Leaking pipeline spews 20k barrels of oil, ruining wheat farm
October 17, 2013, 9:27 a.m.
Video: In what’s believed to be the biggest land-based oil spill ever in the U.S., a hole in the Tesoro Corp.’s underground pipeline has flooded a farm with oil. The damage will cost millions to clean.
What's causing oil sheens near Deepwater Horizon spill site?
July 16, 2013, 2:03 p.m. by Douglas Main, LiveScience
Leftover oil is leaking out of tanks of the sunken offshore drilling rig.
BP ends Deepwater Horizon oil spill cleanup in Florida, Alabama and Mississippi
June 17, 2013, 10:53 a.m. by John Platt
But environmental groups say oil is still coming ashore and more work needs to be done.
InsideClimate News wins Pulitzer Prize for oil spill reporting
April 16, 2013, 10:46 a.m. by John Platt
Reporters for the online, nonprofit news site spent seven months reporting on tar-sands oil spill in Michigan.
ExxonMobil's spilled oil, exploding manhole covers, and Earth's tipping point
April 5, 2013, 11:41 a.m. by Shea Gunther
Community woodworking shops become popular, insect wings microscopically shred bacteria, and the size of ExxonMobil's Arkansas oil spill grows.
'Not your father's oil spill'
April 4, 2013, 9:48 a.m.
Video: Deb Miller and Susan Connolly, Michigan residents who live near the Kalamazoo River oil spill, are now advocates for pipeline safety. They talk with Rachel Maddow about why tar sands oil spills are particularly nasty to clean up.
Dispersant makes oil 52 times more toxic
December 3, 2012, 10:50 a.m. by Douglas Main, LiveScience
The mix of dispersants and oil likely 'put a big dent' in the ocean's food web, but scientists have no measurements to be sure how big.