Massive Oil Spill Taints Spain s Coast – CBS News #oil #spill #in #spanish

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# By Jaime Holguin CBS November 20, 2002, 7:33 AM Massive Oil Spill Taints Spain’s Coast The Bahamas-registered Prestige oil tanker sinks off Spain’s coast in the Atlantic ocean Tuesday Nov. 19, 2002. The stricken tanker carrying 20 million gallons of oil split in two Tuesday and sank threatening an environmental disaster off the northwest coast of Spain and Portugal. A damaged tanker carrying more than 20 million gallons of fuel oil broke in two off northwest Spain and sank Tuesday, threatening an environmental disaster. The Bahamas-flagged Prestige vanished into the ocean at midday, said Lars Walder, a spokesman for …