Oil on the water? Report it with new app

BRICK – A new smartphone application that lets witnesses instantly report oil spills and other messes — with precise geographic location — offers a potential leap forward in citizen involvement that its developers hope will stem the tide of everyday pollution in coastal waters.

The Marine Defenders pollution reporting app allows iPhone users to instantly report sightings of oil or marine debris, with precise locations. (Photo: staff photo/Kirk Moore)

The Marine Defenders pollution reporting app allows iPhone users to instantly report sightings of oil or marine debris, with precise locations. (Photo: staff photo/Kirk Moore)

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