Coastal Care

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Day: January 30, 2013

One-third of fish caught in Channel have plastic contamination, study shows

One-third of fish caught in Channel have plastic contamination, study shows

One-third of fish caught off the south-west coast of England have traces of plastic contamination from sources including sanitary products and carrier bags, scientists have found.

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Next in BP Spill Saga: Civil Trial Worth Billions

Next in BP Spill Saga: Civil Trial Worth Billions

Now that a $4 billion plea deal has resolved BP’s criminal liability for the massive Gulf of Mexico oil spill nearly three years ago, the company will turn its focus to a trial that could potentially cost it billions of dollars more in civil penalties.

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Shale Gas Boom Now Visible From Space

Shale Gas Boom Now Visible From Space

Oil companies at the heart of the US shale oil boom are burning off enough gas to power all the homes in Chicago and Washington combined in a practice causing growing concern about the waste of resources and damage to the environment.

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BP’s Guilty Plea For 2010 Gulf Spill Approved By Federal Judge

BP’s Guilty Plea For 2010 Gulf Spill Approved By Federal Judge

BP PLC closed the book on the Justice Department’s criminal probe of its role in the Deepwater Horizon disaster and Gulf oil spill Tuesday, when a federal judge agreed to let the London-based oil giant plead guilty to manslaughter charges for the deaths of 11 rig workers and pay a record $4 billion in penalties.

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Shell Acquitted of Nigeria Pollution Charges

Shell Acquitted of Nigeria Pollution Charges

Shell was acquitted in a Dutch court on Wednesday morning of most of the charges against it for pollution in Nigeria, where disputed oil spills have been a long-running source of contention between the oil company, local people and environmental campaigners…

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