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New industry grows up around oil, chemical spills

A convention of the people who produce, ship, and regulate these substances and clean them up when they are spilled is meeting here to talk about their common problem. Satirist Jean Shepherd compared it to "a convention of embalmers." But Wednesday, as he spoke to the crowd of 700 in the banquet room of the Deauville Hotel, Shepherd also observed, "there must be a lot of bucks in this." THE CROWD laughed uneasily at Shepherd's thought. . .


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April 13,1978
St Petersburg Times

Courtesy: Steve Glazer