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Forget the Red Carpet: L.A. Now Has a Black Carpet

(Photo: Judith Doyle / Flickr Creative Commons)

On Thursday morning, a broken oil pipe spewed 50,000 gallons of oil in the streets of the Los Angeles suburb of Atwater Village. In some areas, the oil was reported to be knee-deep. The break occurred at a pumping station, where footage shows that oil sprayed 20 feet into the air, causing local businesses to be evacuated.


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