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  • Canadian bulk carrier spills oil into Maumee River

    Droves of cleanup workers spent much of the weekend trying to contain and collect 3,300 gallons of diesel fuel that spilled into Ohio's Maumee River Friday night by a Canadian bulk carrier. Loaded with grain, the Algonorth was leaving the Midwest Marine Terminal Friday night when the vessel's stern smashed into the dock, rupturing two fuel tanks 10 feet above the water line, according to the ...

  • US investigates North Carolina coal ash spill

    Federal authorities have launched a criminal investigation into a massive coal ash spill into a North Carolina river, demanding that Duke Energy and state regulators hand over reams of documents related to the accident that left a waterway polluted with tons of toxic sludge. The U.S. Attorney's Office in Raleigh issued grand jury subpoenas seeking records from Duke and the North ...


    By Associated Press

  • New Pig Corporation Introduces PIG® GOBOX® UNIVERSAL SPILL CADDY

    New Pig Corporation Introduces PIG® GOBOX® UNIVERSAL SPILL CADDY  Tipton, PA – July 21, 2010 – New Pig Corporation (www.newpig.com) has introduced the PIG® GoBox® ...


    By New Pig Corporation

  • Gannet oil spill: Written Ministerial Statement by Chris Huhne

    An oil release from a pipeline in Shell’s Gannet F development, totalling approximately 218 tonnes1, occurred during the period from 10th to 19th August 2011. The oil dispersed naturally well away from the shore and the UK-Norway median line, and there has been no evidence of any significant environmental impact to date resulting from this release. An oil sheen on the sea surface was ...

  • North Carolina river turns to gray sludge after coal ash spill

    Canoe guide Brian Williams dipped his paddle downstream from where thousands of tons of coal ash has been spewing for days into the Dan River, turning the wooden blade flat to bring up a lump of gray sludge. On the riverbank, hundreds of workers at a Duke Energy power plant in North Carolina scrambled to plug a hole in a pipe at the bottom of a 27-acre pond where the toxic ash was stored. ...


    By Associated Press

  • 35,000 gallons of oil spills after Montana train derailment

    Four tank cars leaked an estimated 35,000 gallons of oil after a train hauling fuel from North Dakota derailed in rural northeastern Montana, authorities said. The spill marked the latest in a series of wrecks across the U.S. and Canada that have highlighted the safety risks of moving crude by rail. No one was reported injured in the ...


    By Associated Press

  • Drilling boom brings rising number of harmful waste spills

    Carl Johnson and son Justin, who have complained for years about spills of oilfield wastewater where they raise cattle in the high plains of New Mexico, stroll across a 1 1/2-acre patch of sandy soil - lifeless, save for a scattering of stunted weeds. Five years ago, a broken pipe soaked the land with as much as 420,000 gallons of wastewater, a salty drilling byproduct that killed the shrubs and ...


    By Associated Press

  • Delta Western upgrades Dillingham facility to comply with federal oil spill prevention laws

    Delta Western, Inc. has resolved violations of federal oil spill prevention laws at its facility in Dillingham, Alaska, according to a settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Justice. The facility, which is a critical supplier of fuel to a remote community, is located on the shores of the Nushagak River, home to one of the most productive sockeye salmon ...

  • Virginia Co. to Pay Penalty, Improve Systems to Prevent Potential Oil Spills at Hurt, Va. Facility

    English Construction Company has agreed to prepare and implement oil spill prevention plans and pay a $17,289 penalty to settle alleged violations of federal oil spill prevention regulations at its construction facility at 113 Main Street in Hurt, Va., the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today. Under the Clean Water Act, owners of facilities that store 1,320 gallons of oil or more ...

  • US EPA takes over clean-up of 29,000-gallon oil spill at Santa Barbara site

    The US Environmental Protection Agency has taken over clean-up of an oil spill in Santa Barbara County after the responsible party, Greka Oil & Gas Inc. failed to clean up the mess at the site in the two months since it occurred. Concerned that the spilled oil is contaminating federal waterways, the EPA mobilized contractors who began work today at Greka's Bell Lease, located at 6801 Palmer Road ...

  • Railway Company Settles Clean Water Act Violations in Maine and Mass.

