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Rush to contain large oil spill in Gulf of Mexico after Storm Ida

BBC News

September 5, 2021

Clean-up crews and the US Coast Guard are trying to locate the source of an oil spill spotted in the Gulf of Mexico after deadly Hurricane Ida.

Recent satellite photos by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) showed the slick about two miles (3km) off Port Fourchon, Louisiana.

It appears to be coming from a source underwater at an offshore drilling site, the Associated Press reports.

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