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Sport Corsica: the hydrocarbon pollution moves away from the coast

17:10  13 june  2021
17:10  13 june  2021 Source:   20minutes.fr

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Hydrocarbon pollution , likely due to illegal degassing of a ship, that threatened Saturday the eastern coast of Corsica , went away . "We are more reassured at this point because drift is moving pollution from the coast .

Corsica is an island in the Mediterranean Sea and politically one of the eighteen regions of France. It is the fourth-largest island in the Mediterranean and lies southeast of the French mainland

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an pollution in sea with hydrocarbons, probably due to illegal degassing of a ship, which threatened Saturday the eastern coast From Corsica , has moved away towards the broad where marine vessels perform recovery operations.

"We are more reassured at this stage because drift is moving pollution from the coast. We have a very fragmented pollution that is now ten kilometers off, "said this Saturday night the captain of Frégate Christine Ribbe, spokesman for the Mediterranean Maritime Prefecture. "But you have to stay very careful because the situation can change depending on drift and currents."

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The hydrocarbon pollution consists of many aspects like oil. spills, fossil fuels, organic pollutants like aromatics, etc. that are discussed below. Keywords: aromatic hydrocarbons , organic and inorganic pollutants Herbicides, out of all the pesti-. cides, are most hazardous because it is directly applied on the soil in order to kill the. weed and can be washed away during rainfall into the water streams. Another source of hydrocarbon contamination in water is the land where. some type of industrial action is being carried out.

Confluence (BMC), and moves away from the coast . The BC, being a western boundary current. characterized by intense, narrow and well-defined flow along the coast (Figure 3), is relatively. Oil pollution in water can occur in many ways, either directly by discarding oil from. platforms and ships, or indirectly, by discharged water from cleaning tanks and piping. production, or oil removal from platforms and equipment by the rain.

blow for the beginning of summer season

beaches closed, forbidden fishing and deployment of important means of protection of the land and at sea: from the night Friday to Saturday this Mediterranean island prepared with concern upon arrival heavy hydrocarbons on the sandy beaches of the eastern coast.

"We hope to avoid pollution, but it will be complicated," lamented by phone Francis Giudici, the mayor of Ghisonaccia, one of the municipalities threatened and whose beaches were closed. "There is a lot of anger. It is not a small degassing, "this illegal process at sea by which vessels drain the gases of their hydrocarbon tanks, he added. "We did not need that at the beginning of the season" Summer.

beaches forbidden

spotted Friday during an air military exercise off Solenzara, in eastern Mediterranean island, hydrocarbon pollution - black trait in the blue waters of the Mediterranean - had arrived very quickly until 800 meters from the coast of this popular island of tourists on Saturday.

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The results of a recent study on Kentish Plover eggs has shown that there was a unexpected increase in hydrocarbon levels along the coast of Galicia five years after the Prestige oil spill. Worsened in previous years by works to remove the wreck, pollution levels began to rise again in the summer of The data from before 2007 showed a progressive decline in pollution levels. Until then, figures did not exceed 120 micrograms per kilogram in any of the studied areas. Pollution levels between 2004 and 2006 are in keeping with the results obtained from the study of waters, sediment, and other marine

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The presence of heavy hydrocarbons whose dissolution is difficult and the extent of the two hydrocarbon tablecloths had prompted the authorities to trigger Saturday the pollar-earth littoral protection plan, which also includes an action on the coast. It remains maintained. The prefect of Haute-Corse Francis Ravier forbids access to beaches about forty kilometers, between the municipalities of Aleria until Venturyi, while the island is experiencing a summer time.

Sea intervention

Gendarmes have asked the bathers to leave some beaches and panels indicating "Prohibited Maritime Pollution" have been affixed. Fishing is also prohibited on these same sectors. Despite the remoteness of the tablecloth, important means are always deployed, including two chartal support and assistance (BSAA), "pioneer" and "Jason" national navy from the Toulon Naval Base (Var )

Maritime pollution off Corsica, the Polmar Earth Plan

 Maritime pollution off Corsica, the Polmar Earth Plan © National Marine Two hydrocarbon tablecloths extend over about 35 km long, and derive to the Corsican coast. Photo broadcast on Saturday, June 12 by the National Marine. The setpoint of the prefecture is clear: while a hydrocarbon tablecloth should touch the coast this Saturday, the population should not "not touch or proceed by itself to the collection of cakes they may be likely to find On the beaches, "warned the Prefect Francois Ravier.

Table 1. Petroleum hydrocarbons can be moved away from point of origin by. The absence of background data on hydrocarbon pollution in the accident area. was a critical deficiency. However, in order to monitor the spread of pollution outside. the port, historical TPH series, established in two stations 8 km away from the accident. area since 1995, had been important base data in evaluating the oil spill effects.

The hydrocarbon pollution consists of many aspects like oil. spills, fossil fuels, organic pollutants like aromatics, etc. that are discussed below. Keywords: aromatic hydrocarbons , organic and inorganic pollutants Herbicides, out of all the pesti-. cides, are most hazardous because it is directly applied on the soil in order to kill the. weed and can be washed away during rainfall into the water streams. Another source of hydrocarbon contamination in water is the land where. some type of industrial action is being carried out.

with their staff specializing in the fight against pollution, they recover some of the hydrocarbons, indicated the maritime prefecture. An investigation has been opened and entrusted to the Maritime Gendarmerie, Dominique Laurens, the Prosecutor of Marseille, competent for maritime pollution cases on the French Mediterranean littoral.

One of the worst pollution of recent years

"degasing hydrocarbons at sea is a pure ecological delinquency act," denounced the Minister of the Ecological Transition Barbara Pompilili, who went on the spot with the Minister of the Sea Annick Girardin. "We have arrived here well determined to find those who have degassed wildly. I said it earlier they are thugs and they will have to be treated like thugs, "Hammered Mrs. Girardin.

At this point, three vessels whose presence in an enlarged area around pollution require that investigations are conducted, "said Colonel Jean-Guillaume Remy, commander of the Mediterranean group.

This is one of the pollution By among the most significant degassing observed in the last three years, in this Mediterranean zone, according to the maritime gendarmerie.

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