Cleanup Continues On Downgraded Japan Spill

Diamond Grace supertanker, shown aground on Nakanose reef in Tokyo Bay, is surrounded by containment booms after spilling almost 10,000 bbl of crude oil in the bay early in July. The tanker is co-owned by Japanese firms Nippon Yusan KK and Mitsubishi Oil Co. Japanese authorities were continuing to contain and clean up a big oil spill in Tokyo Bay last week. It was the second major tanker oil spill off Japan this year-albeit a fraction of the volume first reported, which would have made it the country's biggest oil spill (OGJ, July 7, 1997, Newsletter). Ironically, the accident came shortly after Japanese authorities declared there were no lasting envir...

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