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Oil spill dispersal. Oil dispersant being pumped into a Basler BT-67 fixed wing aircraft. The dispersant will be released over the oil spill caused by the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico 20th April 2010. Over five thousand barrels of oil a day leaked into the Gulf of Mexico, 80 kilometres from the coast of Louisiana, USA, harming local wildlife and fishing industries. Photographed in Houma, Louisiana, on 5th May, 2010.
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