Ecology

Gators fouled by diesel spill get a scrubbing, teeth cleaned

2 days ago   |   By Phys.org

Wildlife rehabilitators are decontaminating dozens of alligators, brushing their pointy teeth and scrubbing their scaly hides in the weeks after a pipeline rupture dumped 300,000 gallons of diesel fuel into a New Orleans area wetland.
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Thousands of gallons of toxic phenol reportedly spilled this week at a Philly chemical plant

2 days ago   |   By Phys.org

A worker failed to shut off a valve Thursday at the AdvanSix plant in Philadelphia and up to 2,000 gallons of phenol spilled, with some possibly entering the sewer system, according to a police report.
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First trailer for Marvel's Moon Knight sets up a trippy, globe-trotting...

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