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Swans rescued after oil spill affects 3 miles of Berkshire river

Swans have been rescued after an oil spill in the River Kennet in Reading. More than 3 miles of the river has been affected. Oil absorbent booms are in place to help contain the spill.

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May take 'matter of weeks' to clean up oil spill

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The Environment Agency has said it may take a matter of days or even weeks to clean up the oil spill in the River Kennet in Reading.

Oil absorbent booms have been put in place to help contain the spill.

Credit: ITV Meridian

More than three miles of the river has been affected.

Swans have been rescued from the river to protect their welfare.

David Mc Knight, Environment Agency

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