Apr 3, 2008

Public advised to avoid swimming at beach affected by oil slick

Channel NewsAsia 3 Apr 08;

SINGAPORE: The public is advised to avoid swimming or using the beach along the area affected by the oil slick at the East Coast Park until further notice.

The affected area stretches from Road Safety Park to just before East Coast Lagoon.

The oil slick detected in the seas and the beach off East Coast Park on Wednesday was cleaned up by the National Environment Agency (NEA) on the day itself.

The NEA said it will continue to monitor the situation. - CNA/ac

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