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Tag: oil spill

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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Owner convicted of oil and garbage offenses

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A fishing vessel company that operated in and around American Samoa was sentenced for maintaining false and incomplete records relating to the discharge of oil and garbage, the US Department of Justice informed. The fishing vessel responsible for the pollution is owned by Yuh Fa Fishery (Vanuatu) Co. Ltd.

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Coastal Louisiana bears scars of oil and gas industry

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Under the Coastal Voices program, Oceana traveled to Louisiana, to examine the effects of the oil and gas industry on the Gulf’s coastal residents and marine environment. Oil refineries in the region are mere blocks from homes, and chronic oil spills and leaks mar the water flowing through coastal areas.

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