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Full high winds are keeping Coast Guard crews from getting a closer look at an oil drilling rig that ran aground in Alaska.
Right now the -- appears stable off the small island near Kodiak Island.
It's carrying about one -- you 43000.
Gallons of diesel fuel and 121000.
Gallons of hydraulic fluid.
And Clement is -- -- -- newsroom following the story fours and a good morning first of all morning and Telus.
Is whether the problem here.
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-- there are forecasts again today.
That are letting us know that the storm -- eased up a bit but gusts up to 35 miles an hour and then thirty foot waves are forecasted for today once the weather does -- cooperate though heartfelt.
Marine experts are going to be boarding the -- to take photos and videos to come up with a salvage plan.
Currently the Royal Dutch Shell drilling -- appears to be stable but there are concerns the ship could leaked diesel lube oil and hydraulic fuel.
Tell votes were pulling the rig to Seattle for maintenance last week when severe weather forced crews -- Lead into an area that would cause the least amount of environmental damage and cut it loose -- the rig ran aground.
Near an uninhabited island off the coast of Alaska are fell on Monday night in -- in a very real concern that a spill could happen.
Well -- spill response team is preparing a plan and mobilizing equipment in the event that is still should happen.
A spokesperson for the teen tells us aerial pictures though show no signs of a leak.
In an official from -- says the -- recently had 292.
Million dollars of improvements done.
It's built with reinforced steel that is three inches thick.
The -- is home to harbor seals sea -- salmon and at least two endangered species.
-- that Democrat on the natural resources committee congressman Ed Markey.
It's sharing his concern with this statement.
Oil companies keep saying they can conquer the Arctic but in the Arctic keeps disagreeing with the oil companies drilling expansion.
Could prove disastrous for this sensitive environment and -- shell Alaska operations manager says that once the situation is under control they will investigate the cause.
The -- wasn't certain whether the findings will be made public now the Coast Guard tells us they plan to investigate.
And says they will make their findings public -- -- will be interest in hearing those -- think very much mechanical things and --
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