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Second slick in five months

03 Aug 2010

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On Thursday, July 8, just five months after an oil spill in Victoria Harbour raised the eyebrows and concerns of residents and workers, a second oil spill occurred in Docklands’ waters.

A spokesperson for Marine Safety Victoria (MSV) said it attended a fuel spill at the NewQuay precinct.

“The MSV pollution response team acted immediately, using a boat to disperse the matter, and the fire brigade also attended as a precaution,”  the spokesperson said.

The spokesperson said the situation was under control by Thursday evening, and there was no risk to the safety or amenity.

He said the source of the contamination was not known, but MSV was investigating.

“The Environment Protection Authority is investigating the source,” the spokesperson said.  

The spill bore a striking resemblance to the first diesel spill this year, which occurred on February 9, with an unknown cause.  

The February slick was only small and was said to have possibly occurred from the influx of boats to the Melbourne Boat Show on the weekend prior.

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