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Exxon Nigeria unit says begins oil spill clean-up

Posted on 17 August 2012
ExxonMobil's Nigeria unit said on Tuesday it was helping clean up an oil spill near its facility off the West African country's southeast coast, although the company wasn't yet sure what caused the leak. Mobil Producing Nigeria, a joint venture between ExxonMobil and the state ...
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Toxic chemical spill in NSW cleared up 'without incident'

Posted on 17 August 2012
One hundred litres of a highly toxic and potentially explosive chemical that spilled at an industrial site near Newcastle have been mopped up without incident, authorities say. Police established a 300-metre exclusion zone and evacuated 100 people after a 1000-litre drum of methyl ethyl ke...
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Exxon unit investigates oil spill near Nigeria facility

Posted on 15 August 2012
ExxonMobil's Nigeria unit said it was investigating an oil spill near its facility off the country's southeast coast, which local fishermen said had covered the waters where they fish with a toxic film. Mobil Producing Nigeria, a joint venture between ExxonMobil and the state oil f...
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Great Barrier Reef oil spill 'would cost billions': minister

Posted on 9 August 2012
An oil spill on Australia's Great Barrier Reef would cost billions of dollars — both to clean and to deal with an anti-shipping backlash, the federal government says. Transport Minister Anthony Albanese says the impact of an oil spill on the Great Barrier Reef would run to "...
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Hong Kong govt criticised over plastic spill on beaches

Posted on 4 August 2012
Hundreds of millions of potentially toxic plastic pellets from shipping containers knocked off a vessel during Hong Kong's worst typhoon in 13 years have washed up on its beaches where they lay for more than a week, activists say. The Hong Kong government estimated that 150 tonnes of t...
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