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    EPA Toughens Rules on Chemicals Used to Break Up Oil Spills

    EPA Toughens Rules on Chemicals Used to Break Up Oil Spills

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced stricter standards governing the response to offshore oil spills and releases of hazardous substances into the waters of the United States and its adjoining shorelines, a press release from the EPA said. The new standards under the National Contingency Plan (NCP) encourage the development of products like […]

    Thousands of Dead Fish Wash Up on Texas’ Gulf Coast

    Thousands of Dead Fish Wash Up on Texas’ Gulf Coast

    Tens of thousands of fish washed ashore along the Texas Gulf Coast Friday, following a massive “fish kill” caused by lack of oxygen in the changing season’s warmer waters, according to officials. The fish began to wash ashore about 65 miles south of Houston in Brazoria County, according to Katie St. Clair, the sea life […]