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Fishermen and volunteers clear up oil at polluted beach in Dalian

2010-07-23 15:15:33 GMT2010-07-23 23:15:33 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Fishing boats return to port after the oil spill cleanup operation off the coast of Dalian City, northeast China's Liaoning Province, July 22, 2010. Over 1,000 fishing boats were mobilized recently to join the oil spill cleanup operation after the oil pipe explosion at Dalian Xingang Harbor. Meanwhile a lot of fishermen and volunteers also came to the shore on their own to clear up crude oil in an attempt to retrieve the beautiful beachscape of former days. (Xinhua/Wang Xizeng)

Fishermen clean up crude oil at the oil leakage dense area of Xingang Harbor in Dalian City, northeast China's Liaoning Province, July 22, 2010. Over 1,000 fishing boats were mobilized recently to join the oil spill cleanup operation after the oil pipe explosion at Dalian Xingang Harbor. Meanwhile a lot of fishermen and volunteers also came to the shore on their own to clear up crude oil in an attempt to retrieve the beautiful beachscape of former days. (Xinhua/Lu Wenzheng)

Fishermen unload a barrel of crude oil collected during the oil spill cleanup operation off the coast of Dalian City, northeast China's Liaoning Province, July 22, 2010. Over 1,000 fishing boats were mobilized recently to join the oil spill cleanup operation after the oil pipe explosion at Dalian Xingang Harbor. Meanwhile a lot of fishermen and volunteers also came to the shore on their own to clear up crude oil in an attempt to retrieve the beautiful beachscape of former days. (Xinhua/Wang Xizeng)

Volunteers clean up crude oil at a polluted beach in Dalian City, northeast China's Liaoning Province, July 22, 2010. Over 1,000 fishing boats were mobilized recently to join the oil spill cleanup operation after the oil pipe explosion at Dalian Xingang Harbor. Meanwhile a lot of fishermen and volunteers also came to the shore on their own to clear up crude oil in an attempt to retrieve the beautiful beachscape of former days. (Xinhua/Lu Wenzheng)

A volunteer takes off the oil-covered gloves after cleaning up crude oil at a polluted beach in Dalian City, northeast China's Liaoning Province, July 22, 2010. Over 1,000 fishing boats were mobilized recently to join the oil spill cleanup operation after the oil pipe explosion at Dalian Xingang Harbor. Meanwhile a lot of fishermen and volunteers also came to the shore on their own to clear up crude oil in an attempt to retrieve the beautiful beachscape of former days. (Xinhua/Lu Wenzheng)

Fishing boats return to port after the oil spill cleanup operation off the coast of Dalian City, northeast China's Liaoning Province, July 22, 2010. Over 1,000 fishing boats were mobilized recently to join the oil spill cleanup operation after the oil pipe explosion at Dalian Xingang Harbor. Meanwhile a lot of fishermen and volunteers also came to the shore on their own to clear up crude oil in an attempt to retrieve the beautiful beachscape of former days.

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