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July 20, 2016
Massive sewage spill forces closure of Los Angeles beaches
Los Angeles (AFP) July 20, 2016
Several beaches in the Los Angeles area were shut down on Tuesday after nearly 2.5 million gallons (9.5 million liters) of sewage spilled out from a ruptured line, officials said. The spill - described as one of the biggest in recent memory - began Monday afternoon, when the top of a sewer pipe collapsed, sending debris into the pipe and causing overflow. Repair crews managed to stop the leak by evening but the pipe split again on Tuesday, sending sewage into the Los Angeles River which carrie ... read more

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