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Rena oil disaster looms

John Kerr posted in on October 10th, 2011.

The grounding of the Rena container ship on the Astrolabe Reef in the Bay of Plenty poses a substantial environmental threat and has recovery teams scrambling to avert disaster. The Liberian-flagged container ship,  Rena, crashed into the Astrolabe Reef near Motiti island, offshore from Tauranga, on Wednesday. Since then it is estimated that 10-100 tones […]

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