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Oil spill dispersal. Pilot flying a c-130 Hercules aircraft on a mission to release dispersant 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 on 6th May, 2010.
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