Oil spill in the U.S. threatens ecology of Yellowstone Park

As reported vesti.ru, breakthrough pipeline owned by one of the largest oil companies in the world, Exxon Mobil, on Saturday caused the 40-kilometer long oil plume at Yellowstone River.

This was announced today by Brian Schweitzer — Governor of the North-West of the U.S. state of Montana, where the accident occurred. "The parties responsible for the security of the pipeline are required to reverse the effects of a breakthrough," — he stressed.

Because of the accident on the pipeline, which was laid on the bottom of the river, also had to evacuate the settlements located along the

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In Texas, there was a dust storm

In the U.S. state of Texas an unexpected dust storm. In the automobile accident involving her, one person was killed, and another 17 suffered minor injuries. Specialists believe the root cause of the storm in a drought, do not let the staff the past few months in the summer and fall.

During the storm wind speed was 88 km / h, he was able to raise in the air a lot of sand, which reduced visibility to a minimum. Because these conditions are extremely dangerous for the road, it was a formal decision to close the motorway section

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Transocean accused BP of distorting the data on state of emergency in the Gulf of Mexico

Transocean blames BP British oil and gas company in the distortion of the data on the volume spilled in the accident in the Gulf of Mexico oil disaster that will last for two months, reported Bloomberg.

By its actions, BP breached the contract with Transocean, is the owner of the sunken platform in the accident Deepwater Horizon, said Transocean.

After the explosion of BP's U.S. regulators make recommendations on a number of measures aimed at ending the oil spill, the priority of which was assessed, including on the basis of estimates of its volume. According to the Swiss company, based

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Number of missing after ferry crash in India has increased more: http://www.rosbalt.ru/main/2012/05/01/976238.html

At least 270 people are still missing after the sinking on the eve of India's passenger ferry. Previously reported 150 missing. As reported by IANS, referring to the local officials, search and rescue operations have yielded no results.

He noted that after the tragedy took almost 24 hours, and there is hardly any chance that someone could live. He added that, according to some reports, the board were mostly women and children.

Another official said that the authorities are now trying to establish the exact number of passengers in the time of the accident on the ferry.

Previously reported that

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In Samara, foreign car completely failed under asphalt, driver killed

On one of the main streets in Samara because of an accident on the pipeline road washed away, resulting in a car with a driver completely failed under asphalt, "Interfax" referring to the traffic police in the Samara region.

"According to preliminary data, this afternoon on the main avenue burst pipe. Asphalt flooded with water. Pass near the scene of the accident, a foreign car failed completely blurred asphalt under the water. Was only visible bumper car" — said the agency.

Drivers of passing cars rushed to the rescue. At the time of arrival of "first" driver

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Accident at the mine Trebsa complete winter

Final disposition of the oil spill on the field Trebs in the Nenets Autonomous District will be made in the winter of 2012, the governor told reporters Nenets Igor Fyodorov during SPIEF 2012.

"I agreed with the president" Bashneft "Alexander Corsica go to the field at the end of the summer and see what the result of the elimination of the accident. Complete removal of petroleum products will be carried out only this winter they will be collected, stored and transported in the winter," — said Fedorov.

He stressed that the geography of the well where the spill occurred, allowed

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Half of Montenegro remained without power because of the accident

Approximately half of the territory of Montenegro remained Sunday night without electricity due to the fire at the transformer substation "Toloshi" in the Montenegrin capital Podgorica, local media reported.

The causes of fire are not called. Brigade repairmen working on correcting the problem.

It is reported that, without electricity and water were some areas of Podgorica, the Adriatic coast of Kotor and Ulcinj and some other cities.

Over the past few days, it is the second such accident in Montenegro. Last Tuesday, in an explosion and ensuing fire at an electricity transformer substation "Podgorica 2" from power during the hours

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Ask me: Nightmares Chernobyl watch online

April 26, 1986 witnessed the most terrible manmade tragedy of the millennium. The explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant blew 120 thousand of human lives. After a time, Chernobyl has acquired legends and rumors, and the most terrible of them were true. Why in the "Area" vorachivayutsya "stalker"? What attracts squatters to poison-soaked ground? How are the magical possibilities of survivors of the disaster? Parallel life in the crater of the reactor. As radioactive products have come to our table and as soon the whole world will be a "zone of alienation"? All true about Chernobyl, we did

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Refusal booster again explained to clogging motor

Yesterday, the head of the Federal Space Agency Vladimir Popovkin offered to convert his office into a state corporation. This step should lead the aerospace branch of crisis and break the chain of failed launches. Experts skeptical of the idea Popovkina. But the current scheme of management of the industry they consider sinful: Now Roscosmos itself defines the purpose, he keeps himself under control, he finds himself among the guilty and punish them himself. Translations of such uncontrolled structure in the status of state corporations are able to do even more Roscosmos beyond

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