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Former Shell Oil site: Tests for toxic contamination under homes in Carson

Until the mid-1960s, Shell stored more than three million gallons of oil in three huge open pits on a field in Carson. Then, Shell covered them up and sold the land to a developer, who built 285 homes on the old industrial site. Oil and cancer-causing chemicals ooze in the soil under those homes.

By Molly Peterson |

People living in the city of Carson have seen a lot of activity on Neptune Avenue this week. Shell Oil company has brought in construction equipment to the residential street to test ways to clean up oil and chemical contamination under Carson’s Carousel neighborhood.

Until the mid-1960s, Shell stored more than three million gallons of oil in three huge open pits on a field in Carson. Then, Shell covered them up and sold the land to a developer, who built 285 homes on the old industrial site. Oil and cancer-causing chemicals ooze in the soil under those homes. read more

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Selection of Shell related articles Friday 9 November 2012

Selection of Shell related articles Friday 9 November 2012

John,

More Shell related articles that may be of interest. Some remind me of Shell USA’s pesticide scandals.

Former Shell Oil site: Tests for toxic contamination under homes in …

89.3 KPCC-1 hour ago: Shell Oil company has brought in construction equipment to the residential street to test ways to clean up oil and chemical contamination under …

Because Of North Slope Oil Spill In 2006, BP Ordered To Pay Alaska …

Huffington Post-57 minutes ago: Royal Dutch Shell, which operates the Gannet Alpha oil rig, initially reported that 54,600 gallons of oil were spilled. A second leak soon … read more

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Shell Unit Sells Interest in Nigerian Oil Mining Lease for $567

“Shell are a bunch of cowards to walk away from 35,000 bopd. It would be better to optimise the fields and squeeze more out”: “Thank you Donovans for your site, it reminds me how good we were and how deep Shell has sunk.”

Dow Jones Newswires:Published November 09, 2012

Royal Dutch Shell PLC (RDSA.LN) Friday said its unit Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) has completed the assignment of its 30% interest in Oil Mining Lease 30 (OML30) in the Niger Delta to Shoreline Natural Resources Limited for a total cash proceeds of 567 million dollars.

MAIN FACTS:

-Divestment is part of the re-shaping of SPDC’s onshore portfolio and is in line with the Federal Government of Nigeria’s aim of developing Nigerian companies in the country’s upstream oil and gas business. read more

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