Philippines oil spill - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Philippines oil spill


Rosario mayor files cease and desist order vs Petron

Aug 13, 2013 - 4:06 PM

Mayor Ricafrente says Petron s pipelines are no longer safe Governor Remulla says leak could have been a result of negligence sabotage or force majeure

NO LONGER SAFE. The underwater transfer of oil to the Petron oil depot in Rosario, Cavite poses risks to residents, says the mayor of Rosario. Photo from EPA

Dead fish after huge Manila Bay oil spill

Aug 09, 2013 - 6:34 PM

Locals fear for the immediate future of the bay s vibrant fish and shellfish industry which feeds millions of people in the capital and surrounding areas

STAINED RED. Oil sludge has been found on corals and fish. Photo from EPA