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Pipeline Company Downgrades Estimated Amount Of Oil Spilled On California Coast

GOLETA (CBS/AP)– Plains All American Pipeline is downgrading the amount of oil it says spilled off a California coastline in a worst-case scenario.

The company now says the estimate of the worst-case volume of oil released is up to 101,000 gallons – about 4,200 gallons less than previously believed. 98 more words

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Looks Like Spilt Coffee.

Wisdom teeth are out and I did not like it one bit…not that you’re supposed to enjoy getting your wisdom teeth, it’s not exactly something you  270 more words

Pipeline operator defends its shutdown procedure

LOS ANGELES (AP) – The operator of the oil pipeline the spilled thousands of gallons of crude on the California coast says it had a safe shutdown process in place. 122 more words

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Officials Say It Could Take Months To Cleanup Oil Spill At Santa Barbara

SANTA BARBARA (CBSLA.com) —  Officials said Saturday that it might be months before the beaches at Santa Barbara return to their pre oil spill state. 300 more words

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To Quit or Not To Quit?

Every now and then, I do contemplate if I really am where I am supposed to be. Most of the time, I question if I am serving my purpose or I am slacking off with settling for what I have now. 372 more words

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Dolphin Deaths In Gulf Of Mexico Relate To Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

Large numbers of bottlenose dolphins have been washing up on the shores of Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama since the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, according to theverge.com.   162 more words

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Diluted bitumen facts

Intervenor: City of Vancouver

The evidence:

  • Bitumen is diluted with a dileunt to make “dilbit”, which can be carried through pipelines.
  • If spilled in water, the diluent can evaporate from the dilbit, causing the bitumen to sink and making cleaning up the spill harder.
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