Two oil spills strike Eilat Bay over weekend

26.06.2011                      24.Siwan, 5771

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Two oil spills strike Eilat Bay over weekend

MK Henin: “During the deliberations of the subcommittee on oil dangers in the Gulf of Eilat, we discovered an alarming picture of neglect and an inability to cope."

Two oil spills tainted the waters off Eilat this weekend – one on Friday morning, and another on Saturday morning.
Saturday’s spill was caused by a Turkish-owned Panamanian ship, while the source of Friday’s remains unknown, but it is suspected to have come from the same source, the Environmental Protection Ministry said on Saturday….