oil spill Archives

Summer’s Almost Over and the Beaches are Dirty, Yet Ecologists Have a Solution

July 25, 2018

What is wrong with people trashing our tourist beaches?

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10 New Oil Jobs You’ve Never Even Heard Of (IMAGES, HUMOR)

May 24, 2015

Looking for a new career? Check out the oil industry. Sure, falling gas prices have killed the Keystone XL pipeline and the 40,000 oil jobs the GOP promised us. And sure, oil companies are laying off thousands of workers. But don’t lose hope: What the free market takes…

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Guess How Much Governments Spend Covering Fossil Fuel Costs. Now Add Some Zeroes. Warmer…

May 21, 2015

Until recently, no one had attempted to compile exactly how much the world’s governments spend footing the bill for the fossil fuel industries’ health and environmental costs. If you tried to guess off the top of your head what the…

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Surprise! California Oil Spill Company Cited For 175 Prior ‘Safety And Maintenance’ Infractions (VIDEO)

May 21, 2015

Another day another oil spill. When will we ever learn? We need to stop calling these disasters ‘oil spills’ and start calling them ‘oil calamities’ instead. On Tuesday an oil pipeline in Santa Barbara, Calif. ruptured and leaked 21,000 gallons of…

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Jimmy Fallon And Russell Crowe Celebrate Earth Day With ‘[Tar] Balls In Your Mouth’ Reprise (VIDEO)

April 23, 2015

Leave it to Jimmy Fallon to find a new and hilarious way to celebrate Earth Day, which ironically falls the same week as another event: The anniversary of the April 20, 2010 Deep Water Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of…

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