1967 UK oil spill: “43 years on, gloopy black oil from the spill was still daily killing wildlife” — “A warning of the possible long-term implications of the BP disaster”

What happened next? Torrey Canyon oil clean-up, Guernsey, Guardian, December 27, 2010:

In 1967 the Torrey Canyon ran aground between Land’s End and the Isles of Scilly, spilling every drop of its cargo of 119,328 tonnes of crude oil. …

Extraordinarily, earlier this year, 43 years on, gloopy black oil from the spill was still daily killing wildlife – a warning of the possible long-term implications of the BP disaster in the Gulf of Mexico.

2 comments to 1967 UK oil spill: “43 years on, gloopy black oil from the spill was still daily killing wildlife” — “A warning of the possible long-term implications of the BP disaster”

  • really? proven not to share fingerprint with oil from the Deepwater Horizon?

    hopefully someone will check.

    if my thinking this is obviously erroneous, please tell me why. otherwise, test the oil — it makes a difference.

  • xdrfox

    a female faust
    HUH ? It should not match, but deaths from Oil is still Oil ! After all this time the oil is still killing there !

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