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Oil spill off Peru’s coast after Tonga eruption bigger than previously thought

An oil spill off the Peruvian coast earlier this month was twice as big as previously reported, according to the country’s government. Environment Minister Ruben Ramirez said Friday that almost 12,000 barrels of oil leaked into the sea on 15 January. Officials described the spill as an “ecological disaster” to blame for the deaths of […]