    Pan Am Railways has agreed to settle EPA allegations that they violated the federal Clean Water Act at two of its railyards operating in Waterville, Maine, and East Deerfield, Mass. The company has agreed to pay a fine of $152,000 to resolve the violations. According to allegations in a complaint filed by EPA this past winter related to the Waterville facility, Pan Am violated the conditions of ...

  • PIG® Universal Mat Pack Station

    Tipton, PA August 20, 2007 --New Pig Corporation has introduced the PIG® Universal Mat Pack Station to provide fast and easy access to PIG® Mat used for absorbing leaks, spills drips & overspray of both oil and water-based liquids. Clearly labeled and high-visibility yellow in color, the PIG® Universal Mat Pack Station is easy to locate and can be hung on any indoor wall surface for quick, ...


    By New Pig Corporation

  • New Pig introduces PIG® mat and wiper combo pack

    New Pig Corporation has introduced the double-duty PIG® Mat and Wiper Combo Pack for fast, on-the-spot cleanups and wiping tasks.Packaged in a unique dispenser box, the PIG® Mat and Wiper Combo Pack contains one roll each of PIG® Universal Mat and PIG® All Purpose Wipers – with simultaneous access to each product. The light-weight PIG® Mat soaks up small leaks, drips and spills and the versatile ...


    By New Pig Corporation

  • PIG® single drum pallet roll top hardcover

    New Pig Corporation has introduced a covered containment pallet that allows single drums to be loaded and accessed easily –with pumps and funnels in place.The PIG® Single Drum Pallet Roll Top Hardcover provides protected storage and non-hazardous liquid containment for a frequently accessed drum. Low-density polyethylene construction with UV inhibitors makes the Unit ideal for use indoors or out. ...


    By New Pig Corporation

  • An EPA Settlement with Seaboard Asphalt Products Helps Protect Baltimore, Maryland Residents.

    As part of a settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Seaboard Asphalt Products Company, located on Asiatic Ave. in Baltimore, has come into compliance with oil spill prevention and response requirements. Their compliance will help protect Baltimore residents and the environment. The company has also agreed to pay a $60,000 penalty for these alleged violations. Under the Clean ...

  • Warning! Beware of Stormwater Product!

    Warning about stormwater insert being sold under the trademark “SafeDrain” In 2004, Cameron M. Colson patented a leading storm water drain insert that utilized a butterfly valve mounted inside the storm water pan that aided in spill control. This storm water pollution prevention design, while being very effective at containment, has ...

  • New Pig introduces PIG® ShophogTM all-purpose wipers

    New Pig Corporation has introduced PIG® ShopHogTM All-Purpose Wipers designed and packaged to make storing and transporting wipes convenient and easy while keeping them clean, dry and ready for on-the-spot use.Highly absorbent, the Wiper’s thick, heavy-duty construction takes in liquid on contact and will withstand tough chores and conditions. On the other hand, the material is soft enough to use ...


    By New Pig Corporation

  • NEW PIG INTRODUCES HEAVY-DUTY PIG® BUILD-A-BERM® BARRIER

    Tipton, PA July 18, 2007 -- New Pig Corporation now offers the Heavy-Duty PIG® Build-A-Berm® Barrier for liquid and/or traffic control.  Designed to withstand traffic from trucks, loaded tow motors and other heavy vehicles, the new Barrier is ideal for protecting storm drains from contamination in high-traffic areas – indoors or out.Constructed of 35-ounce vinyl-coated fabric with an open cell ...


    By New Pig Corporation

  • Pesticide action network releases asian regional report on community monitoring of highly hazardous pesticide use

    Following interviews on pesticide use with over 1,300 peasant farmers and agricultural workers from eight Asian countries, Pesticide Action Network Asia and the Pacific released its report 'Communities in Peril: Asian Regional Report on Community Monitoring of Highly Hazardous Pesticide Use' at the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) Global Major Groups and Stakeholders Forum. The study, ...

  • Versatile New Pig System Makes Collection and Transfer of Waste Liquids Simple

    Tipton, PA -- New Pig Corporation has introduced a versatile Collection ...


    By New Pig Corporation

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