No oil traces found in Mae Ram Phueng and nearby Rayong beaches, Thai Navy confirms today

Rayong –

Oil traces from the spill of the Star Petroleum Refining Public Company was no longer found in Mae Ram Phueng Beach and in the nearby sea of Rayong, according to the Thai Navy report today, February 3rd, 2022.

Rayong authorities, led by the 1st Naval Area command, tourism operators, local residents, and environmental civil socialists had assessed the situation of the crude oil spill in Mae Ram Phueng Beach during the low tide period to ensure that there was no trace of oil found in the area, following the Royal Thai Navy’s statement of intent to inspect the area yesterday.

The Navy also announced the closure of the Center to Prevent and Eliminate Water Pollution (Oil) and other emergency departments that were established to solve the spill situation. However, some troops were still deployed for 24 hours to monitor the possibility of the oil stain that may be left and flow to the shore.


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Nop Meechukhun
National News Writer at The Pattaya News from September 2020 to October, 2022. Born and raised in Bangkok, Nop enjoys telling stories of her hometown through her words and pictures. Her educational experience in the United States and her passion for journalism have shaped her genuine interests in society, politics, education, culture, and art.