Spill alert: Oil sheen spotted in Iloilo-Guimaras Strait
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The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) in Western Visayas ordered the immediate refloating of a cargo vessel that sank in Iloilo Strait Sunday morning. This as Commodore Athelo Ybañez, PCG-Western Visayas commander, confirmed that oil sheen has been spotted in the area where M/V Sportivo submerged and in nearby Guimaras Island. In an oil spill monitoring conducted Monday morning, Ybañez said the oil sheen is around 5 meters in width and has stretch 2 kilometers to Jordan, Guimaras.
Rendon, J. P., & Yap, T. (2014, January 21). Spill alert: Oil sheen spotted in Iloilo-Guimaras Strait. The Daily Guardian, pp.1, 11.
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