legislation to divide up the $1 billion BP oil spill settlement today because of uncertainty about the fate of the lottery. Marsh said the BP bill might have to be... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
US House district in Florida Panhandle likely to flip to GOPin Gov. Rick Scott's administration, she was the state's chief negotiator on ma
US House district in Florida Panhandle likely to flip to GOP
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
in Gov. Rick Scott's administration, she was the state's chief negotiator on many cases, including the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. Her key endorsement has come from the House Freedom Caucus, a group of 39 conservative congressmen. "The federal... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
NY comptroller approves $8B in contracts and payments$2 million with Live Nation Worldwide for entertainment booking and services at
NY comptroller approves $8B in contracts and payments
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 3 days ago
$2 million with Live Nation Worldwide for entertainment booking and services at the State Fair, $65.5 million for 17 oil spill cleanups and $300,000 with Winston & Strawn for the law firm to defend the state's Joint Commission on Public... Read more
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Al.com
Alabama Senate expected to debate $1 billion BP settlementSenate is expected today to debate a plan on how the state will use most of a $
Alabama Senate expected to debate $1 billion BP settlement
Al.com / Posted 3 days ago
Senate is expected today to debate a plan on how the state will use most of a $1 billion settlement with BP over the 2010 oil spill. A bill that passed the House would authorize a bond issue of about $639 million. BP payments totaling $850... Read more
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Mississippi Business Journal
Biloxi to join lawsuit seeking more oil spill moneyDeepwater Inc., Transocean Offshore Deepwater Drilling Inc. and Transocean Hold
Biloxi to join lawsuit seeking more oil spill money
Mississippi Business Journal / Posted 3 days ago
Deepwater Inc., Transocean Offshore Deepwater Drilling Inc. and Transocean Holdings for their roles in the April 2010 Deepwater Horizon explosion and oil spill. Attorneys Peter Abide and W. Corban Gunn will represent the city in... Read more
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News 10 NBC Rochester
NY comptroller approves $8B in contracts and payments$2 million with Live Nation Worldwide for entertainment booking and services at
NY comptroller approves $8B in contracts and payments
News 10 NBC Rochester / Posted 3 days ago
$2 million with Live Nation Worldwide for entertainment booking and services at the State Fair, $65.5 million for 17 oil spill cleanups and $300,000 with Winston & Strawn for the law firm to defend the state's Joint Commission on Public... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Biloxi to join lawsuit seeking more oil spill moneyplans to join a class-action lawsuit against other companies besides BP that we
Biloxi to join lawsuit seeking more oil spill money
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 3 days ago
plans to join a class-action lawsuit against other companies besides BP that were involved in the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. The Sun Herald (http://bit.ly/2bDF1zE ) reports that the City Council on Tuesday hired attorneys to file a claim... Read more
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News.com.au
Feds urged to intervene in NT oil spillConservation groups are calling for federal intervention to clean up Darwin Har
Feds urged to intervene in NT oil spill
News.com.au / Posted 3 days ago
Conservation groups are calling for federal intervention to clean up Darwin Harbour, five days after an oil spill. The spill is believed to cover about 30 square kilometres across the harbour, down from about 53 square kilometres on Friday. It is... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Biloxi to join lawsuit seeking more oil spill moneyplans to join a class-action lawsuit against other companies besides BP that we
Biloxi to join lawsuit seeking more oil spill money
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 3 days ago
plans to join a class-action lawsuit against other companies besides BP that were involved in the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. The Sun Herald (http://bit.ly/2bDF1zE ) reports that the City Council on Tuesday hired attorneys to file a claim... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
NY comptroller approves $8B in contracts and payments$2 million with Live Nation Worldwide for entertainment booking and services at
NY comptroller approves $8B in contracts and payments
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 3 days ago
$2 million with Live Nation Worldwide for entertainment booking and services at the State Fair, $65.5 million for 17 oil spill cleanups and $300,000 with Winston & Strawn for the law firm to defend the state's Joint Commission on Public... Read more
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asianage
2011 Mumbai oil spill: NGT slaps Rs 105 crore fine on shipping firmand Rs 5 crore on Qatar-based Delta Navigation and Adani Enterprises Ltd. respe
2011 Mumbai oil spill: NGT slaps Rs 105 crore fine on shipping firm
asianage / Posted 3 days ago
and Rs 5 crore on Qatar-based Delta Navigation and Adani Enterprises Ltd. respectively, in connection with the 2011 Mumbai oil spill case. The tribunal also sought to know from an expert committee as to what should be the compensation payable by... Read more
