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California's Number One Inland Oil Polluter in Trouble Again

California's Number One Inland Oil Polluter in Trouble Again

SAN FRANCISCO, California, October 3, 2008 (ENS) – An oil company that state and federal officials have called California’s number one inland oil polluter has failed to meet multiple deadlines to clean up leaks from settling ponds on one of its leases, so the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency this week took over partial cleanup operations…

Rehab Prospects Good After Korea's Worst Oil Spill

Rehab Prospects Good After Korea's Worst Oil Spill

SEOUL, South Korea, December 31, 2007 (ENS) – The prospects for environmental rehabilitation after the worst oil spill in South Korean history are good due to “quick and effective action” by the Korean authorities, a joint United Nations-European Commission Assessment Team has found. The team said in its initial report that emergency assistance was not…