Oil Spill In The Bahamas


This isn't good.  Oil covered the beaches of the southwest portion of New Providence where Nassau is in the Bahamas.  Authorities still don't know the source of the contamination, however it is near the port where tankers unload Bunker C Crude Oil that is used in the Clifton Generating Plant that generates electricity for the entire island.

At the time of this writing, concerned citizens started cleaning up some of the oil, and some of it has been taken out the tide.  The good news is that tourists rarely make it to that part of the island, and the bad news is that oil was spilled into the ocean.  That area is near the traditional spawning grounds of the mutton snapper.

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