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UK: 60 swans rescued after dumped oil deluges three miles of town river

Posted in 2017, animals with tags , , , , on March 12, 2017 by theboldcorsicanflame

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60 swans were rescued after hundreds of gallons of oil deluged more than three miles of a town centre river.

 

The Environment Agency (EA) is now using “absorbent booms” to soak up the oil streak in the River Kennet, in Reading, while they try to track down the culprit.

“Every effort is being made to find the source of this pollution which we believe to have originated in the industrial areas in south Reading,” said an EA spokesman

TO BE CONTINUED ON

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/03/11/sixty-swans-rescued-dumped-oil-deluges-three-miles-town-river/

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