- The EMA is taking enforcement action against the violators in accordance with the Environmental Management Act;
- The EMA is ensuring that the responsible parties are eliminating the possibility of any recurrence of this incident;
- Among the immediate measures to be implemented at the site are the containing of the site by plugging of a hole in the perimeter wall, removing all storage containers, as well as, clean-up works of oil contamination within the site. The used oil is being collected and disposed of in an acceptable manner.
The Ministry of Energy and Energy Industries (MEEI), the primary responder to oil spills that affect the marine environment, was also notied of the incident, along with the Diego Martin Regional Corporation.