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Oil spill: TN Govt begins disbursal of compensation to fishermen

The spill had affected the livelihood of fishermen along the eastern coast from Ennore Port to Mahabalipuram, a distance of about 70 km from here, involving three districts of Chennai, Kancheepuram and Tiruvallur.

Oil spill on Moolchand underpass, two injured

A Hindustan Petroleum company official said, “The tanker was carrying 20,000 litres of ATF. However, the quantity of the spill has not been ascertained yet.” Police, however, said that around 4,000-5,000 litres of the fuel spilled onto the road.


Centre proposes Rs 200 crore joint venture with Tamil Nadu for water transport

"We will formulate a joint venture company and start water transport from Kanyakumari to Chennai and also from Thiruvananthapuram (in Kerala) to Kanyakumari to Chennai. We can even go upto Mumbai and Goa also," said Nitin Gadkari.

California Oil Spill: Exxon Mobil shuts 3 drilling platforms

Shut down may not effect oil prices but the company's profit margin and Santa Barbara's tax revenue will be effected.

California coast: Oil pipeline spills about 21K gallons into the ocean

Coast Guard Petty Officer said Tuesday's pipeline break created an oil slick stretching for about 6.4 kms of beach and about 45 meters into the ocean.

Bangladesh salvages oil-leaking sunken tanker in Sundarbans

TV footages showed the Shela river painted with black layers of oil with the oil sweeping across the surface


MPCB makes port trust pay for oil spill

The agency has also accounted for the five-month delay since the oil leak.

Rupture in ONGC pipeline; oil spillage in Bhadbhut

An oil spill has been reported in the coastal areas of Gulf of Khambhat following a rupture in ONGC pipeline.

North Sea oil spill now 84 gallons a day

Investigation is under way to determine the cause of the spill.

MV Rak crew booked under environment protection act

Cargo-laden vessel,which was on its way from Indonesia to Gujarat with 60,000 tonnes of coal.