Peru Declares 'Environmental Emergency' Along Coast Hit by Oil Spill

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Peru on Saturday declared an "environmental emergency" along a stretch of coast hit by an oil spill caused by freak waves from a volcanic eruption in the South Pacific.  With the 90-day decree, the government said it plans "sustainable management" of 21 beaches tarred by 6,000 barrels of oil that spilled from a tanker ship unloading at a refinery last Saturday.
4 months ago·Lima, Peru

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The Hindu

Peru declares 'environmental emergency' on coastal area hit by oil spill

Government said it plans "sustainable management" of 21 beaches tarred by 6,000 barrels of oil that spilled from a tanker ship unloading at a refinery

4 months ago·India
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IBTimes

Peru Declares 'Environmental Emergency' On Coastal Area Hit By Oil Spill

Peru declared an environmental emergency Saturday as an oil spill caused by freak waves from a volcanic eruption in the South Pacific keeps spreading. With the 90-day decree, the government said it plans "sustainable management" of 21 beaches tarred by 6,000 barrels of oil that spilled from a tanker ship unloading at a refinery last Saturday. One aim of the decree is to better organize the various agencies and teams working in the aftermath of t…

4 months ago·United States
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South China Morning Post

Peru declares ‘environmental emergency’ after oil spill

Peru on Saturday declared an “environmental emergency” along a stretch of coast hit by an oil spill caused by freak waves from a volcanic eruption in the South Pacific.With the 90-day decree, the government said it plans “sustainable management” of 21 beaches tarred by 6,000 barrels of oil that spilled from a tanker ship unloading at a refinery on January 15.That accident followed the stunningly powerful eruption of an undersea volcano near the …

4 months ago·Hong Kong
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VOA News

Peru Declares 'Environmental Emergency' Along Coast Hit by Oil Spill

Peru on Saturday declared an "environmental emergency" along a stretch of coast hit by an oil spill caused by freak waves from a volcanic eruption in the South Pacific.  With the 90-day decree, the government said it plans "sustainable management" of 21 beaches tarred by 6,000 barrels of oil that spilled from a tanker ship unloading at a refinery last Saturday.  That accident followed the stunningly powerful eruption of an undersea volcano near …

4 months ago·United States
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Bangkok Post

Peru declares 'environmental emergency' on coastal area hit by oil spill

LIMA - Peru declared an environmental emergency Saturday as an oil spill caused by freak waves from a volcanic eruption in the South Pacific keeps spreading.

4 months ago·กทม, Thailand
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Peru declares "environmental emergency" due to oil spill caused by eruption of Tonga (AFP = current affairs) --Yahoo! News

[AFP = current affairs] On the 22nd, the Peruvian government in South America declared an "environmental emergency", saying that the damage caused by the large-scale eruption of a submarine volcano off the island country of Tonga in the South Pacific Ocean is expanding. did.

4 months ago·Japan
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