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'Significant' Oil Leak From Stranded New Zealand Ship


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Agnes
- 2655 days ago - bbc.co.uk
New Zealand officials say a "significant" amount of oil is now leaking from a cargo ship stranded on a reef off the country's North Island.



   

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Aletta Kraan (146)
Monday October 10, 2011, 8:24 pm
Terrible , noted !!
 

H Nick H (1826)
Monday October 10, 2011, 9:04 pm
Noted Most people don't know that there is (on average) a major oil leak or disaster every week. It's just not reported.

Keep in mind that the right wing runs over 95% of all media here in the US. No doubt, same for other countries.
 

Jerry B (128)
Monday October 10, 2011, 9:30 pm
Noted that is one huge Ship..thanks Agnes!
 

Leonor A (259)
Monday October 10, 2011, 10:27 pm
Hi, Nick. Thanks, and also to Agnes for posting the news
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday October 11, 2011, 2:58 am
Noted, thank you, Agnes!
 

Rajee Seetharam (138)
Tuesday October 11, 2011, 3:35 am
Omg!! Noted with thanks.
 

Vallee R (280)
Tuesday October 11, 2011, 6:02 am
Noted - thanks Agnes - this is bad - ad no idea.
 

Elizabeth P (99)
Tuesday October 11, 2011, 6:19 am
Noted and not happy.
 

Cheryl B (64)
Tuesday October 11, 2011, 6:27 am
scary
 

Bob P (394)
Tuesday October 11, 2011, 6:50 am
noted thanks Agnes
 

Andreia Capelo (15)
Tuesday October 11, 2011, 7:39 am
Noted.
Thanks!
 

. (0)
Tuesday October 11, 2011, 7:40 am
This is so tragic. . .it's not SUPPOSED to happen any longer. . .

Noted. . .
 

SANDRA R (145)
Tuesday October 11, 2011, 7:49 am
Noted. Thank you Agnes.
 

Melody Long (1)
Tuesday October 11, 2011, 9:35 am
Wow, what an eye opener that was! Thanks and noted.
 

Carol H (229)
Tuesday October 11, 2011, 9:49 am
was not aware, thanks Agnes
 

Erin R (181)
Tuesday October 11, 2011, 9:59 am
sad news
 

. (0)
Tuesday October 11, 2011, 10:13 am
noted.thanks for the article Agnes
 

Lisa A (207)
Tuesday October 11, 2011, 12:04 pm
Ugh, just another enviromental distaster to deal with!!
 

Ida Nga Sze W (3)
Tuesday October 11, 2011, 12:06 pm
New Zealand should switch to wind. there is no need to use oil there. the place is so magnificent. it is heart breaking to see that oil has polluted it.
 

Susan S (187)
Tuesday October 11, 2011, 12:32 pm
I saw this on the news and the globules of oil that were being collected on the beaches were horrible. I worry about the marine life and the ecosystem. Pray for rehabilitation of the ocean.
 

Ingrid A (524)
Tuesday October 11, 2011, 1:18 pm
Horrible. Thank you Agnes.
 

Mary T (178)
Tuesday October 11, 2011, 3:22 pm
Thanks Agnes this is horrible.
 

mary f (200)
Tuesday October 11, 2011, 5:38 pm
how awful
 

Ralph F (70)
Tuesday October 11, 2011, 5:58 pm
How depressing. I hope we can stop our slow suicide.
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday October 11, 2011, 8:51 pm
Thanks for the information.
shudder, easy there,
 

Muriel S (53)
Wednesday October 12, 2011, 7:53 am
Noted and signed. Another disaster.
 

Helmut H (28)
Wednesday October 12, 2011, 1:31 pm
This is another oil spill disaster and surely not the last one!
I really wonder when they will learn that we have to stop oil drilling. There are enough options to produce power, electric cars, etc.

 
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