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The New York Times: Shell Agrees to Pay $19.75 Million for ’88 Spill Off San Francisco

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Published: December 1, 1989

LEAD: The Shell Oil Company has agreed to pay $19.75 million for spilling more than 400,000 gallons of crude oil into San Francisco Bay last year.

The Shell Oil Company has agreed to pay $19.75 million for spilling more than 400,000 gallons of crude oil into San Francisco Bay last year.

The pact on payment was announced Wednesday, and the payments are to be made to the Federal and state governments and a number of municipalities. The payments will include almost $11 million to restore marshland and acquire other wetlands around San Francisco Bay.

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