After pipeline spills, Rayong officers say seashore is “still unsafe”

After Limited spills from the same company within a month, Rayong officials say the Mae Ramphueng seaside is still unsafe. Health officials examined urine samples of officials who had to collect the oil. Out of 534 officials, three confirmed unsafe ranges of volatile compounds. 18 different officials nonetheless await their outcomes.
The Rayong Pollution Control Centre also mentioned yesterday that the focus of heavy metals and petroleum hydrocarbons on the seashore is still thought of unsafe.
The firm responsible, Star Petroleum Refining, has vowed to seal leaks in their underwater pipeline. The company started the clean up yesterday after getting approval from the provincial police and marine departments. It said it will finish in eleven days. An engineering team from Japan is also helping clean beneath the command of the marine department.
forty eight native fishery groups have petitioned to be compensated for the leaks, because the leaks compelled all beach and fishing actions to be suspended.
The Marine and Coastal Services Resources Research Centre stated it didn’t discover any oil film in the ocean water from Mae Ramphueng to the underside of the Gulf of Thailand. But the director-general of the Department of Marine and Coastal Services mentioned clusters of tar balls had been seen from one pier, to the underside of the Gulf..

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