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Sept-Îles oil spill spreads as crews race against clock – Environment Quebec estimates 5 kilometres of coastline coated by slick

A week after a major oil spill in Sept-Îles, Que., crews are still scrambling to clean up kilometres of slick that have spread across the bay. About 450,000 litres of bunker oil — often used to power ships — spilled from a shipping operation owned by Cliffs Natural Resources overnight on Aug. 31. [email protected]  10:52