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La. ecological harm called unprecedented

Spill cleanup could take years

By Beth Daley
Globe Staff / September 30, 2005

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NEW ORLEANS -- The environmental damage from hurricanes Katrina and Rita is unparalleled in its scope and variety, scientists say, with massive oil spills blanketing marshes, sediment smothering vast fishing grounds, and millions of gallons of raw sewage scattered in New Orleans and along the 400-mile Louisiana coast. (Full article: 1231 words)

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