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|NEW ORLEANS Sep 2, 2005 A huge oil spill was spotted near two storage tanks on the Mississippi River downstream from New Orleans, state officials said Friday.
The oil was seen in a flyover to the Venice area by the Department of Environmental Quality.
"Two tanks with the capacity of holding 2 million barrels appear to be leaking," the department said in a statement
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