A Chaotic Oil Cleanup
AZIZ Badruh woke to perform the tahajjud night prayer in the early hours of Saturday three weeks ago. However, this resident of Kampung Atas Air, Margasari Sub-district, Balikpapan, changed his mind when he caught the scent of fuel. Aziz initially suspected the odor was coming from a natural gas tank.
He checked his home tank of natural gas. It was not leaking. When he aimed a flashlight at…
Two weeks have passed, and the cargo ship MV Ever Judger has not left the waters of Balikpapan Bay in East Kalimantan. This ship, which sails under the flag of Panama, should have set sail on March 30, leaving Balikpapan with a cargo of 74,000 tons of coal, headed for Lumut, Perak, Malaysia. The captain had been authorized to leave by the port authority.