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Veto supporters rally in front of the White House on the same day U.S. President Barack Obama vetoed a Republican bill approving the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada, in Washington, February 24, 2015.

A 9,000-barrel leak in the Keystone pipeline in North Dakota spilled enough crude oil to fill half an Olympic-sized swimming pool

The second large oil spill from the Keystone pipeline in two years provoked outrage because TC Energy told activists that spills were unlikely.
An oil spill on Peroba beach in Maragogi, Alagoas state, Brazil, October 17, 2019.

Brazil is blaming Venezuela for a mysterious oil spill on its beaches, and it’s sending 5,000 troops to clean up the mess

While Brazil says the oil is from Venezuela, the reason for the spill is unclear, and Brasilia is sending thousands of troops to help clean it up.
A rescue ship works to extinguish the fire on the stricken Iranian oil tanker Sanchi in the East China Sea.

12 of the most devastating man-made ocean disasters in history, from Exxon Valdez to Deepwater Horizon

Disasters like oil spills pollute the ocean and kill marine life. Since 1967, there have been more than 9,500 tanker oil spills around the globe.
Iranian oil tanker Sanchi is seen engulfed in fire in the East China Sea, in this January 13, 2018 picture provided by Shanghai Maritime Search and Rescue Centre and released by China Daily

An oil spill off China’s coast is the world’s biggest since Deepwater Horizon — and it more than tripled in size over the weekend

A tanker carrying 122,000 tons of oil sank in the East China Sea, and investigators are only beginning to figure out the scale of the spill.

Protesters say a leak in the Dakota Access pipeline, which Trump just advanced, could be a ‘death sentence’

Trump has signed a series of directives aimed at expediting the pipeline, one of which orders an end to what he called "cumbersome" environmental reviews.

The Keystone XL Pipeline, which Trump just advanced, will carry the dirtiest fossil fuel on the planet

Here are all the reasons the Keystone XL pipeline, which would carry tar sand oil across the country, terrifies people who care about the environment.