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2004-11-27 15:00:03

PHILADELPHIA - A tanker spilled 30,000 gallons of crude oil into the Delaware River between Philadelphia and southern New Jersey, Coast Guard officials said Saturday. Private contractors were called in to skim oil from the surface of the water and place thousands of feet of boom to contain the floating slick. A stretch of less than 10 miles of the busy river was closed to commercial and recreational traffic while the spill was being cleaned up. "I would classify any spill in the water as...


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malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'