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Environmentalists Fear Impact of Spanish Oil Spill

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Environmentalists Fear Impact of Spanish Oil Spill

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Environmentalists Fear Impact of Spanish Oil Spill

Environmentalists Fear Impact of Spanish Oil Spill

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The recent fuel oil spill off the coast of Spain is likely to cost tens of millions of dollars to clean up. But the environmental damage is just beginning to be understood — especially since the tanker Prestige sank with 17 million gallons of fuel oil on board. NPR's Christopher Joyce reports.