North Beach Oil Deposits

East Suffolk FOI – North Beach Oil Deposits

I have made a couple of posts about the oil deposits on Lowestoft North Beach which have been exposed due to erosion1,2. Despite claims in the press and to local residents East Suffolk Council now claim that they do not have any information about the extent of the oil deposits, have not carried out any […]

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Lowestoft North Beach Oil Deposits: Further Information

Original Spill Anglia TV 1978 report (http://www.eafa.org.uk/catalogue/205071) Previous Exposure Due To Erosion How much oil is buried under Norfolk’s beaches 35 years after Eleni V disaster?, EDP, 2 March 2014 (https://www.edp24.co.uk/news/how-much-oil-is-buried-under-norfolk-s-beaches-35-641508) Coastal erosion uncovers oil buried on Gorleston beach in 1978, BBC, 4 January 2016 (https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-norfolk-35221189) Current Exposure Eleni V tanker leak: Oil on Suffolk […]

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Lowestoft North Beach Oil Deposits: Council Response

The following is an email from East Suffolk Council to a local resident. A link to the full council statement is given below. We are currently seeking more information about the oil deposits and  the council’s response and will post them here when they are received. From: Sharon Bleese <Sharon.Bleese@eastsuffolk.gov.uk> Subject: Lowestoft north beach oil […]

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