Update on the Cosco Busan Clean Up

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

  • Total personnel employed: 864
  • Total gallons discharged: Approximately 58,000
  • Total birds captured: 1,060
  • Total birds cleaned: 782
  • Total birds released: 231
  • Total birds died in facility: 562
  • Total birds dead on arrival: 1,693
  • Remaining feet of boom laid out: 3,500

Additional “hot shot” teams will be on standby to respond to oil sightings.A list of contact numbers for information about closed and opened beaches throughout the Bay Area can be found at this website.

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

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