What happened next? Torrey Canyon oil clean-up, Guernsey

Guardian: In 1967 the Torrey Canyon ran aground between Land's End and the Isles of Scilly, spilling every drop of its cargo of 119,328 tonnes of crude oil. Beaches in Cornwall were cleaned up within several years but the slick spread across the Channel and despoiled the beaches of Guernsey. Extraordinarily, earlier this year, 43 years on, gloopy black oil from the spill was still daily killing wildlife – a warning of the possible long-term implications of the BP disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. After repeated......

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