Yong-Suk Choi (Yong-Suk)Tae-Won Jung (Yong-Soo)Acacia Kim (Yoon-Hee)Sung-Joon Nam (Scooter)Myung-Sang Yoo (Soon-Chul)
The seventh of December 2007, the worst oil spill in the history has occurred. The ship of the Sam sung Construction crushed on to the Hong Kong registered Hebei Spirit, a 147,000 ton oil tanker at the coast of Taean, a small town in South Korea. The collision caused about 10,500 tons of oil to leak into the waters. The shore was covered by the huge oil belt. The Villagers entire livelihood and their will to live were taken. The village saw four times the average suicide rate, the damage is estimated about 580 million dollars. However, Seoul high court has judged only an award of 5.4 million dollars damages to Sam-sung. Without proper compensation, villagers had to gave up to fight. Two years have passed, but they are still suffering.