Russian president, Vladimir Putin has declared a state of emergency in part of Siberia following a massive oil spill at a power plant last week. The slow response to the spill has created a serious environmental problem.
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Two recent oil spills are a reminder of the environmental dangers of using oil for fuel. A huge leak from an oil ship near Brazil and a pipeline leak in North Dakota show how hard it is to keep oil from spilling.
Over 88 tons of oil has spilled out of a ship that ran aground near a special natural area of the Solomon Islands. So far almost nothing has been done to limit the flow of oil.