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46 days and counting

A brief update for you on the Timor Sea oil spill:

Today, now 46 days after oil began gushing from a platform in the Timor Sea, efforts to plug the leak have failed. It will take up to four days to complete a second attempt to stop this disastrous spill. Meanwhile, the oil slick has grown so large it can be seen from space.

Check out Skytruth for the latest details.

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