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28 September 2018OIL SPILL ON ROSEMARKIE BEACH
We have been advised by the Highland Council of the following incident:
"Simpson oils were filling a domestic heating tank this afternoon at Greenside Avenue, Rosemarkie. The operator connected the hose incorrectly resulting in 240+ litres of kerosene oil escaping. The oil ran down the road, entered a roadside gully and discharged on to Rosemarkie beach.
Kerosene is a light oil and will evaporate.
The following actions are being undertaken:
The contaminated site has been cordoned off
The site will be monitored- Foreman on site
Simpson Oils are following their incident reporting procedure ( SEPA etc)
Diane Agnew – Ward Manager has been informed and is assisting by contacting Environmental Health
Oil pollution response material has been mobilised as a precaution
Iain Moncrieff – Roads Operations Manager, Skye, Ross & Cromarty is currently in discussion with SEPA, who have advised that they will also send a representative to check the contaminated site as a precaution. SEPA were happy with the actions carried out as detailed above, and have agreed that no excavation of the contaminated is required.
Contacts available in relation to the ongoing incident:
Iain Moncrieff - 07789921776
OOH- 01349 862418 ( Douglas Miles- Duty officer)"
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