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  • Oil Truck Rolls Over In South Windsor

    Oil Truck Rolls Over In South Windsor
    SOUTH WINDSOR — An oil truck carrying 1,700 gallons of fuel rolled onto its side on Smith Street and leaked heating oil from its tank as well as engine oil, police said.
  • From salon to shore: Your hair could help clean up an oil spill

    From salon to shore: Your hair could help clean up an oil spill
    Vanity Belle Beauty Boutique in Costa Mesa is turning trash into treasure. The local salon, owned by husband and wife Victoria and Jonathan Nino, accumulates hair trimmings, leftover hair dye, empty aerosol cans and stained foils that would typically be...

    BP offers a lesson in how to sugarcoat an environmental disaster

    The giant oil company BP doesn't do small-scale. Not only is it responsible for the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill -- "unprecedented" in its "volume, depth, and spatial scale," in the words of the National Research Council -- but the firm has...

    Science meets voodoo in a New Orleans festival of water

    NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Perhaps no other city in the United States is as well-suited as New Orleans to wed a scientific discussion of environment with a celebration of the occult. That's exactly what unfolded on Saturday at "Anba Dlo," an annual New...

    Florida Hospital Ebola team tries new protective gear

    Florida Hospital Ebola team tries new protective gear
    Florida Hospital's Ebola team held a training on Thursday to learn how to put on and take off new protective gear that they will use in case of a suspected case, the hospital announced on Friday. The team includes nearly 100 people from hospital areas...