India Files Pollution Charge after Ship Collision

Monday, August 09, 2010

According to an August 9 report from The Times of India, state environment minister Suresh Shetty has instructed the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board to register an offence against the staff and owners of both the MV Khalijia 3 and MSC Chitra, which collided off the Mumbai coast on the morning of August 8 and now pose an oil spill threat to the city. The MSC Chitra is tilting at an angle of 75 degrees in the sea and some 250 of its containers-which have hazardous chemicals-are floating off the Mumbai coast.

(Source: The Times of India)


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