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Grounded Oil Rig Fuel Tanks Breached


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Grounded Oil Rig Fuel Tanks Breached

Friends of the Earth

The Maritime and Coastguard Agency have announced that two of the oil tanks have been breached in the grounded Transocean Winner oil rig grounded off Isle of Lewis. They stated that it is ‘unclear at this time how much oil from those tanks has been released to the environment.’

Reacting to this news Friends of the Earth Scotland Director Dr Richard Dixon commented,