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Re: US Navy ship strikes reef because of incorrect charts

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Originally Posted by GeorgeB View Post
Fact check: The USN turned over Subic Bay to the Philippine Navy in 1992. The USN hasn't been there (other than port calls) in twenty years. Any pollution is locally generated.
I think any Naval base that operated for 100 years, mostly before "environment" was a word in widespread use, would be able to pollute prodigiously for longer than 20 years after closing.
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