Oil Spill Polluting the Gulf of Bohai

Oil Spill Polluting the Gulf of Bohai

For a month, there haD been oil leaking from an oil platform in the Gulf of Bohai in the north of China. The National Bureau of Maritime Affairs said Tuesday that the leak has contaminated an area of 840 square kilometers. The platform Penglai 19-3 “has caused a degree of pollution and damage to the […]

Japan Nuclear Plant Operator to Pay Damages

Japan’s government on Friday ordered Tokyo Electric Power Company to begin paying provisional compensation to nearly 50,000 families who lived near the damaged Fukushima-1 nuclear plant. Industry Minister Banri Kaieda says he wants the company to quickly hand out the payments. Kaieda says the money is meant to assist with short-term living expenses for those […]

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