Oil Burning on Tanker Off China Could Curb Sea-Spill Fallout

If all the condensate leaked into the sea instead of burning off, the spill would have been one of the biggest from a ship over the past five decades. The cargo size of about 150,000 metric tons aboard the Sanchi exceeds the 35,000 tons of crude that the Exxon Valdez spilled near Alaska — the biggest …