UK Tanker spills 6000 litres of caramel
6000 litres of caramel food additives were spilt and leaked into a river in Wales after a tanker crash on the A482 near Lampeter last week.
The spillage caused the water in the Nant Creuddyn river in Ceredigion a dark brown colour. Officers from the Environment Agency in Wales have visited the site and are continuing to monitor conditions in the river which is a tributary of the Afon Teifi.
A spokeswoman from the Environment Agency in Wales said,
“Although the food additive is not toxic in itself, it can affect oxygen levels in water which could have a negative impact on the fish population. The current high river flows are helping to disperse the liquid quickly, but we will continue to keep a close eye on the situation and will do everything we can to limit the impact of this accident on the local environment.”
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