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Dubai Star spill oil off US coast

Dubai Star spill oil off US coast
Oil collects in a boom that extends from the rear of the oil tanker Dubai Star as it sits anchored in the San Francisco Bay, California. The Dubai Star leaked bunker oil into the San Francisco Bay during a fuel transfer early Friday morning. It is unknown how much oil was spilled into the bay and crews are beginning to start clean up operations. (Getty Images)
Dubai Star spill oil off US coast
A worker with the Port of Oakland deploys an oil containment boom near the site where oil tanker Dubai Star leaked oil into the San Francisco Bay, California. (Getty Images)
Dubai Star spill oil off US coast
East Bay Regional Parks District worker Justin Neville prepares to deploy an oil containment boom near the site where oil tanker Dubai Star leaked oil into the San Francisco Bay. (Getty Images)
Dubai Star spill oil off US coast
About 11,000 feet of boom has been deployed and protection measures established at pre-identified environmentally sensitive sites.\n

The 600ft long vessel carrying jet fuel was receiving bunker fuel from a barge while the early morning oil spill happened. (Getty Images)
Dubai Star spill oil off US coast
The oil tanker Dubai Star sits anchored in the San Francisco Bay after it leaked bunker oil into the area. (Getty Images)
Dubai Star spill oil off US coast
A boat approaches the oil tanker Dubai Star as it sits anchored in the San Francisco Bay, California. (Getty Images)