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BP Oil Spill Facts Animal Rehab Centers Still Working Hard After The BP Spill

AP – As the BP Oil Spill Facts are still being determined, local animal rehab centers are still hard at work following the worst oil spill in US history. A baby sea turtle escaped certain death from the jaws of a shark, only to wind up getting stuck amidst the sea of oil spilled from …

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Oil Spills – Worst Oil Spills List Man Made Disasters List Part 4

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Oil spills are one of the worst man-made disasters when it comes to both man and animals as well as the environment. The oil is released in the form of liquid petroleum hydrocarbons. These spills typically are caused by man made errors or carelessness, and have a devastating effect to the local environment, especially when …

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Explosion and Oil spill Add To Fukushima Nuclear Plant Woes

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An oil spill and a small explosion have caused limited damage, but no further radiation leaks at the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant in northeastern Japan, as released in a statement by TEPCO on Tuesday. Some of the workers at Fukushima Dai-ichi plant discovered an oil spill in the ocean near reactors five and six, …

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BP Gulf Oil Spill The Cost of Our Dependency on Oil

BP gulf oil spill the cost of our dependency on oil, while oil flows into the gulf faster than our cars, one has to wonder. As of April 28th, 2010 Ian R McDonald, an oceanography professor at Florida State University estimates that 8 to 9 million gallons of oil had already spilled from his examinations …

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