Cosco Busan Cleanup Update for November 20

SAN FRANCISCO – The most recent information about the clean up is as follows:

  • Total personnel employed: 1,096
  • Total gallons discharged: 58,000
  • Total gallons of oil recovered to date: approximately 19,466
  • Total gallons evaporated: approximately 4,060
  • Total birds captured: 1,039
  • Total birds cleaned: 681
  • Total birds released: 73
  • Total birds died in facility: 317
  • Total birds dead on arrival: 1,365
  • Feet of boom laid out: 2,300
  • Number of contracted aircraft: 1

A list of closed and opened beaches throughout the Bay Area can be found at: http://www.CoscoBusanIncident.comConcerned citizens should call (415) 398-9617 to report any sightings of oil on beaches.

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