Bang Saen expedites oil spill clean-up

Oil spilled from a South Korea-bound container ship

Oil spilled from a South Korea-bound container ship. Photo: Brocken Inaglory.

BANGKOK, 16 March 2014 (NNT) – The Saen Suk Municipality in Chon Buri has urgently clean oil slicks on Bang Saen beach until most of the beach area is now clean. Nearby tourist centers are helping clean tourists who have oil on their bodies and handing out rash ointments.

Executive of the Saen Suk Municipality Sarawut Rod-u and his staff on Sunday inspected oil slicks on the famous beach in the eastern province of Chon Buri. Mr Sarawut said there were only a few unclean parts left but there were oil slicks floating on the water 100 meters from the shore. Tourists were still visiting Bang Saen beach although some of them were stained with oil slicks when swimming in the water, the executive said.

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National News Bureau Of Thailand

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