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Koh Samet’s Ao Phrao to reopen on Friday after oil spill

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Beach in Hat Saikaew, Koh Samet

Beach in Hat Saikaew, Koh Samet. Photo: Adam.


Koh Samet’s Ao Phrao, hit by an oil spill several months ago, will officially reopen to tourists this Friday.

Seawater-quality tests have confirmed that the bay is now ready for visitors to enjoy safely. Petroleum hydrocarbon, for example, has dropped to less than 1 microgram per litre of seawater, and mercury has plunged below 0.1mcg/l.

Read more: The Nation

By The Nation


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