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It took 5.5 million feet of boom, an absorbent barrier that is used to collect and absorb oil, to contain and clean up most of the spill.
In 1978 an oil spill near Portsall, France dumped 68 million gallons of oil into the water.In 1979 two tankers near Trinidad and Tobago collided and spilled 83 million gallons into the ocean. As one of the tankers was being towed it lost another 41 gallons of oil into the ocean.In 1983 a production well in Libya exploded and dumped 42 million gallons into the surrounding environment.In 1988 a storm caused the Odyssey oil tanker to lose more than 43 million gallons of oil into the ocean.In 1991 Iraqi forces dumped 300 million gallons of oil into the Persian Gulf. This was part of their offensive tactics in the Gulf War.
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