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Buzzards Bay National Estuary Program

Pictures of the April
Oil Spill in Buzzards Bay

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Precautionary boom across Little River Bridge, Dartmouth, April 29, 4 PM. photo credit Aria Brisette, BBP


Cleanup at Barneys Joy Beach, near the Slocums River, Dartmouth, April 29, 4 PM. photo credit Aria Brisette, BBP


Cleanup at Barneys Joy Beach, near the Slocums River, Dartmouth, April 29, 4 PM. photo credit Aria Brisette, BBP


Cleanup at Barneys Joy Beach, near the Slocums River, Dartmouth, April 29, 4 PM. photo credit Aria Brisette, BBP


Dr. Joe Costa, Mishaum Point (Smith Neck), Dartmouth, April 29, 3 PM. photo credit Sarah Williams, BBP


Oil in the beach wrack (mostly eelgrass wrack), Smith Neck- Mishaum Point, 3 PM April 29. photo credit Joe Costa, BBP


Notice how the oil rises from this pen, showing it is still lighter than seawater and will float. Some No. 6 oil may sink. Photo credit Joe Costa, BBP


Oil in the rocks on Smith Neck (Mishaum Point) , 3:30 PM. April 29, photo credit Aria Brisette, BBP


March 2001 Aerial Photograph of Mishaum Point/Smith Neck and Barneys Joy showing primary locations of oil contamination