GPL says oil spill in Demerara River contained
A mishap yesterday morning at the Guyana Power and Light’s (GPL) Kingston Power Station resulted in oil spilling into the Demerara River. However up to late last night cleanup crews were on the ground to contain the seepage. GPL promised a full investigation into the causes of the spill.
Stabroek News received information that officials of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) were also supposed to be visiting the area to assess the seriousness of the mishap. “At around 10:00 hours today, it was discovered that fuel was spilling whilst being transferred between a large storage tank to another at …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.