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Oil Spill in New Orleans July 23, 2008
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Oil Spill in New Orleans on July 23rd . Almost 1/2-million gallons of oil spilled ( number six crude oil) into the Mississippi River when a tanker and a barge collided at 1:30 AM. The clean up has began. The Mississippi is closed from New Orleans to the Gulf of Mexico. Oil is washing up on the shores of the River including the area bordering the French Quarter.