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THE EVENT Shell was involved in an oil spill near the city of Magdalena in 1999

ITS ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT on environment, drinkable water, plants and animals for ex. Many gray whales died Hundreds of kms of coastline was impacted

Shell vessel Estrella Pampeana collided with a German vessel, the Sea Parana, at the mouth of the Rio de la Plata, spilling 5,399 cubic meters of light

RESPONSE BY SHELL Recovered some 1500 cubic metres of oil

REPERCUSSIONS FOR SHELL A fine of 100,000 pesos

reduced as much damage as possible by cleaning up in 30 days


outline and planning of a tourist development plan in the riverside corridor between the beach resorts Magdalena and Atalava, the establishment of an industrial park and a solid residuals treatment plant.