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Latest Oil Spill Near Chicago

Tue, 25 Mar 2014 15:47:35 CDT
By: AP

Oil has spilled into Lake Michigan about 20 miles southeast of Chicago. Crews have placed booms across a cove at BP's Whiting, Indiana, refinery where workers discovered the spill yesterday. A BP spokesman says oil entered the refinery's cooling water system, which discharges into the lake.

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