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Spilled Oil Closes Bay in Thailand

Tourists and residents were evacuated from Thailand’s Phrao Bay Tuesday after an estimated 5,000 liters of crude oil washed up on the island. The oil leaked into the ocean from an offshore pipeline owned and operated by PTT Global Chemical, … Continue reading

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New Zealand Oil Spill Worst the Country has Ever Seen

An oil spill from a stranded cargo ship off New Zealand is the country’s worst environmental disaster in decades. Officials say 350 tons of oil may have leaked from the 775 ft. Rena, which ran aground on the Astrolabe Reef … Continue reading

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