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California Oil Slick / Beach Clean-Up #444110

NBC Evening News for Monday, Feb 10, 1969
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(Studio) Santa Barbara, California tries to clean up oil leak from offshore well.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(Santa Barbara, California) No new oil since Saturday Qtr. million gallon leaked before. Straw used to soak up oil; then hauled out. Bulldozers scrape up straw; prisoners help. Union Oil Company provides most of clean-up crew and money. [Federal Water Pollution Control, Paul DEFALCO - states Union Oil has 700 working to clean beach.] Biologists fear fish to die later; 300 birds dead.
REPORTER: Ron Nessen

Reporter(s):
Huntley, Chet;
Nessen, Ron
Duration:
00:01:40

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