OFFICIALS DOWNGRADE SPILL DAMAGE EXTENT OFF SPAIN

Officials have downgraded expectations of the extent of environmental damage and resulting cleanup costs from the 490,000 bbl spill from the Aegean Sea oil tanker off Spain earlier this month. Estimates of the extent of pollution lessened as salvage work continued on the oil tanker, which ran aground, split in two, and caught fire Dec. 3 at La Coruna, Northwest Spain (OGJ, Dec. 14, p. 24). Spanish state oil company Repsol Petroleo SA had chartered the tanker to carry 550,000 bbl of crude from

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