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Sri Lanka Assessing Environment Damage From Oil Tanker Fire

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Sri Lanka’s government is sending scientists to determine whether a three-day fire on a giant oil tanker off its coast damaged the marine environment, an official said Monday. Ships and helicopters from Sri Lanka and neighboring …

Kawasaki Recalls Motorcycles to Fix Oil Leak

Kawasaki is recalling nearly 4,200 Ninja ZX-10R motorcycles in the U.S. because oil can leak onto the rear tire and cause a crash. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says in documents on its website that the recall affects bikes …

Brazilian Prosecutors Seek $10B from Chevron Due to Oil Leak

Brazilian prosecutors are seeking $10.6 billion in damages from the U.S. oil company Chevron because of an oil leak at one of its offshore wells. Federal prosecutors in Rio de Janeiro state say they’re seeking the money because of environmental …