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Gulf Spills

Oil Spills Continue to Threaten the Gulf

The danger from the three oil spills that began to threaten the environment and industrial sites on the western coast of the Gulf a fortnight ago receded early last week because of southerly winds which kept the bulk of the slicks away from the shores and in the northern part of the Gulf. However, the winds changed course on 7 February and began blowing again from north to south bringing the...