Callout over ‘pollution’

Callout over ‘pollution’

Callout over ‘pollution’

First published in News

An algae bloom several miles long was mistaken for a pollution spill.

Portland Maritime Rescue and Coordination Centre on Weymouth harbourside was alerted to the algae bloom by a concerned member of the public yesterday.

They reported a pollution spill off Chesil Beach, on investigation the coastguards found it to be an annual algae bloom, which stretches from Abbotsbury along the coastline to Portland Bill.

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