The UK Supreme Court has ruled that two Nigerian communities – of more than 50,000 people – can bring their legal claims for clean-up and compensation against Royal Dutch Shell and its Nigerian subsidiary in the English courts.
Solomon Islands Oil Spill Threatens World Heritage Site
For the last month, an environmental crisis has slowly unfolded off the Solomon islands, after a bauxite bulk carrier ran aground and started leaking oil near a UNESCO World Heritage site.
15-Year Old Oil Spill Could Become Bigger than Deepwater Horizon
It may be a New Year, but there is an old oil spill that keeps on spilling
BP: Oil Spill Clean-up Operations a “Welcome Boost to Local Economies”
You would have thought that having been responsible for the largest offshore oil spill in US history, the Deepwater Horizon, which spilled an estimated 4 million barrels of oil into the sea, and cost you $65 billion, that as a company you would see oil spills as something to be avoided.
“There is no evidence that fracking can operate without threatening public health”
All together, findings to date from scientific, medical, and journalistic investigations combine to demonstrate that fracking poses significant threats to air, water, health, public safety, climate stability, seismic stability, community cohesion, and long-term economic vitality.
Japan Confirms Oil from the Sanchi is Washing up on Its Beaches
The Japanese Coast Guard has confirmed that the oil that is being washed up on islands in the south of the country is “highly likely” to have come from the stricken Iranian tanker, the Sanchi.
Oil From the Sanchi “May Have Reached Japan”
Oil from the stricken oil tanker, the Sanchi, which exploded and sank in the East China Sea, may have now reached the shores of Japan, according to the country’s Coast Guard.
Sanchi oil spill already caused “serious ecological injury”
The Sanchi oil spill in the East China Sea could potentially be one of the worst tanker spills in decades experts are warning, even though the spill has now largely disappeared from the news reports.
Oil Spill in the East China Sea Is “Now the Size of Paris”
There are increasing environmental and health concerns in the East China Sea surrounding the oil spill from the Iranian registered tanker, the Sanchi, which sank on Monday carrying 136,000 tons, or one million barrels, of a highly flammable oil mix called condensate.
The “Expendables” Fight Back In Toxic Coal Ash Suit
“I call them ‘the expendables’. These men were treated like collateral damage, and they fell between the cracks in this toxic place.”