VOL. XXXIV

NO. 19

11-FEBRUARY-1991

Gulf Spills

Oil Spills Continue to Threaten the Gulf

The danger from the three oil spills that began to threaten the environmentand industrial sites on the western coast of the Gulf a fortnight ago recededearly last week because of southerly winds which kept the bulk of the slicksaway from the shores and in the northern part of the Gulf. However, the windschanged course on 7 February and began blowing again from north to southbringing the pollution closer to the...