DNR investigating possible oil spill in northern Wisconsin

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The state Department of Natural Resources is investigating a possible oil spill near the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Reservation in far northern Wisconsin.DNR officials...

Former Shell consultant accuses gas giant for doing “extreme harms” to the environment

Caroline Dennett, a senior safety consultant, has accused oil giant Shell of causing “extreme harms” to the environment. Dennett has stated that she will stop working with Shell after 11 long...

230M settlement reached over 2015 California oil spill

Plains All American Pipeline agreed to pay $184 million to fishermen and fish processors. The company didn’t admit liability in the agreement, which follows seven years of legal wrangling. The...

Peru Vows to Make Refinery Pay for Oil Spill After Tonga Volcano Eruption

A leak at a refinery tarred miles of Pacific Coast beaches. The company blames waves caused by a distant volcano eruption, but the Peruvian government has vowed to “defend the sea.”

Thai beach declared disaster area after oil spill

A beach in eastern Thailand was declared a disaster area on Saturday as oil leaking from an underwater pipeline in the Gulf of Thailand continued to wash ashore and blacken the sand.

Peru beaches devastated by oil spill linked to Tonga volcanic explosion

A ship, hit by waves by an incoming tsunami, accidentally dumped over 6000 barrels of oil into the ocean.

Oil Spill Triggered by Tsunami Devastates Coast of Peru

Initially said to be seven gallons, the oil spill turned out to be 6,000, the environment ministry said, and has led Peru to call for international aid.

Catastrophe’: Peru oil spill clean-up to take weeks

Government says Repsol spilled about 6,000 barrels of oil into the ocean last week near its La Pampilla refinery.

Smells like death': Peru oil spill clear-up drags on as fishermen count cost

Spanish energy firm Repsol said on Friday a clear-up operation for a major oil spill on the coast near Peru's capital Lima would take until the end of February, in an environmental incident...

Peru demands compensation for disastrous oil spill caused by Tonga volcano

Volcanic eruption caused spill, described as the worst ecological disaster to hit country in recent history, at refineries operated by Spanish oil giant Repsol

Fishermen protest after eruption causes oil spill in Peru

LIMA, Peru — An oil spill on the Peruvian coast caused by the waves from an eruption of an undersea volcano in the South Pacific nation of Tonga prompted dozens of fishermen to protest Tuesday...

Waves from eruption in Tonga cause oil spill in Peru

Unusually high waves attributed to the eruption of an undersea volcano in Tonga have caused an oil spill on the Peruvian coast, but authorities say the spill was controlled within hours and...

Amplify Energy, subsidiaries charged in Orange County oil spill

A federal grand jury accused Amplify Energy Corp. and two subsidiary firms of illegally discharging oil from a pipeline they operated off Huntington Beach.

Texas pipeline company charged in California oil spill

LOS ANGELES — A Houston-based oil company and two subsidiaries were indicted Wednesday for a crude spill that fouled Southern California waters and beaches in October, an event prosecutors say...

3 companies face charges in October oil spill off Orange County coast

A Houston-based oil company and two subsidiaries were indicted Wednesday for a crude spill that fouled Southern California waters and beaches in October, an event federal prosecutors say was caused…

Officials investigating another possible oil spill near Huntington Beach

A 30-foot by 70-foot sheen was spotted in the vicinity of the ruptured pipeline that sent an estimated 26,000 gallons of oil into the ocean in October.

Hannity blasts Energy Sec. Granholm for laughing at fuel price concerns: 'Makes your blood boil'

Hannity blasts Energy Sec. Rick Perry for his handling of the BP oil spill. Perry says the spill was an "unprecedented event" and that he is "disappointed" in Perry's handling of it. Hannity also...

Latest Threat in Supply Chain Nightmares Is Storm Season at Sea

Storm season is coming to the shores of Southern California, and that could make global supply-chain bottlenecks even worse. Close to 160 vessels are waiting to enter the Long Beach and Los...

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