No oil-spill returnees, but dead animals up

Posted: April 30, 2013 at 12:51 a.m.

Mayflower resident Angela Harness speaks during a gathering by a group called Arkansans Concerned about Oil Pipelines Monday afternoon at Pearce Park in Mayflower. The group spoke of concerns about pipelines on the one month anniversary of an oil spill in Mayflower from an ExxonMobil pipeline.

MAYFLOWER — One month after an Exxon Mobil pipeline ruptured, spilling more than 200,000 gallons of oil into a Mayflower subdivision and a cove of Lake Conway, the numbers of wildlife displaced, injured or killed have significantly risen as the cleanup has increasingly focused on the backwater.

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