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Six years after the Montara oil spill, those who suffered most still seek compensation

[Australia] A fisherman who stumbled upon pools of oil in the Timor Sea says he first thought his boat was leaking. Then he looked around and it was everywhere: a thick coating over the water’s surface.

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Marine research scientist: ‘Mahogany tide’ algal bloom caused fish kill in Peconic Estuary

A fish kill of major proportions is underway in the Peconic Estuary and as marine researchers are sampling the water for further study, town officials are working to prevent it from becoming a public health hazard.

Tens of thousands of fish in the bays, Continue reading Marine research scientist: ‘Mahogany tide’ algal bloom caused fish kill in Peconic Estuary