PCG resumes oil spill cleanup
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The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) yesterday resumed cleanup operations in eight villages in Rosario, Cavite affected by the oil spill caused by a leak from the submerged pipeline of Petron Corp. Four teams composed of 25 PCG personnel have been tasked to clean up barangays Muzon 1, Muzon 2, Kanluran, Sapa 1, Sapa 2, Sapa 3, Wawa 2, and Wawa 3 of oil slick, according to PCG spokesperson Commander Armand Balilo. Balilo said the PCG teams are being assisted by Petron personnel, local residents and members of the Philippine National Police Maritime Command.
Macairan, E., Villanueva, R., Sy, M., & Valencia, C. (2013, August 14). PCG resumes oil spill cleanup. The Philippine Star, p. 3.
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Oil spills; Oil removal; Survival; Governments; Philippine Coast Guard (PCG); Petron Corp.; Philippine National Police (PNP); Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR); Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR); Philippine National Police Maritime Command; Marine Environment and Protection Command; Balilo, Armand; Drilon, Franklin; Villar, Cynthia
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