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  • Three Injured In Car-Tanker Crash In Monroe

    Three Injured In Car-Tanker Crash In Monroe
    MONROE — Three people were injured when a car and an oil tanker crashed head-on on Route 25 Wednesday morning, shutting down the road for several hours, police said. Two people were trapped in the car, but they and the truck driver are expected...
  • Slatedale resident may have to clean up Trout Creek oil spill

    Slatedale resident may have to clean up Trout Creek oil spill
    Oil that spilled into Trout Creek near Slatedale last week appears to have come from a home about 200 feet from the stream, a state environmental investigator said. The reddish oil was noticed in the creek at Country Bridge Road near Grant Street,...
  • California oil spill: Officials hope to get first look at ruptured pipe

    California oil spill: Officials hope to get first look at ruptured pipe
    Workers on Tuesday began digging up the soil around a pipe that ruptured and spilled up to 101,000 gallons of crude oil along the Santa Barbara County coast. Plains All American Pipeline hopes to dig down to the pipe and take a look at the ruptured area...
  • After Duke guilty verdict, fears and questions linger about coal ash

    After Duke guilty verdict, fears and questions linger about coal ash
    Duke Energy may have been hauled into federal court and smacked with a $102-million penalty for polluting North Carolina rivers with potentially toxic coal ash, but that didn’t do much for the tainted well water at Barbara Morales’ house....
  • Protesters warn against using chemicals in Santa Barbara County oil spill clean-up

    Protesters warn against using chemicals in Santa Barbara County oil spill clean-up
    Dozens of protesters chanted "End Oil Now!" and hoisted signs alongside an inflatable mock pipeline on a Santa Barbara beach on Sunday, demanding an end to fracking and other forms of "extreme oil extraction" days after a spill sent thousands of gallons...
  • More than 700 workers to help with California oil spill cleanup

    More than 700 workers to help with California oil spill cleanup
    The number of workers cleaning the coastline after the Santa Barbara County oil spill is expected to swell to more than 700 Friday as the response continues to ramp up, officials said.  Workers have rescued five brown pelicans, as well as a juvenile sea...
  • Crews work to assess, control Santa Barbara-area oil spill

    Crews work to assess, control Santa Barbara-area oil spill
    Efforts to clean the crude-stained Santa Barbara coastline ramped up Thursday as scientists, government officials and workers tried to get a handle on the size, extent and environmental impact of Tuesday's oil spill. Officials responding to the spill,...
  • Prosecutors would face high bar in filing Amtrak charges

    Prosecutors would face high bar in filing Amtrak charges
    PHILADELPHIA — The Amtrak engineer at the controls of a train that derailed in Philadelphia, killing eight people, remains the focus of an inquiry by federal transportation safety investigators. But a second probe could prove more personally...
  • Santa Barbara oil spill: Pipeline operator has long record of problems

    Santa Barbara oil spill: Pipeline operator has long record of problems
    Plains Pipeline, the large Texas-based company responsible for the pipe that ruptured in Santa Barbara County, has accumulated 175 safety and maintenance infractions since 2006, according to federal records. A Times analysis of data from the Pipeline...
  • Oil spill cleanup accelerates on Santa Barbara County coast

    Oil spill cleanup accelerates on Santa Barbara County coast
    Crews are working around the clock to clean up the site of an oil spill in Santa Barbara County that has sent tens of thousands of crude into the Pacific Ocean and left even more saturating the soil. Michelle Rogow, an on-scene coordinator for the U.S....
  • Santa Barbara oil pipeline leak rekindles memories of 1969 disaster

    Santa Barbara oil pipeline leak rekindles memories of 1969 disaster
    It was a scene that generations of people on the Santa Barbara coast have dreaded: Cleanup workers in white protective suits combing tar-splattered beaches, hoping to contain the damage from a crude oil spill. Nearly 50 years ago, a blowout on an...