Beaches of Saint-Tropez hit by Mediterranean oil spill

Beaches of Saint-Tropez hit by Mediterranean oil spill


Photograph: © SAF — Coastal Care

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Some of the oil that leaked from ships involved in an accident in the Mediterranean earlier this month has washed up on the white-sand beaches of the glitzy French resort of Saint-Tropez…

The mayor of the village of Ramatuelle, which lies on the Gulf of Saint-Tropez, told AFP that 16 kilometres (10 miles) of coastline had been affected by the spill…

Read Full Article; MSN (10-16-2018)

Two Ships Collide Off Corsica Causing Three-Mile Long Oil Spill’ The WSJ (10-08-2018)
A containership and a ferry collided off the island of Corsica in the Mediterranean Sea, causing a three-mile long spill of heavy fuel, with French and Italian coastal authorities scrambling to contain it…

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