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  • Around-the-clock cleanup effort under way on oil-fouled California beach

    May 21, 2015 | 8:43 am

    Santa Barbara-- Cleanup teams labored on Thursday for a third day to remove patches of crude petroleum that stained a California beach and fouled offshore waters from a pipeline rupture that may rank as the biggest oil spill to hit the Santa Barbara coastline in more than four...

  • Oil spill floods into Israeli nature reserve

    December 4, 2014 | 9:27 am

    Millions of litres of crude oil have gushed out of a pipeline to flood 200 acres of a desert nature reserve in southern Israel, officials said on Thursday.

    Israel Radio reported that the breach happened by accident during maintenance work on Wednesday night on the Eilat-Ashkelon...

  • A year after the BP spill, inspiration in an uphill battle

    April 25, 2011 | 11:01 am

    At Passover this year we mark the one-year anniversary of the BP oil spill disaster. We continue a hard struggle for freedom from the crippling grasp of the oil industry and work toward a more environmentally just future for our neighbors across the Gulf of Mexico and around the...

  • White House briefs Reform rabbis on oil spill

    August 5, 2010 | 1:44 pm

    A White House official briefed Reform rabbis on the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

    Wednesday’s conference call is held annually by the Central Conference of America Rabbis before the High Holidays to provide rabbis with information about current events for their sermons. Last...