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2007-11-16 14:46:31.676464+00 by Dan Lyke 2 comments

Muir Beach man cited for cleaning up oil spill:

"You don't have to be trained to do this," he said. "We had on gloves and we didn't feel there was a health risk. It just lifted up from the sand like it was in kitty litter. They came late with only five people. We felt that anything we could do is better than nothing."

Moser said he declined three orders to halt his activities before he was cited.

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#Comment Re: made: 2007-11-16 15:15:31.129615+00 by: meuon [edit history]

Alternatively, they could have "trained" him and friends. Might have taken a few minutes:

And most importantly:

#Comment Re: made: 2007-11-17 16:10:59.545897+00 by: Larry Burton

I'll bet you the problem had more to do with the contract the Park Service had with the trained spill clean up contractor not having as much to clean up than it did for concern for Mr. Moser's or the monks' health.