As many as 200 oil-stained birds have been found after an Icelandic cargo ship ran aground last week and began leaking fuel inside Norway`s only marine natural reserve.
The rupture in ONGC`s Mumbai-Uran
pipeline resulted in about 30,000 barrels of crude leaking
into the ocean, an Indian Coast Guard (ICG) official said
The three companies involved
in the Gulf of Mexico oil disaster lacked a safety culture and
need a complete overhaul, the head of a US presidential probe
Emergency dam is being built to prevent 2nd spill of toxic industrial waste.
The European Union will re-examine laws covering industrial waste.
Officials in Hungary say no new cracks have been detected overnight on the north wall of the red sludge reservoir which was thought to be close to collapse and that the situation is "hopeful."
Even as the clean-up exercise at
the Elephanta shores continues, no new cases of oil
contamination was reported today, the Director General of
Several blocks of NYT were closed down after an hazardous materials spill in a high rise building.
Indian Coast Guard reviewed its plans to tackle oil spills in wake of the spill in Gulf of Mexico.
Officials have begun to survey the damage caused by the Gulf oil spill in coastal marshes.
The devastating Gulf of Mexico oil spill has heightened fears of a similar disaster occurring off the Arctic coast when long-planned exploratory drilling is due to get under way later this year.
The Gulf of Mexico oil rig disaster will develop into one of the worst spills in US history if the well is not sealed, the coast guard officer leading the response warned.
A major US port was shut down today after nine containers of "highly explosive material" were accidentally punctured, officials said, recommending that part of the city be evacuated.
Day in Pics: 23rd October
Showbiz World - October 23, 2014
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