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Tourism in Philippines' Pola hit by oil spill, tourists cancel reservations
Authorities are racing to recover a tanker that sank off Oriental Mindoro province carrying 800,000 litres (211,338 gallons) of industrial fuel oil. Tourists that booked resorts for the summer season and the upcoming Holy Week have already cancelled
Updated on Mar 08, 2023 05:29 PM IST
Reuters | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, Pola, Philippines
Southern California beach set to reopen after worst oil spill
City and state beaches in Southern California's Huntington Beach will reopen after water quality tests revealed no detectable levels of oil associated toxins in the ocean water. However visitors must avoid areas that smell of oil nor touch any oiled materials that wash ashore.
Updated on Oct 11, 2021 07:43 PM IST
AP | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, Huntington Beach, California
Authorities scramble to clean-up California’s worst oil spill in years
Popular beaches along a 24km stretch of coastline south of Los Angeles were closed from Huntington Beach to Laguna Beach, city officials reported as crews scrambled to clean up one of California’s biggest spills in decades.
Published on Oct 05, 2021 06:01 AM IST
Agencies | , Huntington Beach
Oil spill makes sand at Mumbai's Juhu Beach turn black
People, who came for a walk in the morning today, said that the oil in the seawater was flowing towards the shore that has turned the sand to black.
Published on Aug 05, 2021 07:25 PM IST
ANI | | Posted by Sharangee Dutta, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
10 kiloliter oil spill in Bay of Bengal after vessel's fuel tank leaks
It said the vessel, named Devon, was sailing under the flag of Portugal and was en-route from Colombo in Sri Lanka to Haldia in West Bengal when the fuel leak happened.
Published on Jun 17, 2021 10:17 PM IST
PTI | , New Delhi