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Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Coast Guard: Louisiana Oil Spill Cleanup Done, Origins Unknown | WSJ

The U.S. Coast Guard said Monday the cleanup of a small oil spill near Venice, La., is complete, but federal investigators are still unsure where the plume came from. A fisherman spotted and photographed a mile-long band of oily sheen last Wednesday on Breton Sound, a body of water separated from the open Gulf of Mexico by a series of slender barrier islands that form the Breton National Wildlife Refuge.
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