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Crude Oil Spill Closes Highway At Patoka, Illinois

Officials say the leak occurred in one of the lines at the Patoka Tank Farm.

06/29/2014

A view of Alaskan Indian village of Tatitlek, 26 March 1898, two days after the beginning of an oil disaster which occurred when the tanker Exxon Valdez ran aground 24 March 1989 and spilled 11 million gallons of crude oil into Prince William Sound off Alaska, near Oil Pipeline tanker terminal in Valdez Harbor. The Tatitlek only fishing industry was badly threatened by oil spill. (Photo: CHRIS WILKINS/AFP/Getty Images)

25 Years Later, Exxon Valdez Spill Effects Linger

Before the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010 in the Gulf of Mexico, there was the Exxon Valdez disaster in Alaska, at the time the nation’s largest oil spill.

03/24/2014

File photo of pipe to be used for construction of a pipeline. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Homes Evacuated After Ark. Oil Pipeline Ruptures

Authorities are working to clean up an oil spill in central Arkansas after a pipeline ruptured.

03/29/2013

Satellite image of Hurricane Sandy (Photo by NOAA via Getty Images)

Opinion: Another Hurricane Reminds Us Of The Need For An Effective Administration

The 2012 presidential campaign between President Obama and Mitt Romney will be book-ended by hurricanes.

10/26/2012

Mitt Romney (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Opinion: Romney: Pay Attention To What I Say, Not What I Do

In an effort to distract voters from his tax records, W. Mitt Romney launched a four pronged push back yesterday. Romney’s problem: each move revealed more about the problems with his floundering campaign.

08/07/2012

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