Duran Duran: RioiTunes

Wessex FM News

Contact the News Team:
Tel: 01305 250333

Chesil Oil Slick Turns Out To Be Algae

Chesil Beach

9:08am 26th March 2014

Coastguards say reports of an oil slick washed on Chesil beach were well meaning, but wrong.

They called in experts after reports that it extended along its length.

After consultation with the Environment Agency about the muddy-green slick and the foam, it was confirmed that this was the annual algae bloom appearing slightly earlier than usual due to the warmer weather.

Sign up for the latest local news direct to your inbox

Share This Story

Delicious Submit this page to reddit

dorset business directory

The Wessex Word

See the latest wrong guesses and win cash!

Win M&S Vouchers

Thanks to the new Ignis from Lanehouse Suzuki

The Bun Run

Request the cakes for your workplace!

Book The Wessex FM Disco

For your wedding, party or celebration!

Dorset Webcams

Take a look around our beautiful county

Meeting Room Hire

Come to Wessex FM for your meeting or conference