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Sinking tugboat releases thousands of gallons of diesel into the Tennessee River in Alabama, prompting calls for swimmers to get out of the water, police say

Posted on AllSides July 16th, 2023
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Thousands of gallons of diesel were released into the Tennessee River after a tugboat sank in northwest Alabama, prompting calls for swimmers to get out of the water after the fuel began washing up on nearby shores, authorities said Sunday. The tugboat sank near O’ Neil Bridge and began to release roughly 3,000 to 5,000 gallons of diesel into the water, the Florence Alabama Police Department said in a news release. “Diesel fuel has began to wash up the beaches of McFarland Park,” the department added. People who were swimming...

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https://cnn.com/2023/07/16/us/tennessee-river-alabama-tugboat-diesel-release/index.html

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