Lithuanian environment agency investigates pollution incident in Baltic Sea

  • 2020-07-02
  • BNS/TBT staff
The Lithuanian Environmental Protection Department says it is investigating a pollution incident in the Baltic Sea.  The incident was reported by the Lithuanian Navy on Monday, it said. The ION M tanker was around 56 kilometers off the coast when it entered Lithuanian waters from Latvian waters, leaving behind an oil slick, a third of which was in Lithuanian waters. The oil slick covered an area of around five square kilometers and was detected by the Sentinel satellite of the European Maritime Safety Agency.    ...
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