No oil spill seen at Shell drill ship in Alaska
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - An overnight Coast Guard flight over an Alaska drilling rig that ran aground in shallow water on New Year's Eve found no signs of a fuel spill.
But officials at a unified command center run by the Coast Guard, Royal Dutch Shell PLC, state responders and others say they'll have to wait until daylight to know for sure what environmental impact the grounding might have caused.
Spokeswoman Darci Sinclair says the North Pacific storm that has caused problems for Shell's efforts to move the drill into place near Kodiak Island is expected to continue Tuesday, at a slightly milder intensity. The storm has included winds near 70 mph and swells to 35 feet.
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