Showing posts with label leaks. Show all posts
Showing posts with label leaks. Show all posts

Friday, May 25, 2018

DPRK confirms demolition of nuclear test site, no leakage of radio-active materials

DPRK confirms demolition of nuclear test site
The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) has confirmed the demolition of its nuclear test site at Punggye-ri on Thursday, saying that all the tunnels have been collapsed by explosions and their entrances completely closed, according to the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA).

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Keystone spill from damage during installation

 Mechanical damage from construction of a section of the Keystone pipeline in 2008 in South Dakota likely resulted in the latest release, a federal report found.

Monday, November 20, 2017

Nebraska Approves TransCanada Keystone XL Pipeline Construction

Keystone XL Pipeline
The panel in the US state of Nebraska has removed the last legislative obstacle to the construction of the controversial pipeline project in the territory of the state.

Sunday, May 21, 2017

Massive Spill Kept Secret: Australia Oil Regulator Hid Key Leak Data for Months

Australia’s governmental oil watchdog group knew for months about a previously uncontrolled underwater oil leak but kept the information hidden from the public until now.

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Dakota Access Pipeline Leaks before Becoming Operational

A leak in the Dakota Access pipeline at a pump station in South Dakota in early April, sparked outrage as activists have called into question its environmental safety.

Friday, November 11, 2016

Ukraine to cover destroyed Chernobyl reactor with confinement soon

Ukraine will cover the destroyed Chernobyl reactor No.4 with a new protective confinement -- the Arch, in the near future, Minister of Ecology and Natural Resources Ostap Semerak announced on Thursday.

Friday, January 15, 2016

Gas Leak Creates Toxic Cloud in Southeast Brazil

RIO DE JANEIRO -- Authorities said a gas leak created a toxic cloud in the Port of Santos on Thursday afternoon, sending several people to hospitals due to irritation and breathing problems.

Sunday, May 31, 2015

Rescuers Work to Save Wildlife Affected by California Oil Spill

Dead animals have been found almost daily since a pipeline failed May 19, releasing thousands of gallons of crude oil into the ocean and beaches of central California. While it will take years for scientists to gauge the spill's effects on the ecosystem, rescue workers are taking more immediate action by rescuing animals affected by the spill.

Thursday, May 21, 2015

State of Emergency Declared for California Oil Spill

The western U.S. state of California has declared a state of emergency for an area of coastline hit with one of the worst oil spills in the state's recent history.

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Fukushima plant pumps halted, toxic water leaking into ocean

Tokyo Electric Power Co. said Tuesday it has found all of the eight water transfer pumps halted at its stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power station, leaving radiation-contaminated water to leak into the Pacific Ocean.

Monday, December 08, 2014

Israel's Greatest Ecological Catastrophe Unfolding in Arava Desert

The crude oil spill in the Arava Desert, southern Israel, is 'twice as bad as initially estimated,' according to the Israeli Eilat Ashkelon Pipeline Company....

"The volume of crude oil that spilled into the Arava Desert last week is 60 percent larger than the amount that was originally reported, the company responsible for the pipeline acknowledged on Sunday night," Haaretz, the Israeli news agency reported.

Thursday, December 04, 2014

Oil pipeline bursts near Israel-Jordan border.(the reason for the spill was under investigation)

An oil pipeline rupture has caused thousands of cubic metres of crude oil to spill into the Arava desert in southern Israel near the border with Jordan, officials said Thursday (Dec 4). The incident took place just north of the Red Sea resort city of Eilat and 500m from the frontier. 

The spill was "a couple of kilometres long", according to an Israeli environment ministry spokeswoman who was unable to give more specific information.

EL News