UPDATE: USS Guardian - stripped of materials that would damage Tubbataha Reef in Philippines

By Vessels

U.S. Navy warship that stuck on the Philippine reef, its tanks have been pumped full of water from the sea to maintain the vessel stable while salvage ships work near of the grounding.
Salvage team are led by the Navy and had to clear most of the materials from the minesweeper USS Guardian that could be environmental threat for Tubbataha Reef, a Philippine national park and UNESCO World Heritage Site
What is the threat?
Materials from the vessel like paint, solvents and lubricants, information from a statement from the U.S. Embassy in Manila.
Everything that can possibly damage the reef has to be removed. All of the 15,000 gallons of diesel fuel aboard the 224-foot-long, 1,312-ton ship were safely removed.
Heavy cranes has to arrive at the place of the incident in order to lift the USS Guardian of the reef. Reinforcements of the wood-and-fiberglass hull need to be made.