Suez Canal Sees Pollution Spike Following Ever Given Stall

The massive craft got stuck in the canal, blocking traffic for several days.

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- And the great Suez Canal debacle of 2021 did not just hurt international business. The environment suffered also. The amount of sulfur dioxide was five times higher than normal levels because of ships idling in that canal for, like, a week. Sulfur dioxide can cause respiratory issues plus acid rain. Luckily, it returned to normal levels when the Ever Given was freed.