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Coast Guard assesses damage from oil spill south of Timbalier Island

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Coast Guard crews worked Thursday to assess damage from an oil spill in the Gulf.

The leaking oil coming from a Shell subsea well-head flow line approximately 90 miles south of Timbalier Island has been stopped. An estimated 88 thousand gallons spilled.  

The cause of the incident is under investigation.

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