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Bad News for Pollution Monitoring – US Needs a Radar Satellite, Stat!

It appears that we’ve lost one of the most important tools in the field of Earth observation:  on April 8, the Envisat satellite stopped communicating with its handlers at the European Space Agency.  While this is not happy news, the satellite was a real workhorse well beyond its expected lifespan and was an outstanding success […]

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6.6 Million Gallons of Crude Oil Spilled in Paulsboro, NJ

Photo courtesy of WPVI-6ABC, Philadelphia Yesterday there was a spill of 6.6 million gallons of crude oil at the Paulsboro Refinery in Paulsboro, NJ. The Paulsboro Refinery is own by PBF Energy and is located not too far across the Delaware River from the Delaware City Refinery, which is also owned by PBF Energy. According […]

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Blowout off Nigeria?

Given the sustained intensity of the fire on the K.S. Endeavor  drill rig that ignited off the coast of Nigeria yesterday morning, we’re starting to think a total loss of well control occurred. Yep, that would be a blowout.  Two workers are still missing. We assume the rig was drilling Chevron’s “Funiwa Deep” natural gas […]

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Brazil Oil Spill Update

The Campos Basin has been cloudy so we haven’t gotten a good satellite image of the Chevron oil spill there since November 12. Chevron reported yesterday that their top-kill operation has stopped the flow of oil at a well they had been drilling from the Transocean SEDCO 706 semisubmersible drill rig, and “significantly reduced” the […]

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Need a Tax Deduction? Support SkyTruth!

As 2010 draws to a close, we breath a sigh of relief. The BP / Deepwater Horizon disaster in the Gulf of Mexico tested our ability to collect, analyze, and publish images and information day in and day out for almost four months, and attracted major media attention. Following up to ensure that the important […]