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Burned, submerged cargo ship spills tons of plastic granules into sea and may be leaking oil

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 7 days ago

Cover picture for the articleColombo — Sri Lanka announced an investigation Thursday into a possible oil slick reported off its west coast, where a container ship is submerged after burning for 13 days. Coast Conservation Minister Nalaka Godahewa said local experts were asked to examine an oil patch of about 3.6 million square feet where MV X-Press Pearl ran aground earlier this month.

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