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May 16, 1999 | TONY PERRY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The oil slick left after a spill off Baja California began to dissipate Saturday and its remnants did not appear to pose any further danger to the shoreline, Coast Guard officials said Saturday. The slick, about the size of a football field, was moving south at about half a mile per hour, away from the spot where a pipeline broke as a tanker was pumping oil to an onshore facility. The spill occurred about 1 1/2 miles off the coast near Rosarito, a resort town about 30 miles south of the border.
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May 16, 1999 | TONY PERRY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The oil slick left after a spill off Baja California began to dissipate Saturday and its remnants did not appear to pose any further danger to the shoreline, Coast Guard officials said Saturday. The slick, about the size of a football field, was moving south at about half a mile per hour, away from the spot where a pipeline broke as a tanker was pumping oil to an onshore facility. The spill occurred about 1 1/2 miles off the coast near Rosarito, a resort town about 30 miles south of the border.
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May 15, 1999 | KEN ELLINGWOOD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Efforts were underway Friday to clean up as much as 110,000 gallons of fuel oil that spilled off the coast of Mexico near Rosarito a day earlier. The oil, which was being piped from a U.S.-owned tanker anchored 1 1/2 miles offshore to an onshore storage facility, spilled due to a pipe failure, according to the U.S. Coast Guard. Officials said some of the oil had come ashore and 200 Mexican navy personnel, working with a U.S. cleanup contractor, spent several hours Friday cleaning beaches.
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May 15, 1999 | KEN ELLINGWOOD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Efforts were underway Friday to clean up as much as 110,000 gallons of fuel oil that spilled off the coast of Mexico near Rosarito a day earlier. The oil, which was being piped from a U.S.-owned tanker anchored 1 1/2 miles offshore to an onshore storage facility, spilled due to a pipe failure, according to the U.S. Coast Guard. Officials said some of the oil had come ashore and 200 Mexican navy personnel, working with a U.S. cleanup contractor, spent several hours Friday cleaning beaches.
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