Opinion

Oil-filled tankers not only threat

To the Editor,

It is nice to see all the protests against oil tankers and the harm they may cause the environment and sea creatures.

But why are there no protests against cruise ships? They carry large amounts of oil – picked up in the U.S. – then sail through our Inside Passage.

Wouldn’t they present the same threats as oil tankers?

Perhaps the tankers should be painted a beautiful, brilliant white like the cruise ships.

J. Gilchrist

Nanaimo

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