Birling Gap: Air Pollution

Department for Transport written question – answered on 11th September 2017.

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Photo of Mary Creagh Mary Creagh Chair, Environmental Audit Committee

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will provide an update on the Marine and Coastguard Agency investigation on reports of a chemical haze at Birling Gap beach on 27 August 2017.

Photo of John Hayes John Hayes Minister of State (Department for Transport)

The Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) investigation into the Birling Gap Incident is ongoing.

The MCA has worked with other responders to identify a list of possible vessels of interest and is now finalising inquiries relating to possible sources; at this time the MCA has no further information to report regarding either the source or the nature of the gas.

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