Major oil spill in Brisbane wetlands

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Subject: Major oil spill in Brisbane wetlands
From: Penn Gwynne <>
Date: Mon, 17 Mar 2003 19:21:56 -0800 (PST)

One would hope all emergency services have been activated for this size leak?

Stench most be horrid and dangerous to humans? let alone the wildlife.

Russell Woodford <> wrote:

Does anyone have any more info than what is on the ABC website? Sounds quite catastrophic.

Large oil spill threatens Brisbane River. 18/3/2003. ABC News Online

A large oil spill is threatening to pollute the Brisbane River An emergency situation has been declared at the Port of Brisbane where up to 1 5 million litres of crude oil has leaked.

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