Maersk report on 42 tons of illegal pollution discharge is inadequate

Authorities have not been given the full picture in a report from Maersk Oil concerning the environmental impacts of a chemical released into the North Sea.

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The Danish Environmental Protection Agency (DEPA) has received a report from Maersk Oil concerning illegal discharge of chemicals in connection with oil and gas production in the North Sea.

According to a press release from DEPA, the report has been deemed inadequate and requires additional information. Maersk Oil's supplementary report will be included in an assessment of the sanctions which may be related to Maersk Oil.

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