Friday, May 28, 2010

Even the canals at East Coast and Singapore Expo are polluted by oil now

 Even the canals at East Coast and Singapore Expo are polluted by oil now
Two STOMPers, VongolaPrimo and Alex, found oil slicks in canals around East Coast Park and near Singapore Expo, which could be caused by the oil spill after the collision between an oil tanker and a bulk carrier in the waters off Singapore's east coast on May 25.

STOMPer VongolaPrimo hopes that the authorities will clean up the pollution at East Coast as soon as possible. The STOMPer spotted oil slicks in the canals around East Coast Park.

The oil slicks in the canal may be the result of the oil spill after the May 25 collision between an oil tanker and a bulk carrier in the waters off Singapore's east coast. By late afternoon on the same day, the oil had spread from the SAF Yacht Club next to the Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal, all the way to the chalets in East Coast Park.

In the STOMPer's report:

"We were walking around at East Coast Park, and my friends saw oil in the canal!

"This is rubbish! How could they do this to the nature!

"They should clear the oil away as soon as possible!"

STOMPer Alex saw oil slicks in a canal near Singapore Expo. He said:

"These photos taken yesterday (May 27) at noon near Singapore Expo next to ITE College East.

"We need more volunteers rather than simply depend on the NEA to do the cleaning job."

 Even the canals at East Coast and Singapore Expo are polluted by oil now
 Even the canals at East Coast and Singapore Expo are polluted by oil now
 Even the canals at East Coast and Singapore Expo are polluted by oil now
 Even the canals at East Coast and Singapore Expo are polluted by oil now
 Even the canals at East Coast and Singapore Expo are polluted by oil now
 Even the canals at East Coast and Singapore Expo are polluted by oil now
 Even the canals at East Coast and Singapore Expo are polluted by oil now
 Even the canals at East Coast and Singapore Expo are polluted by oil now
 Even the canals at East Coast and Singapore Expo are polluted by oil now
 Even the canals at East Coast and Singapore Expo are polluted by oil now
 Even the canals at East Coast and Singapore Expo are polluted by oil now
 Even the canals at East Coast and Singapore Expo are polluted by oil now
 Even the canals at East Coast and Singapore Expo are polluted by oil now
 Even the canals at East Coast and Singapore Expo are polluted by oil now

Related links & blog posts: Oil slicks line East Coast beach, stinking and polluting the area
Cleaners work desperately to clean up oily mess at East Coast beach
What is being done about the oil spill? (27 May)
What is being done about the oil spill? (28 May)
What can shore lovers do about the oil spill?
Who's who in the oil spill response team (Crude oil spill off Changi East)

Related news articles & reports: Rain could hamper oil spill clean-up (Mirror)
Vapour from oil 'not toxic' (Mirror)
Singapore's water supply safe from oil spill (Mirror)
Water supply safe from spill (Mirror)
il slick keeps S'pore beaches closed for holidays (Mirror)
Oil spill spreads to Chek Jawa & Changi Beach (Mirror)
Singapore oil spill spreads to Malaysian waters (Mirror)
Oil spill spreads further (Mirror)
Oil Spill Enters Malaysian Waters (Mirror)
MPA won't use special fund for clean-up (Mirror)
Straits of Malacca & RFC to cooperate to clean up S'pore oil spill (Mirror)
Littoral States Meet On Oil Spill In Singapore Waters (Mirror)
Collision between MT Bunga Kelana 3 and MV Waily in the Singapore Strait - Update 4

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