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Oil spills in the garage or driveway can be a hazard. Oil is a combustible material. Thus, this can simply catch on fire. In addition, oil if consumed, can make animals or small children ill. If you have an oil leak from your vehicle or an accidental... More »
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Oil spill - Wikipedia

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An oil spill is the release of a liquid petroleum hydrocarbon into the environment, especially marine areas, due to human activity, and is a form of pollution.

The 13 largest oil spills in history | MNN - Mother Nature Network

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Jul 16, 2010 ... Here's a look at the largest spills in world history and how the Gulf oil spill and the Exxon Valdez disaster compare.

Effects of Oil Spills - Conserve Energy Future

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Effects of Oil Spills: An oil spill happens when liquid petroleum is released into the environment by vehicle, vessel or pipeline. It happens on a large scale and is  ...

How Oil Harms Animals and Plants in Marine Environments ...

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In general, oil spills can affect animals and plants in two ways: from the oil itself and from the response or cleanup operations. Understanding both types of ...

Gulf or BP Oil Spill - Smithsonian Ocean Portal

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The Gulf oil spill is recognized as the worst oil spill in U.S. history. Within days of the April 20, 2010 explosion and sinking of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig in the ...

10 Biggest Oil Spills in History - Popular Mechanics

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May 7, 2010 ... The Deepwater Horizon spill could easily pump 20 million gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico. While this is almost double the amount spilled ...

Oil Spills - The New York Times

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Cuba and the United States agreed on Monday to jointly prevent, contain and clean up oil and other toxic spills in the Gulf of Mexico, as they rush to conclude ...

Oil Spills and Disasters - Infoplease

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The following list includes major oil spills since 1967. The circumstances surrounding the spill, amount of oil spilled, and the attendant environmental damage is ...