A tanker ship loaded with oil in the Port of Port Arthur, Texas, collided with two barges being towed by a tug boat, resulting in a spill of about 450,000 gallons of crude, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.
Crews removed about 46,000 gallons of oil from waters near Port Arthur, Texas, on Sunday, roughly 10 percent of the oil spilled a day earlier when a tanker collided with two barges, a U.S. Coast Guard officer said.
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Settled at the edge of Alaska's south-central shorefront, Seward is a small town with a big view. Mountain ranges rising to 3,000 feet surround its harbor on Resurrection Bay. Snowcapped peaks and sheer walls of evergreens dwarf the rustic outpost.
The Justice Department and the state of Alaska Thursday asked ExxonMobil to pay another $92 million for additional cleanup of shorelines in Prince William Sound and the Gulf of Alaska, which still contain oil from the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill.