20 July 2010 - China. An oil firefighter worker, Han Xiaoxiong, is rescued after been submerged underneath a thick oil slick. Another firefighter, Zhang Liang, died during this incident. The workers ran into trouble as they were attempting to fix an underwater pump during oil spill cleanup operations. The spill was caused by a pipeline blast at the Dalian Port.
© Lu Guang / Greenpeace