Oil Spill

Lido Beach Oil Spill

Long Island Woman Fights Huge Legal Bills After Neighbor’s Oil Tank Spilled

Lynn Eskanazi and her family are battling for damages after a neighbor’s oil tank leaked, and sent a toxic plume next door. Staggering legal bills are now the issue.

02/27/2014

Scene Of Seventh Avenue Oil Spill (Kathryn Brown/CBS 2)

Fuel Truck Spills Nearly 50 Gallons Of Heating Oil On Seventh Avenue

Hazmat crews are on the scene of an oil spill in Manhattan.

10/22/2013

A 1,000-gallon oil spill has made life miserable for a Lido Beach, N.Y. couple. (Photo: Steve Kritzberg and Lynn Eskanazi)

Troubling Backyard Oil Spill Turns Long Island Couple’s Lives Upside-Down

Imagine having to constantly breathe in the smell of oil inside your home. That’s what one Long Island family says they’ve had to endure for years, while waging an endless legal battle to have the oil removed and their home rebuilt.

04/30/2013

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Crews Clean Up, Investigate Staten Island Oil Spill

An oil spill in Staten Island overnight sent crews scrambling to clean up the mess and investigate what caused the incident.

12/15/2012

Satellite image of Hurricane Sandy (Photo by NOAA via Getty Images)

Opinion: Another Hurricane Reminds Us Of The Need For An Effective Administration

The 2012 presidential campaign between President Obama and Mitt Romney will be book-ended by hurricanes.

10/26/2012

Mitt Romney (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Opinion: Romney: Pay Attention To What I Say, Not What I Do

In an effort to distract voters from his tax records, W. Mitt Romney launched a four pronged push back yesterday. Romney’s problem: each move revealed more about the problems with his floundering campaign.

10/08/2012

Oil sheen and absorbent pad in Paerdegat Basin Sept. 30, 2012 (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Coast Guard Overseeing Clean-Up Of Brooklyn Oil Spill

National Grid was replacing a gas main through the waterway near Jamaica Bay on Thursday when something went wrong, causing the caustic petroleum-cement mixture to spill out.

09/30/2012

Mitt Romney (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Romney: Pay Attention To What I Say, Not What I Do

In an effort to distract voters from his tax records, W. Mitt Romney launched a four pronged push back yesterday. Romney’s problem: each move revealed more about the problems with his floundering campaign.

08/07/2012

ExxonMobil (AP Photo/Donna McWilliam)

Exxon Pays $25M In Brooklyn Oil Spill Settlement

The deal with Attorney General Andrew Cuomo and the environmental group Riverkeeper will resolve several years of litigation over spills from refineries that once lined the Brooklyn waterfront.

11/17/2010

The "Bad Planning" Halloween costume - Photo: HalloweenExpress.com

BP Costume Hot For Halloween This Year

It may not be the scariest Halloween costume ever, but the BP oil spill outfit is definitely unique.

10/11/2010

NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 21:  Former U.S. President Bill Clinton speaks during the annual Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) September 21, 2010 in New York City. The sixth annual meeting of the CGI gathers prominent individuals in politics, business, science, academics, religion and entertainment to discuss global issues such as climate change and the reconstruction of Haiti. The event, founded by Clinton after he left office, is held the same week as the General Assembly at the United Nations, when most world leaders are in New York City.  (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Bill Clinton: Economy, Disasters Imperil Millions

Former President Bill Clinton says the economic downturn and recent natural disasters have imperiled untold numbers of lives across the world.

CBS New York–09/21/2010