PCG eyes one-week cleanup of Iloilo oil spill
Manila Bulletin|July 7, 2020
ILOILO CITY — The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) is eyeing to complete retrieval of the thousands of liters of oil that spilled out from a damaged power barge in Iloilo City, and has spread to other coastal towns of Iloilo province and Guimaras province.
TARA YAP

“Our target is within a week so it does not spread further,” said Lieutenant Commander Joe Luviz Mercurio, PCG chief in Iloilo.

The PCG-Iloilo has led the cleanup operation of the oil spill from Power Barge 102, which had its hull torn after an explosion last July 3.

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