Environmental disaster warning as oil spill reaches the Po, Italy’s biggest river

Associated Press: An oil spill that fouled a tributary in northern Italy reached the Po river today, with officials warning of an ecological disaster as they scrambled to contain the sludge before it contaminated the country's longest river. Milan regional officials said the cause was sabotage at a former refinery turned oil depot, since the cisterns were opened and the oil allowed to flow unimpeded into the Lambro river near Monza. The cisterns "were opened by someone who was familiar with the ......

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