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President Barack Obama wants BP Plc to set up an escrow account to pay the claims for damages caused by its oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, White House advisor David Axelrod said.

As much as 40,000-plus barrels of oil per day are pouring from BP's ruptured well in the Gulf of Mexico, a US official has said, more than doubling the previous government estimate.

Jamshedpur, June 1: Concerned over the rising level of air and water pollution, the Damodar Bachao Andolan Evam Jal Jagrukta Abhiyan would stage a massive dharna in front of the headquarters of Jharkhand State Pollution Control Board (JSPCB) in Ranchi on June 5 coinciding with World Environment Day.

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PARADIP: The population of blowhole dolphin, declared as an endangered species, has recorded a gradual rise at Mahanadi river mouth in Paradip. Though no census has yet been carried out by the Forest of Fishery Department, it is estimated that there are about 150 porpoises on the Paradip coast, officials sources.

A pusher tug, a small barge that propels a bigger vessel, drowned in the Hooghly near Prinsep Ghat on Friday night, releasing oil into the river.

Shanghai: Authorities in eastern China have said they will release 20 million algae-eating fish into one of the nation

DHENKANAL: The Rehabilitation and Peripheral Development Advisory Committee (RPDAC) yesterday rejected the request of Bhusan Steel Limited (BSL) to construct an ash pond in Nimidha village and asked it to go for afforestation around BSL to check pollution.

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