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A photo exhibition keeps the impact of Rayong's oil spill fresh in people's minds

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Like other environmental calamities, the 54,000-litre oil spill in the Gulf of Thailand from PTT Global Chemical's pipeline on the morning of July 27 will soon become a distant memory. Collective anger towards PTT has started to subside thanks to a well-oiled PR machine and orchestrated efforts by Thai authorities to play down the environmental impact. 

PHOTO: ROENGRIT KONGMUANG

The public is now more familiar with television ads inviting us to return to a pristine Koh Samet and enjoy fresh seafood from the gulf.

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