May 2016, Vol. 243, No. 5

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Shell: Skimmers in Gulf to Clean Up 88,200 Gallon Spill

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Crews were preparing to clean up an oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico after about 88,200 gallons of oil were released from a Shell flow line about 90 miles off the coast of Louisiana, the company said Friday. Shell said five boats were dispatched to clean up oil they can skim off the surface of the Gulf. Meanwhile, environmental groups said this latest spill was another example of why offshore drilling should be banned. Activists plan to hold a march in Washington, D.C., on Sunday to demand an end to drilling and used this new spill as further evidence. “It’s unacceptable that oil spills have been permitted to become the status quo in the Gulf,” said Mic

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