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San Francisco Bay oil spill

Posted By Beth Terry On November 12, 2007 @ 6:58 pm In Environmental,Local | 4 Comments

By now, everyone has heard about the terrible oil spill in the San Francisco Bay last week. Friday, I stopped at the wharf on my way to the Green Festival, to see for myself. The smell was terrible. Like walking into a chemical factory, except it was outside! Oil floated on top of the water instead of ducks. And the boat that hit the Bay Bridge was still anchored out there like a bad dog tied to a stake. Here are a few of the photos I took on Friday:

And here’s a little irony:

Those who would like to help with the cleanup can sign up at SF Baykeeper [1]. Just one more reason that we need to discontinue our dependence on oil, including oil used to make plastics.

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[1] SF Baykeeper: http://baykeeper.org/articles/improving-oil-spill-response-bay

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