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Tue Jul 31, 2012, 03:15 AM

India allows dismantling of Alaska tanker Exxon Valdez [View all]

Source: BBC

India's Supreme Court has allowed the giant tanker Exxon Valdez, which was involved in one of the world's worst oil spills, to be dismantled at a ship-breaking yard in Gujarat.

The judges said the Gujarat Maritime Board and the Atomic Regulatory Board had certified that the ship contained no hazardous material.

The ship, now known as the "Oriental Nicety", entered Indian waters in May.

The court then said it would not be allowed in until it was decontaminated.

Read more: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-19059063

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