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asianage
2011 Mumbai oil spill NGT slaps Rs 105 crore fine on shipping firmand Rs 5 crore on Qatar-based Delta Navigation and Adani Enterprises Ltd. respe
2011 Mumbai oil spill NGT slaps Rs 105 crore fine on shipping firm
asianage / Posted 3 days ago
and Rs 5 crore on Qatar-based Delta Navigation and Adani Enterprises Ltd. respectively, in connection with the 2011 Mumbai oil spill case. The tribunal also sought to know from an expert committee as to what should be the compensation payable by... Read more
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Timmins Times
Star power at TIFFwhich also stars Kurt Russell and Kate Hudson. The film documents the events be
Star power at TIFF
Timmins Times / Posted 3 days ago
which also stars Kurt Russell and Kate Hudson. The film documents the events before and after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010 and is directed by Peter Berg. Other talent slated to attend include: Anne Hathaway; Matt Damon (who was... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Obama to flood victims: You are not aloneyet another instance where he has come to Louisiana following a disaster. Obam
Obama to flood victims: You are not alone
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 3 days ago
yet another instance where he has come to Louisiana following a disaster. Obama previously visited following the BP oil spill and Hurricane Isaac. “As I think anybody who can see, just the streets, much less the inside of the homes here,... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Obama to flood victims: You are not aloneyet another instance where he has come to Louisiana following a disaster. Obam
Obama to flood victims: You are not alone
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 3 days ago
yet another instance where he has come to Louisiana following a disaster. Obama previously visited following the BP oil spill and Hurricane Isaac. “As I think anybody who can see, just the streets, much less the inside of the homes here,... Read more
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The Morning Call
Allen Twp. farm tractor's oil spill slicks up Willowbrook RoadRoad crews were sent Tuesday afternoon to clean up a farm tractor's oil spill t
Allen Twp. farm tractor's oil spill slicks up Willowbrook Road
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
Road crews were sent Tuesday afternoon to clean up a farm tractor's oil spill that created hazardous driving conditions on Willowbrook Road in Allen Township. The oil slick was reported about 4:10 p.m. on Willowbrook Road. It extended roughly a mile... Read more
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The Hindu
NGT slaps Rs. 100 crore fine on shipping firmFor causing oil spill when a cargo vessel sank off Mumbai coast The National G
NGT slaps Rs. 100 crore fine on shipping firm
The Hindu / Posted 3 days ago
For causing oil spill when a cargo vessel sank off Mumbai coast The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Tuesday directed a Panama-based shipping company and its two Qatar-based sister concerns to pay Rs. 100 cr as damages for causing an oil spill when... Read more
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Pembroke Daily Observer
Star power at TIFFwhich also stars Kurt Russell and Kate Hudson. The film documents the events be
Star power at TIFF
Pembroke Daily Observer / Posted 3 days ago
which also stars Kurt Russell and Kate Hudson. The film documents the events before and after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010 and is directed by Peter Berg. Other talent slated to attend include: Anne Hathaway; Matt Damon (who was... Read more
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Delhi News Record
Star power at TIFFwhich also stars Kurt Russell and Kate Hudson. The film documents the events be
Star power at TIFF
Delhi News Record / Posted 3 days ago
which also stars Kurt Russell and Kate Hudson. The film documents the events before and after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010 and is directed by Peter Berg. Other talent slated to attend include: Anne Hathaway; Matt Damon (who was... Read more
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Pincher Creek Echo
Star power at TIFFwhich also stars Kurt Russell and Kate Hudson. The film documents the events be
Star power at TIFF
Pincher Creek Echo / Posted 3 days ago
which also stars Kurt Russell and Kate Hudson. The film documents the events before and after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010 and is directed by Peter Berg. Other talent slated to attend include: Anne Hathaway; Matt Damon (who was... Read more
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Strathmore Standard
Star power at TIFFwhich also stars Kurt Russell and Kate Hudson. The film documents the events be
Star power at TIFF
Strathmore Standard / Posted 3 days ago
which also stars Kurt Russell and Kate Hudson. The film documents the events before and after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010 and is directed by Peter Berg. Other talent slated to attend include: Anne Hathaway; Matt Damon (who was... Read more
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Goderich Signal-Star
Star power at TIFFwhich also stars Kurt Russell and Kate Hudson. The film documents the events be
Star power at TIFF
Goderich Signal-Star / Posted 3 days ago
which also stars Kurt Russell and Kate Hudson. The film documents the events before and after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010 and is directed by Peter Berg. Other talent slated to attend include: Anne Hathaway; Matt Damon (who was... Read more
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