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July 21, 2022: Devastating Fuel Spill in Bahamas

Fuel spill on Great Exuma island in Bahamas

A ship delivering diesel fuel on the island of Great Exuma in the Bahamas spilled over 35,000 gallons of diesel into the ocean. On Wednesday morning, the ship was offloading the fuel at the Old Navy Base in George Town. The leak was discovered around 4 in the morning. Officials said the crew onboard the vessel deployed absorbent pads and containment buoys. Acting Prime Minister Chester Cooper said “We are happy that it is contained or appears to be contained.”

Fuel spills in The Bahamas near white sand beaches of Great Exuma

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