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Can we depend on Nature’s Way?

On Sunday, a barge carrying 80,000 gallons of oil went tumbling over after crashing into a railroad bridge in Vicksburg, Mississippi.

Polluting the Mississippi River, the oil spill has caused an 8-mile waterway closing. 

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“Investigators are still trying to figure out what happened,” according to Lt. Ryan Gomez of the Coast Guard’s office in Memphis, Tenn.

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The barges are owned by Third Coast Towing LLC and was pushed by the Nature’s Way Endeavor tugboat. 

Environmental Services, a response-and-remediation company, is working on cleaning up the 80,000-gallon spill. The railroads have resumed as scheduled. 

It’s pretty sad that our water and natural resources have been compromised in such a way; we pray that cleanup is swift and effective. 

SOURCE: HUFFINGTON POST

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