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Oil spill in Lithuania ‘dissipates’ in the Baltic Sea

Tuesday, December 29, 2020

After some two tons of crude had been released into the Baltic Sea on Monday, the oil spill has now disappeared, according to the Lithuanian Navy’s Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre. “The search area was extended to cover the maximum possible drift distance; no [oil] slick was detected,” Eugenijus Valikovas, the center’s head, told BNS. The pollution “was split up into smaller pieces because of the weather conditions, wind and waves,…