No, it does not involve freighters OR smoke. Check it out.
A greedy, evil corporation has unwittingly created a natural disaster the likes of which the world has never seen. Protocols were ignored. Warnings were unheeded. And none of the damn eggheads in Washington can seem to come up with a way to stop millions of barrels of crude from pumping into the goddamned Gulf, threatening our Americanism!
From TVFrenzy: True Detective s2 E8: Omega Station (First Thoughts)