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ExxonMobil criticised over response to Bass Strait oil spill

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Water shimmers after a spill similar to one found near the ExxonMobil rig in the Bass Strait. Photograph: Joe Haresh/EPA

Investigation finds failure to properly respond to spill near drilling platform posed ‘significant threat to the environment’

May 10, 2017 — Failure to properly respond to an oil spill near an ExxonMobil rig in the Bass Strait increased the risk of contamination and posed a “significant threat to the environment”, an investigation has found. Continue reading ExxonMobil criticised over response to Bass Strait oil spill