In the last 20 minutes, I’ve read the following reports on the Caterpillar oil spill in Chicago:

“U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer William Mitchell … says it poses no risk to human health but endangers animals.” (Detroit Free Press)

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“U.S. Environmental Protection Agency officials say it appears no fish or animals were harmed by the spill. Officials say the oil could harm humans.” (All Headline News)

“The EPA says there is no evidence the oil has harmed fish or birds and there is no danger for people.” (Associated Press)

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Well alright then.