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Tag: oil spill response

Greece denies clean up delay after tanker sinking

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Greek Deputy Shipping Minister denied accusations that authorities responded slowly to the sinking of the tanker, noting that a floating barrier to contain the leakage of oil had been installed within a few hours. The clean up operations in Athens coasts will take another 20 or 30 days.

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Oil spill near Piraeus extended after tanker sinks

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Worst fears were confirmed from the pollution caused by the sinking of the tanker Aghia Zoni II, off a Greek island on Saturday, as oil slicks have reached waters of Piraeus, Greece's major port in Athens. The tanker sank while anchored off Salamina island, with a cargo of 2,200 tons of fuel oil and 370 tons of marine gas oil.

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Eco disaster after tanker sinks off Greece

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Authorities are working to clean-up an oil spill caused by a small tanker that sank on Saturday, off a Greek island, in the Saronic Gulf, leading to a major marine pollution. Officials informed that a considerable part of coastline has “turned black”, while people nearby suffer intense smell and eye ache. 

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US’s largest refinery reopens after Harvey

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The US's largest refinery, Motiva Enterprises, has restarted operations on Monday, after being shut on August 30, due to Hurricane Harvey. In the meantime, US Coast Guard, US EPA and Texas regulators, are working to clean up oil spills caused by industrial facilities flooding from Harvey.

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