Cosco Busan clean up update for Monday Nov. 19, 2007

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

  • Total personnel employed: 1,108
  • Total field personnel: 924
  • Total gallons discharged: 58,000
  • Total gallons of oil recovered to date: approximately 19,456.6
  • Total gallons evaporated: approximately 4,060
  • Total birds captured: 1,039
  • Total dead birds: 1,365
  • Feet of boom laid out: 19,500
  • Number of contracted aircraft: 1

A list of closed and opened beaches throughout the Bay Area can be found at:

Concerned citizens should call (415) 398-9617 to report any sightings of oil on beaches.

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