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Aleutian Wildlife Refuge Threatened by Oil Spill

NPR's Noah Adams discusses efforts to clean up an oil spill in the waters off Alaska's coast with Dan Magone, owner of Magone Marine, a business that specializes in emergency ship repair and salvage services in western Alaska. The 738-foot Malaysian-flagged freighter Selendang Ayu broke apart in gale-force winds just offshore from a sensitive marine ecosystem, and there are fears the tons of heavy bunker oil used as fuel could devastate the coast.

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Noah Adams, long-time co-host of NPR's All Things Considered, brings more than three decades of radio experience to his current job as a contributing correspondent for NPR's National Desk., focusing on the low-wage workforce, farm issues, and the Katrina aftermath. Now based in Ohio, he travels extensively for his reporting assignments, a position he's held since 2003.
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