More than 200,000 gallons of crude oil leaked in the rural town of Henderson last week.
The pipeline belongs to Star Petroleum Refining Public Company Limited, which is involved in the clean up and damage control of the spill
A pipeline spill from Collins Pipeline Co. was discovered on December 27 but hadn't been reported to the public. About 50,000 gallons have been cleaned up.
"This settlement represents an important down payment to address impacts from the longest-running oil spill in U.S. history," an official said.
Crew members were rescued safely after the 2019 capsizing, but the ship was a complete loss costing more than $204 million.
"No sheen was observed entering or in Lake Michigan," a U.S. Steel spokesperson said. "We continue to investigate the cause."
In 2008, an American Commercial tugboat collided with a tanker ship sailing downriver, causing a collision that spilled more than 282,800 gallons of oil.
"There are some longer-lasting impacts that could be really damaging and impact ecosystems," a civil and environmental engineering professor said.
The California governor has been accused by the Consumer Watchdog and FracTracker Alliance for not making communities safer from oil production.
Legislation enacted in the early 1970s included the establishment of the Environmental Protection Agency (1970) and passage of the Clean Air Act (1970) and Clean Water Act (1972).
Amplify Energy Corp. owns the leaking pipeline, which connects to an oil production platform named Elly.
Over 120,000 gallons of oil have spilled into the Pacific Ocean, local officials said.
Teams are working to clean up the hazardous spill, which has already caused "irreversible" environmental damage.
A boom has been deployed and the United States Coast Guard is working to clean up the fuel in the water.
Approximately 150 miles of shoreline were polluted by the incident, the Justice Department said.
The Centre for Environmental Justice called the chemical spill from the accident "the worst marine disaster" in the country's history.
Sri Lankan officials prepare for an oil spill after the cargo ship that caught fire on May 20, X-Press Pearl, sinks deeper into the Indian Ocean. The fishing industry is still halted as non-biodegradable plastic pellets continue to wash ashore.
The oil is stored aboard the Venezuela-flagged Nabarima vessel, sat idle in the Gulf of Paria since its owner was slapped with U.S. sanctions in January 2019.
Russia declared a state of emergency after 20,000 tonnes of diesel leaked into the river.
The "toxic extent" of the spill could have been up to 30 percent greater than what previous satellite data has suggested.
A clean-up mission is in full swing after an accident caused a container to crash down onto a barge containing diesel fuel, destabilizing the vessel and causing it to sink.
Scientists know more about Mars than the bottom of the Mariana Trench—the deepest part of Earth's ocean.
The 740ft MV Solomon Trader ran aground on February 5 during a cyclone.
The ship is called "Forever Lucky."
Mayor Kenneth Meyer of Decatur said the cleanup could take weeks to complete.
The 2016 planning papers related to BP's now-canceled project in the Great Australian Bight.
The rig explosion in 2010 killed 11 workers and spewed millions of barrels of oil onto the shorelines of several states.