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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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Researching how oil spills affect marine organisms

Five years ago, on April 20, 2010, an explosion on the Deepwater Horizon rig caused a release of 200 million gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico before the well was capped on July 15, 2010. Close to 100,000 kilometers, including more than 1,000 total linear miles of coastlines in Louisiana, Alabama, Continue reading Researching how oil spills affect marine organisms