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Update: Boom placed around ‘mystery’ fuel spill on the Columbia

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Update 5 p.m. Sunday: State Department of Ecology officials this morning placed a bright orange containment boom around a sheen on the Columbia River that smells strongly of diesel.

Officials continue to look for the cause of the sheen. Current considerations include sonar to try and determine if an old pipe may be leaking and, if so, sending a diver down to try to find it, Ecology spokeswoman Camille St. Onge said Sunday afternoon. 

The sheen is off the Columbia's…

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