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An American in China

China’s Oil Spill Disaster

Posted by w_thames_the_d on July 21, 2010


China has this horrendous oil spill off the northeast coast. The governemnt, as usual is being relatively tight lipped, but they have closed the Dalian beach. You can look at this man who almost drowned in the slick to see how bad it is.

Worker drowns during oil spill clean-up in Dalian

A worker rescues his co-worker from drowning in the oil slick while attempting to fix an underwater pump during the oil spill clean-up operations at Dalian’s Port in Liaoning province July 20, 2010. [Photo/Agencies]

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