US Navy causes fuel spills every two days

On average, the US Navy spilled fuel every two days between 1990 to '97, according to an Associated Press analysis of Navy data.


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Navy spills in US ports came to 181,453 gallons during the eight-year period. Puget Sound ports had the greatest spillage: 56,674 gallons during the eight-year period. Norfolk-area spills came to 36,773 gallons. The San Diego waterfront counted 33,584 gallons. The Mayport, Fla., area: 10,805.

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