Lebanon conflict oil ‘contained’
"The marine environment appears to have largely escaped serious long-term damage linked with the oil spill."
- Achim Steiner, Unep executive director
Jiyyeh, Lebanon - An oil spill resulting from last year's conflict in Lebanon is largely contained, says the UN, but problems remain.
An international task force was assembled to contain the spill, and Unep concludes it has largely been successful.