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“oil spills”

Apr 22, 2015 11:59 AM ET
When oil is spilled into the ocean, it has some devastating effects on the ecosystem. How do we clean it up?
Apr 20, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Threats to wildlife and coral populations are just some of the effects we're still seeing from the explosion.
Feb 3, 2015 10:00 AM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
Up to 10 million gallons of crude oil from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill has settled at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico.
Jan 20, 2015 12:30 PM ET // Paul Heltzel
More than 50,000 gallons of oil spilled into Montana's Yellowstone River after a pipeline burst.
Oct 28, 2014 11:50 AM ET // Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
A significant chunk of the missing oil from 2010's Deepwater Horizon oil spill has been discovered sitting on the seafloor at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico.
Aug 4, 2014 03:00 AM ET
Four years after a BP oil rig exploded and flooded the Gulf of Mexico with an estimated 170 million gallons of oil, scientists have discovered further evidence of coral communities affected by this environmental disaster.
May 15, 2014 08:35 AM ET // Discovery News
A 20-inch pipe bursts, putting street knee-deep in oil.
May 10, 2014 09:10 AM ET // AFP
A vessel carrying 16,000 gallons of oil has hit a reef off the coast of San Cristobal.
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