Gistda revealed the case of oil spills on beaches.

Created on Monday, 02 November 2015 Published Date Written by neeranutch


oilspill clean-up A frightening ooze of black sludge caused a little beach of horrors and chased tourists and vendors off one of the country's most popular beach strips. A solid 10 kilometres of Cha-am and Hua Hin shoreline was polluted by oil slicks, petroleum-covered garbage and tar balls. Kudos to district and

SCUTTLEBUTT An oil-coated crab on the usually clean beach in Hua Hin province officials who had workers out on the beaches within a day to start the decontamination. Double-kudos to the volunteers who helped. Who gooed the beaches, killed the crabs and cost tourist operators money and good will? There was plenty of speculation and rumours; one was that pirates or a rogue crew had scuttled an oil-smuggling tramp. Director Anond Snidvongs na Ayudhya of the Geo-Informatics and Space Technology Development Agency doesn't listen to rumours. He asked Theos, the Thailand Earth observation satellite, to help, and Theos spat out photos pointing Lhe finger at fishing boats dumping oil and garbage around the mouths of the Mae Kiong and Tha Chine rivers, with prevailing winds doing the rest. So expect more goo, Hua Hin


Credit By : The Bangkok Post

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