National Feb 3, 2017

U.S. Aegis destroyer runs aground, causing oil spill off Kanagawa

A U.S. Navy Aegis destroyer ran aground near Yokosuka naval base, causing an oil spill off Kanagawa Prefecture, a U.S. official said Wednesday. The incident involving the USS Antietam, forward deployed with the 7th Fleet, took place Tuesday and resulted in an estimated 4,160 liters ...

Pipeline that spilled oil on California coast badly corroded

World Jun 4, 2015

Pipeline that spilled oil on California coast badly corroded

A pipeline rupture that spilled an estimated 101,000 gallons (382,000 liters) of crude oil near Santa Barbara last month occurred along a badly corroded section that had worn away to a fraction of an inch in thickness, federal regulators disclosed Wednesday. The preliminary findings released ...