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BP faces Clean Water Act fine for Macondo well blowout

June 16, 2014
More than four years after it happened, the Macondo well incident in the Gulf of Mexico continues to capture the attention of the industry and the public.
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Canadian pipeline operators to assume liability for oil spill damage under new rules

June 5, 2014
Canada is toughening its rules concerning pipeline safety and response to spill damages, transferring the responsibility for oil spills to pipeline companies and making them liable for all costs associated with accidents.
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Oil, gas spills increase in 2013

May 14, 2014
More than 7,600 oil spills and leaks were recorded in 2013 in the top 15 states for onshore oil and gas activities.
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New York State urges EPA to review oil spill contingency plans

March 28, 2014
The need for an improved contingency plan is pressing, as more crude is being shipped from the Bakken shale through New York to refineries in the south, according to New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Joe Martens.
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Citgo faces $197 million fine for Lake Charles oil spill

March 25, 2014
Oklahoma-based refiner Citgo Petroleum Corp. may face a $197 million fine for the 2006 oil spill at its refinery in Lake Charles, La.
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EPA ends new contract ban on BP operations

March 17, 2014
Oil giant BP and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have signed an agreement regarding legal procedures following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010.
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Company fined for oil spill in Arkansas

November 5, 2013
Colorado-based Whiting Oil and Gas Corporation has agreed to pay $58,570 to the Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund for violating the Clean Water Act after an oil spill in Arkansas in September last year.
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North Dakota pipeline leaks more than 20,000 barrels of crude

October 15, 2013
An estimated 20,600 barrels of crude oil have spilled into a field in North Dakota from a pipeline operated by Tesoro Logistics LP.
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Study links oil spill cleanup to increased cancer risks

September 18, 2013
People who were hired to clean up the Gulf of Mexico following the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill are at a higher risk of developing different types of cancers due to significantly changed blood profiles.
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Appeals court to hear BP case on alleged Deepwater Horizon claims fraud

July 22, 2013
BP is seeking to minimize its liability for the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, insisting that many claims have been exaggerated and even made up by businesses in the region.
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