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Indian Coast Guard conducts regional level marine oil pollution response exercise ‘Clean Sea-2017’

The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) conducted the regional level marine oil pollution response exercise ‘Clean Sea-2017’ at sea off Port Blair on November 29. The purpose of the exercise was to ascertain preparedness of the ICG, resource agencies and other stakeholders in responding to a major oil spill in line with the provisions of the ..

Deepwater Horizon: BP agrees to pay $7.8-billion settlement

British Petroleum agreed to pay $7.8 billion in to resolve private plaintiffs affected by the spill from one of its wells in the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill disaster in April 2010. The proposed settlement presents a substantial advancement towards settling issues from the Deepwater Horizon accident and adding further to economic and environmental restoration ..