Petrobras Oil Leak in São Paulo: Daily

By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - An oil leak in Petrobras’ Terminal Marítimo Almirante Barroso (Tebar) has polluted the region around São Sebastião, on the northern coast of São Paulo on Friday night. During the weekend the oil reached the popular tourism region of Caraguatatuba, covering a stretch of about 15 to 20 km along the coast and contaminating eleven beaches.

According to the Companhia Ambiental do Estado de São Paulo (Cetesb, Environmental Agency of São Paulo state) the accident occurred while refueling a vessel at the pier during which a . . .

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