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Lutong River

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Lutong River is a river that flows North-South along the coast to the west of Lutong town. The river goes through a mangrove swamp.


In 2007, crude oil that was being transported from an underground pipeline sprung a leak of an undertermined amount along the Lutong river was detected. The spill affected over 1,000 families in the area as a result, some directly as a result of fumes from the leak, and others indirectly as they depended on fishing in the river. The leak caused caused damage to the environment and wildlife in the area.

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