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

After 3 separate oil spills from the same firm within a month, Rayong officials say the Mae Ramphueng seaside is still unsafe. Classified tested urine samples of officials who needed to gather the oil. Out of 534 officials, 3 showed unsafe ranges of unstable compounds. 18 other officials nonetheless await their results.
The Rayong Pollution Control Centre also said yesterday that the focus of heavy metals and petroleum hydrocarbons on the beach continues to be considered unsafe.
The company accountable, Star Petroleum Refining, has vowed to seal leaks of their underwater pipeline. The firm started the clean up yesterday after getting approval from the provincial police and marine departments. It said it will end in 11 days. An engineering team from Japan is also helping clear beneath the command of the marine division.
48 native fishery teams have petitioned to be compensated for the leaks, because the leaks forced all beach and fishing actions to be suspended.
The Marine and Coastal Services Resources Research Centre mentioned it didn’t discover any oil movie in the ocean water from Mae Ramphueng to the bottom of the Gulf of Thailand. But the director-general of the Department of Marine and Coastal Services said clusters of tar balls had been seen from one pier, to the bottom of the Gulf..

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