Stories From Ennore, Where an Oil Spill Only Piled on to Older, Nastier Disasters

“The river was beautiful many years ago. Now, the waters are murky and sludgy. The companies have caused destruction. The river is gone and with that our lives are gone.”

The port town of Ennore made national headlines recently when a massive oil spill occurred off its coast. In the wee hours of January 28, the BW Maple collided into the Dawn Kanchipuram, the latter carrying around 45,000 tons of petroleum products.

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