12 Oct '11, 6pm

On Our Radar: Charges in New Zealand Oil Spill: The ship, which has spilled hundreds of tons of oil off the New

On Our Radar: Charges in New Zealand Oil Spill: The ship, which has spilled hundreds of tons of oil off the New

European Pressphoto Agency The stricken cargo ship Rena, which ran aground on a reef off New Zealand. The container ship that struck a reef off the coast of New Zealand a week ago and is still spilling oil into the sea seems to be at risk of breaking apart , officials say. The captain has been arrested and charged with “operating a vessel in a manner causing unnecessary danger or risk.” [ABC News] A solar panel factory in eastern China is back in business after a chemical spill into a water channel that set off angry protests. The JinkoSolar plant was shut down for three weeks as the government investigated and sought to reassure locals. [Bloomberg] Colorado land commissioners have agreed to lease state land for a $50 million art project by the artist Christo that would drape shimmery canopies over the Arkansas River. A separate land parcel is to be leased for the creation...

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news.mongabay.com 12 Oct '11, 6pm

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treehugger.com 11 Oct '11, 5pm

The ongoing oil spill off the coast of New Zealand is going to get "significantly worse," according to the country's Envir...

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Maritime New Zealand/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images Rough weather has slowed the recovery of oil from a ship off New ...

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green.blogs.nytimes.com 10 Oct '11, 11am

Maritime New Zealand/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images Rough weather has slowed the recovery of oil from a ship off New ...

Oil spill is New Zealand’s worst-ever environme...

grist.org 11 Oct '11, 5pm

It's bad when a tanker strikes a reef. It's worse when that tanker is carrying oil that starts tarring some of your countr...

Tragic impact on wildlife from New Zealand oil disaster: Hundreds of dead birds have already been found along th...

Tragic impact on wildlife from New Zealand oil ...

birdlife.org 13 Oct '11, 4pm

An oiled White-capped Albatross (Forest & Bird) Hundreds of dead birds have already been found along the Bay of Plenty coa...

Pictures: Anger as oil sweeps over New Zealand's Papamoa Beach

Pictures: Anger as oil sweeps over New Zealand'...

straitstimes.com 12 Oct '11, 6am

The thick waves, topped with a dark foamy scum, left bubbling black streaks along the once pristine beach, releasing toxic...

New Zealand Oil Spill Worsens as Oil Hits Shore...

treehugger.com 10 Oct '11, 10pm

New Zealand's Mount Maunganui Beach, where oil is now washing ashore. Photo: Ronnie Macdonald / CC The unfolding oil spill...

New Zealand Oil Spill Worsens as Oil Hits Shore...

treehugger.com 10 Oct '11, 11pm

New Zealand's Mount Maunganui Beach, where oil is now washing ashore. Photo: Ronnie Macdonald / CC The unfolding oil spill...

FDA Allowed Unsafe Levels of Contaminants in Se...

nrdc.org 12 Oct '11, 4pm

WASHINGTON (October 12, 2011) – The Food and Drug Administration seriously underestimated the cancer risk from contaminant...

Oil from stranded container ship in New Zealand...

straitstimes.com 10 Oct '11, 2am

WELLINGTON (AFP) - Oil from a stranded container ship began washing up on the shore of New Zealand's pristine Bay of Plent...

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