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Day 4: Diving at Egmont Key

Here’s your expedition update for today, from Oceana’s senior campaign communications manager Dustin Cranor:

 After nearly 30 hours in commute, we finally arrived to Tampa.

The crew took off early this morning on the Oceana Lat-Long, the Latitude’s 28-foot tender, to dive at Egmont Key at the mouth of Tampa Bay. Egmont Key, a national wildlife refuge only accessible by boat, was home to Fort Dade during the Spanish-American war. Although this island was once capable of protecting our coasts from offshore invaders, it’s no defense against oil.

Here’s support diver Soledad Esnaola: 

Soledad Esnaola Second Oceana Dive Operation Egmont Key from Oceana on Vimeo.


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