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Researchers Assess Damage from Spanish Oil Spill

A team of National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration scientists is in Spain to help with the cleanup of an oil spill from three weeks ago. The scientists also are advising local crews on ways to protect wildlife from the oil. NPR's Eric Niiler reports.

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Eric Niiler
Eric Niiler reports for NPR's national desk. His work can be heard on All Things Considered, Morning Edition, and other NPR newsmagazines. Before moving to his current post, Niiler was a reporter for NPR's Day to Day program, and also filed pieces for NPR's national and science desks.