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Flames and smoke from the Iranian oil tanker Sanchi is seen in the East China Sea, on January 15, 2018. | 10th Regional Coast Guard Headquarters/Handout via Reuters
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An Oil Slick Off the Coast of China Has Tripled in Size

The Iranian oil tanker Sanchi collided over a week ago with a freighter, and Chinese officials say the oil slick is now 128 square miles, threatening marine life, including humpback and grey whales.

Published On 01/22/2018
11:08 AM EST