BAR Vs VID | Match 40 Oct 15, 2019
VID 134/3 (34.2)
Latest News on Oil Spill
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May 17, 2019
Massive oil spill in Gulf of Mexico finally getting contained nearly 14 years laterThe oil spill occurred in 2004 when hurricane Ivan caused an underwater mudslide.
Aug 24, 2018
Administration clueless as tar balls wash up along India’s western coast; experts claim it's a deep, recurring problemEven though Central Board of Pollution Control claims that there has been no oil spill along India's western coast, tar balls are not only more excessive than previous years, they are also bigger in size, with beaches from Southern Gujarat, Daman and now even Mumbai’s coastline being covered with waxy formations lending the air a distinctly oily smell
Apr 19, 2018
Australian scientists develop revolutionary buoyant polymer sponge for cleaning up small oil spillsAs the polymer works as a sponge to absorb the waste materials it can be squeezed to recover the oil and then reused, Xinhua news agency reported.
Jan 14, 2018
Iranian oil tanker sinks eight days after collision with ship in China, Tehran official says no hope of survivorsA Tehran official said even before news of the sinking that there was no hope of saving some 30 missing crewmen. But Chinese officials played down fears of a major environmental disaster
Jan 08, 2018
Iranian oil tanker still ablaze as search continues for missing mariners; efforts to contain spill expected to be difficultA tanker carrying Iranian oil that collided with a Chinese freight ship in the East China Sea on Saturday was still ablaze on Monday morning.
Aug 13, 2017
Ras al-Zour oil spill: Kuwait battles to control damage, Saudi Arabia puts emergency plan in actionKuwait battled Sunday to control an oil spill off its southern coast that stained its beaches, threatened to damage power plants and left long black slicks in the Persian Gulf.
Feb 07, 2017
Chennai oil spill: Health hazards of this ecological nightmare are monumentalThe health hazards of the Chennai oil spill and the ecological damage sustained by the nearly 20 tons of fuel spilled on the Ennore shoreline are monumental
Feb 07, 2017
Chennai oil spill: As cleaning proceeds without plan, concerns raised on removal of ships, operational costsWhile the damage to the environment due to the oil spill near Kamarajar port in Chennai is a concern, an equally pressing issue is how exactly will the Ministry of Shipping proceed with the removal of these vessels and who will foot the massive clean-up bill for these operations.
Feb 04, 2017
Chennai oil spill: Centre claims 90% of sludge cleaned up, but reports say job only half-doneWith the oil spill off the coast here raising concerns, the Centre on Saturday said a total of 65 tonnes of sludge has been removed so far and over 90 percent of the work completed. It also expressed confidence that the cleaning operation will be finished in a couple of days.
Aug 24, 2016
NGT orders shipping co to pay Rs 100 cr for oil spill off Mumbai coastAn NGT bench also ordered Adani Enterprises to pay Rs 5 crore as compensation for dumping in the seabed 60054 MT coal being carried by MV Rak