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A Ruptured Pipe Spilled Oil Upstream of the Amazon River


Offbeat  (tags: environment, ethics, crime, wildlife, world )

Marty
- 417 days ago - blogs.smithsonianmag.com
Ten thousand barrels of oil are now making their way down Ecuador's Coca River--a waterway that eventually feeds into the Amazon River--after a pipe run by the state-owned Petroecuador burst during a landslide, says Reuters. The pipe is the country's



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Comments

Dave C. (213)
Sunday June 9, 2013, 7:47 am
sad.....
 

Elisa F. (233)
Tuesday June 11, 2013, 1:15 am
Hopefully, they will get help with a swift clean up.
 

Lynn D. (0)
Tuesday June 11, 2013, 1:57 am
truly sad..................
 

Patricia Long (1)
Tuesday June 11, 2013, 2:55 am
Very sad and unfortunate. Shared and noted, thanks.
 

Fi T. (16)
Tuesday June 11, 2013, 3:57 am
Leave this natural resource tranquil
 

Kerrie G. (135)
Tuesday June 11, 2013, 5:05 am
This must've made so many people very sad... :(
 

Connie O. (40)
Tuesday June 11, 2013, 5:24 pm
what a mess....truly a disaster to this area.
 

Dale O. (189)
Tuesday June 11, 2013, 8:48 pm
Very regrettable, once again yet another environmental disaster.
 

Allan Yorkowitz (452)
Wednesday June 12, 2013, 4:00 pm
I wish you luck on the Keystone, Obama.....
What would you do if this happened in America?
 

Robert Hardy (67)
Wednesday June 12, 2013, 7:47 pm
One more crime against Nature. One more crime against life.
 

Jeanne Rogers (690)
Sunday June 30, 2013, 7:39 pm
Disgusting!!!
 
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