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Coast Guard Investigates Slick off U.S. Gulf Coast

October 25, 2010

According to an Oct. 23 report from Reuters, the U.S. Coast Guard is investigating a large brown slick floating near the mouth of the Mississippi River and said it could be weathered oil from the BP (BP) spill or just algae bloom. A Coast Guard vessel went out to the orange-brown substance, which stands around 2-3 miles (3-5 km) offshore at Tiger Pass, northwest of Venice, Louisiana, according to spokesman Jeff Hall.

(Source: Reuters)
 



 
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