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oil´ spill`

n.1.A layer of oil floating on water or covering the shoreline of a body of water; - usually petroleum which has leaked from an oil tanker.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The Environment and Natural Resources Office (ENRO) and the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) in Antique clarified on Monday that they have not found any oil spill when they inspected the stranded barge off the coast of San Jose de Buenavista.
More coast guards eyed for oil spill drills !-- -- Evelyn Macairan (The Philippine Star) - July 4, 2019 - 12:00am DAVAO CITY, Philippines Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) commandant Admiral Elson Hermogino yesterday proposed expanding the Regional Maritime Pollution Exercise (Marpolex) to include all countries bordering the South China Sea.
The coast guards of the Philippines, Japan, and Indonesia are currently holding a military exercise to prepare for a possible large-scale oil spill.
Summary: Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu) [India], June 30 (ANI): School students here participated in the National Exhibition on Science and Technology and presented some commendable innovations including a prototype boat to clean oil spill in sea shores and a home-made incubator to hatch eggs.
Commander Michell Ursabia, the spokesperson of the Coast Guard District Southeastern Mindanao, said the five-day activity will involve sea phase drills at Davao Gulf to simulate firefighting, search and rescue operations, aside from oil spill response and containment of major oil spill incidents.
Anih Berhad, the concessionaire of the Kuala Lumpur-Karak Highway, has denied the occurrence of an oil spill at Km75.7 of the road, as alleged by social media postings which have gone viral.
[USPRwire, Wed Apr 03 2019] Adroit Market Research launched a study titled, "Global Oil Spill Dispersants Market Size 2017 by Application (Offshore and Onshore), by Region (North America, Europe, Asia-pacific, Latin America, Middle East & Africa) - Forecast 2018 to 2025".
DUMAGUETE CITY - The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) here is investigating an oil spill that has left patches of oil in coastal areas in nearby Sibulan town and this capital city.