Oil Leak 260 MCA Comments – part 37

  We have long maintained that there is NOWHERE in the North of Scotland to store oil recovered from anything but a minor spill. Of course with the last application, the MCA have recognised that the oil spill recovery equipment is so woefully inadequate that it makes it unlikely that much oil could be recovered […]

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Oil Leak 258 MCA Comments – part 35

An important one: THE OIL WILL BEACH BEFORE ANY SEABORNE RESPONSE CAN ARRIVE! If something goes wrong the Cromarty and Moray firth coastlines will be oiled – a disaster waiting to happen. Why would an organisation that “takes their environmental responsibilities very seriously” even contemplate this?

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Oil Leak 256 We heard it on the grapevine

…….that the CFPA have been to visit Invergordon Community Council. Despite telling all the other CC’s that STS is “no longer a priority”, they appear to have told Invergordon CC that they are ready to go with their new application and are confident they have got it right. This is only hearsay as Invergordonn CC don’t […]

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Oil Leak 255 MCA Comments – part 33

The MCA say not only are rope mop skimmers WHOLLY ineffective with heavy or light oils, the would have NO effect in the open water in the event of a spill. Do you trust the CFPA to be able to plan effectively for an oil spill? All the evidence says you shouldn’t!

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