Mathurin Tianprapakun, a 29-year-old safety engineer at PTT Global Chemical Plc (PTTGC), has temporarily left her job at the petrochemical plant to collect oil-drenched sand in plastic bags at Ao Phrao beach on Koh Samet.
Girls enjoy the beach at Ao Wong Duan near the oil spill-tainted Ao Phrao on Koh Samet yesterday. Ao Wong Duan, on the opposite side of the island, has been spared any damage from the oil slick which authorities have been battling to contain off Rayong. THITI WANNAMONTHA
She is among 200 staff volunteers from the company who have joined naval personnel and staff from several authorities in cleaning up the beach affected by an oil slick which leaked from a PTTGC pipeline.
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