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Brazil's Bolsonaro says 'worst is yet to come' on oil spill

Nov 04, 2019 - 11:45 AM

Officials say it is not yet possible to quantify the environmental and economic damage from the oil slicks

CLEANING UP. A volunteer cleans oil from the sand on a beach near the resort of 'Porto of Busca Vida' in Lauro de Freitas, Bahia state, Brazil, on November 3, 2019. Photo by Antonello Veneri/AFP

Mystery oil spills blot more than 130 Brazilian beaches

Oct 09, 2019 - 10:01 AM

Tamar, a group dedicated to the protection of sea turtles, says the oil spills were 'the worst environmental tragedy' it has encountered since its formation in 1980.

Handout picture released by the Sergipe State Environment Administration (Ademas) on September 27, 2019, showing a barrel of oil spilled on a beach in Barra dos Coqueiros municipality, Sergipe state, Brazil. The appearance of over 100 beaches spilled with oil is being investigated in Brazil. HO / ADEMAS / AFP