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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