Australian oil leak 10 times worse than thought

A view of Kawana Beach is seen after an oil slick on March 12, 2009 on the Sunshine Coast, Australia. The oil which escaped from the container ship ‘Pacific Adventurer’ during this week’s Cyclone Hamish off the coast of Queensland, at Marcoola Beach at the Sunshine Coast on March 12, 2009 in Brisbane, Australia.  According to government official report 10 times more oil and ammonium nitrate(60,700 gallons) than originally thought (5,300 – 7,900 gallons) spilled from a ship blackening miles of sand along to Australia’s northeast coast.  (Photo by Bradley Kanaris/Getty Images)


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