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Suspected oil spill revealed as MPs debate Offshore Oil Bill

23.01.24

Suspected oil spill revealed as MPs debate Offshore Oil Bill

The first oil spill of 2024 apparently occurred just days after the start of the year and only days before the vote on the government’s Offshore Petroleum Licensing Bill.

This demonstrates the relentless chronic pollution caused by oil developments in UK seas. Just under 13,000 tonnes of oil were released into UK waters by the oil and gas industry in the five years between 2018-2023 alone.

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