The Concordia rammed into a reef on Jan. 13 near a tiny Tuscan island and capsized a few hours later just outside Giglio’s port as it was carrying 4,200 passengers. This article concentrates about the current environmental hazards of the ship. The ship was carrying tons of heavy fuel. Even though absorbent panels have been placed around the ship, oil has been spotted 300 meters from the capsized vessel and is currently being analyzed. Official are trying to pump the heavy fuel from the ship before a environmental catastrophe destroys the wild life and coast of the city.
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Written by Christina Santilli