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‘A bill for the bosses’: infrastructure bill sticks taxpayers with oil cleanup costs

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Oil and gas companies have a century-old bad habit of drilling wells and ditching them. And while Congress finally has a plan to plug some abandoned wells, new proposals effectively pass the fossil fuel industry’s cle...

‘It’s outrageous’: Trinidadian fishers film ‘half-hearted’ oil spill clean-up

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Hands masked in thick black oil, the fisher drips toxic globules back into the sea as he pleads with the camera, urging viewers to “share this video”. In the footage, filmed onboard a small boat, Gary Aboud documents ...

Sicilian towns face bankruptcy over Etna clean-up costs

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Dozens of Sicilian towns face bankruptcy due to the cost of cleaning up the volcanic ash left by Mount Etna, which has been erupting regularly since February. The Italian government on Monday allocated €5m to compensa...

Surfers Against Sewage launches long-term plastic waste clean-up

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The public is being urged to clear plastic and litter from their local beaches, rivers and parks as part of a million-mile clean-up to mark the emergence from lockdown. Surfers Against Sewage, which is launching the s...

‘When I woke, the house was full of water’: daunting cleanup follows Timor-Leste floods

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In Tasitolu, a suburb in the west of the capital, Dili, Batista Elo balances his young daughter on his hip as he stands in flood waters that reach up his thighs. “I saved my family first and after that just got into t...