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Concern Grows Around Tories' Oil Spill Cleanup Reforms

CBC | Posted 12.04.2014 | Canada Business

Concern is growing around Bill C-22, which would change the rules around oil spill cleanups. The technology for cleaning up oil spills, such as using ...

'I've Never Seen Such A High Prevalence Of Very Sick Animals'

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 02.18.2014 | Canada Business

Missing teeth. Lung disease. Extreme hormone levels. Four years after BP's Deepwater Horizon rig exploded, gushing some 4.9 million barrels of oil ...

The Government's Oil Spill Plans Are a Bit Too Slick

Chris Genovali | Posted 06.04.2013 | Canada Politics
Chris Genovali

The phrase "world-class oil spill response and prevention" is a meaningless platitude. There is no such thing as world-class oil spill response and prevention. Natural Resources Minister Joe Oliver's announcement does little to diminish the risk or change the nature of shipping oil on the B.C. coast.

The Secret Benefits of Germs

Jason Tetro | Posted 04.12.2013 | Canada
Jason Tetro

2012-05-28-GermGuyBanner.jpg Pathogens only make up a fraction of the diversity of germs on Earth and a number of environmental germs have been examined for their financial and environmental benefit. For the most part, these germs are unknown and kept away from the science spotlight.

BP: Halliburton 'Intentionally Destroyed' Oil Spill Evidence

CP | Cain Burdeau, The Associated Press | Posted 02.04.2012 | Canada Business

NEW ORLEANS - BP in a high-stakes court filing on Monday accused Halliburton of destroying damaging evidence about the quality of its cement slurry th...

BP Investigating New Sheen In Gulf Of Mexico

CP | Raphael G. Satter, The Associated Press | Posted 10.18.2011 | Canada Business

LONDON - Oil giant BP said Thursday it was investigating a new sheen in the Gulf of Mexico but added there was no immediate indication it was the resu...

Gushing Oil Spills Drill Taxpayer Pockets

William Amos | Posted 07.29.2011 | Canada
William Amos

Offshore oil spills are Black Swan Events -- extremely hard-to-predict events that carry the risk of major impact. How much would it cost to clean up an Arctic offshore oil spill in Canada?