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‘Oil spill caused `525.186 crore harm to climate’

21 September 2011

The National Envir-onmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI) in its report on the oil spill in the aftermath of the collision between MSC Chitra and MV Khalijia III that occurred in August 2010 has estimated damage to the environment to the tune of `525.186 crores.

“We have come out with a summary of the oil spill report between MSC Chitra and MV Khalijia III,” said Ms Valsa Nair Singh, environment secretary.
Detailing about the damage estimates on the environment, the report reads, “The costs of a particular oil spill are related to a large number of factors notably: spill amount, oil type, etc. The scenario pertaining to the Mumbai oil spill, the oil spill response cost effectiveness analytical tool was found more suitable with some minor modifications.”…

Read more: http://www.asianage.com/india/oil-spill-caused-525186-crore-harm-climate-387

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Written by csirindia

September 23, 2011 at 10:29 pm

Posted in NEERI

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