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Cleaning up an old oil spill

Ardent Global has completed a complex pollutant removal operation from a cargo vessel that sank in Canadian waters over 30 years ago. In 1985 the cargo vessel Manolis L laden with 3,000t of newsprint sank in 70m of water in Notre Dame Bay, Newfoundland. In 2013 pollution in the vicinity was traced to the wreck by Canadian…
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Oil tank removed for free in Christmas gesture of good will

Teresa Ezzo had purchased a foreclosed house in Warwick this summer that did not have a heating system in place; an old oil tank was buried in the yard. To heat the home, Ezzo had a boiler and oil tank installed in her basement. She also contacted a few companies to get estimates for removing…
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Liverpool city centre covered in sand after oil leak

Shoppers, workers and those living in the city centre were baffled this morning as a major street was left covered in sand. Those using Hanover Street, close to Liverpool One, will have noticed the strange feature of the footpath today but many will not have been clear on what has happened. Pictures taken on the…
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Remote-controlled boat to remove oil spills

The Blue Impact AS boat breaking down oil in the ocean. The world’s first unmanned oil spill boat has been shown to the environmental authorities and future customers in California. The catamaran drives back and forth over the oil spill and pulverises the oil into small biodegradable particles, using high pressure water jets. “In this…
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