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TK Bremen Cargo Ship Leaks Fuel Off French Coast

TK Bremen Cargo Ship Leaks Fuel Off French Coast

High winds beached a cargo ship on France’s Atlantic coast and some of the 220 tons of fuel on board leaked out, threatening a local beach.

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Typhoon Causes Destructives Flashfloods and Casualties, Southern Philippines

Typhoon Causes Destructives Flashfloods and Casualties, Southern Philippines

More than 400 people were killed and an unknown number were missing after a typhoon struck the southern Philippines, causing flash floods and landslides and driving tens of thousands, in the thick of night, from their homes.

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Shell Arctic drilling conditionally approved

Shell Arctic drilling conditionally approved

A Royal Dutch Shell subsidiary received federal approval Friday for drilling exploratory wells in the Chukchi Sea off Alaska’s northwest coast but with conditions that raised concerns with the state’s congressional delegation.

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Brazil judge says work can resume at Amazon dam

Brazil judge says work can resume at Amazon dam

A judge in Brazil on Friday revoked his own order to halt work on a controversial $11 billion dam in the Amazon region, a project that has been criticized by environmentalists and native groups.

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Chevron faces $10.6bn Brazil legal suit over oil spill

Chevron faces $10.6bn Brazil legal suit over oil spill

Brazilian federal prosecutors are seeking 20 billion reais (some $10 billion) for environmental damages from US oil supermajor Chevron and Swiss-based Transocean for an oil spill that began in early November, when wells leaked off the coast of Rio de Janeiro.

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Flotsam from Japanese tsunami reaches West Coast

Flotsam from Japanese tsunami reaches West Coast

Some debris from the March tsunami in Japan has reached the West Coast.

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Engineering experts hit safety culture in BP spill

Engineering experts hit safety culture in BP spill

BP and the oil industry drilling in the Gulf of Mexico lacked the proper safety attitude to handle the large risks of deep-water drilling, leading to the many bad decisions behind the nation’s worst offshore spill, a panel of expert engineers said Wednesday.

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Planned Retreat Policy Adopted, Australia

Planned Retreat Policy Adopted, Australia

To deal with the increasing occurrence of beach erosion along Australia’s east coast, the city council of Taree, 317 North of Sydney, has adopted a policy of planned retreat for its entire coastline.

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Japan minister questions radioactive water dump

Japan minister questions radioactive water dump

Japan’s industry minister Tuesday rejected a plan by the operator of the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant to release low-level radioactive water into the sea without approval by local fishermen…

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