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Oil clean-up operation on Mersey

Oil clean-up operation on Mersey
News report; Interview
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22 Aug 1989
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Alison MacDonald reports on a massive clean-up operation on the Mersey, following the large oil spillage at the Stanlow Shell oil refinery. Officials say the main oil slick has been dispersed but while the worst appears to be over bird experts are warning of a potential catastrophe. The RSPCA in Liverpool say it’s now a race against time to save as many birds as possible: interview with David Grant, RSPCA inspector. Broadcast on Radio City.
Radio City; Alison MacDonald; David Grant
Liverpool; Industrial accidents; Shell; Oil; Water pollution; Rivers; RSPCA; Petroleum industry; Birds; Oil refineries; Mersey; Stanlow; Fauna; Flora

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