Summing up the objectives of the workshop, the Rear Admiral Jamil Akhtar further pointed out that it will cover the levels I and II of IMO on Oil Spill
Response Technology and deployment of equipment while providing a platform to stakeholders to review the existing capacity of Pakistan to combat any unforeseen oil spill
emergency in the Arabian Sea.
Efforts have been be made from the moment the spill
was detected and our team spared no efforts in containing the oil spill
," she added.
A plan will be especially valuable if a spill
occurs at night, on weekends or over holidays, when key company personnel may not be available to respond.
Serge Dedine, mayor of Imperial Beach, California, said he had to send a written inquiry to the International Boundary and Water Commission before any information about the spill
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There have also been several cases in the past few years where companies failing to follow protocols have been levied with huge fines for oil spills
He notes that "being prepared and having the necessary spill
products on-hand can help prevent spills
from spreading and becoming huge problems costing many, many times more to clean up.
However, the effects of oil spills
can vary greatly.
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A New York Times/CBS poll published Tuesday revealed that 59% of Americans think the president does not have a "clear plan" for combating the spill
, and 61% said the president's response to the spill
was "too slow.
Here are a few sobering thoughts from their site: The up to 20,000 barrels of oil being spilled
each day will likely soon eclipse the Exxon Valdez spill
, will poison animal and marine life and disrupt the "food chain as a whole.