Taiwan’s North Coast Polluted by Oil Spill

Taiwan’s scenic north coast today is suffering from an oil spill from a grounded ship that is breaking in half. EPA authorities yesterday were preparing for the disaster as the ship began to break up.

These pictures were taken by United Daily News reporter Xu Zhenghong this morning March 25, 2016.

Dead fish covered in oil from an oil spill in northern Taiwan March 25, 2016
Dead fish covered in oil from an oil spill in northern Taiwan March 25, 2016. Photo: United Daily News
workers are seen trying to clean up an oil spill in Taiwan March 25, 2016
workers are seen trying to clean up an oil spill in Taiwan March 25, 2016. Photo: United Daily News
A worker scoops up oil washed onto the coast of Taiwan
The result of an oil spill is seen as a worker ladles oil washed up on the coast of north east Taiwan

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