Department of Environment Sarawak Investigate Diesel Oil Spill

29 October 2020, Bintulu – Following information received, Department of Environment Sarawak investigated a diesel oil spill in Kawasan Perindustrian Tanjung Kidurong. To control oil spill and prevent diesel oil flowing to the drain and nearby sea, the premise was instructed to immediately implement cleaning work.

Oil spill Sarawak

Spill are controlled within the premise. Additionally, DOE oversee cleaning work until it is cleaned properly. DOE also do surveillance at the nearest beach to detect oil pollution at the area.

Oil Spill Sarawak
Oil Spill Sarawak

Four samples were taken and sent to Department of Chemistry Malaysia to be analyzed. DOE advised and direct the premise to collect emulsion of oil-water wastes in appropriate containers before it is disposed to licensed premises. DOE will oversee cleaning work until it is completed.

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